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Florence Stories

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Apr 20, 2021 | ISBN 9780593318577

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Table Of Contents

Preface
 
DANTE ALIGHIERI, from The Divine Comedy

GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO, from the Decameron

ANTONIO MANETTI, “The Fat Woodworker”

BENEDETTO DEI, “The Prosperity of Florence”

MARSILIO FICINO, from Letters

FRANCESCO GUICCIARDINI, “A Portrait of Lorenzo de’ Medici”

GIORGIO VASARI, from The Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors and Architects

BENVENUTO CELLINI, from The Autobiography of Benvenuto de Cellini

TOBIAS SMOLLETT, from Travels Through France and Italy

STENDHAL, from Rome, Naples and Florence

GEORGE ELIOT, from Romola

MARK TWAIN, from Travelogues

HENRY JAMES, from The Diary of a Man of Fifty

RAINER MARIA RILKE, from Diaries of a Young Poet

E. M. FORSTER, from A Room with a View

D. H. LAWRENCE, from Aaron’s Rod

D. H. LAWRENCE, “Fireworks in Florence”

W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM, “Up at the Villa”

VASCO PRATOLINI, from Family Chronicle

CURZIO MALAPARTE, from The Skin

CURZIO MALAPARTE, from Those Cursed Tuscans

MARY MCCARTHY, from The Stones of Florence

IRIS ORIGO, “Childhood at Fiesole”

PENELOPE FITZGERALD, from Innocence

SALMAN RUSHDIE, from The Enchantress of Florence

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