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Old Calabria

  • 355 Pages
  • 1.72 MB
  • English
Harcourt, Brace , New York
Description and t
LC ClassificationsDG975.C15 D6 1956
The Physical Object
Pagination355 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24753778M
LC Control Number56007915

Old Calabria book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality /5. Jan 31,  · Old Calabria [Norman Douglas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

At the time when southern Italy was an isolated and underdeveloped region, Douglas wrote this travel guide to bring the beauty that he found in Calabria to the reading public. Inspired by the landscape/5(18). Jan 31,  · Old Calabria - Kindle edition by Norman Douglas.

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Apr 01,  · At the time when southern Italy was an isolated and underdeveloped region, Douglas wrote this travel guide to bring the beauty that he found in Calabria to the reading public. Inspired by the landscape, unique cultural traditions, and proximity to history, he found even traveling on long mule trails to be an enjoyable part of the journey rather than an inconvenience.

George Norman Douglas (8 December – 7 February ) was a British writer, now best known for his novel South travel books such as his Old Calabria were also appreciated for the quality of their dsc-sports.come works: South Wind, Old Calabria, Some Limericks. First published inOld Calabria is a comprehensive and exciting account of adventure travel.

Captivated by the pagan quality of the mezzogiorno, Norman Douglas plunged into Calabria, the southernmost and most backward part of Italy (a province that was still largely devoid of any form of modern amenity).

He endured extremes of climate /5(3). Jan 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Old Calabria by Norman Douglas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at So Old Calabria is to appear in the "Modern Library" series.

Good luck to it. Now I wonder what the American public will make of this book. Will it give them much trouble to read. It certainly gave me a vast deal of trouble to write. Old Calabria. Norman Douglas.

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Apr 13,  · Norman Douglas () was born in Austria and educated in England, Germany and France. Much of his life was spent in exile, in Italy and the south of France. His first work, Siren Land, was published infollowed by Fountains in the Sand () and Old Calabria ()/5(60). years old at this time, gracious in manner and of surprising personal beauty.] For the first time since long Calabria was purged.

Ever since the Bruttians, irreclaimable plunderers, had established themselves at Cosenza, disquieting their old Hellenic neighbours, the recesses of this country had been a favourite retreat of political malcontents.

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Review: Old Calabria User Review - Amy - Goodreads. I liked this book. It had interesting information about southern Italy. Also some funny stories. I enjoyed the writing style, although it's certainly not the type of book that made me dive into every /5(2).

Oct 08,  · Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and this province of old Calabria, [Footnote: It included the heel of Italy.] on matters of exclusively local interest--its history, meteorology, dialects, classical references to the country, extracts from old economic documents, notes on the development of Apulian printing, examples of modern local caricature, descriptions of mediaeval.

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Old Calabria, it is generally agreed, is the best travel book ever written about Douglas was particularly well suited to write such a book. He was well traveled, knew six languages. [Old Calabria], published inpurports to be an account of one journey through Southern Italy, but it soon becomes clear that Douglas must have visited the area several times between about and (there are few mentions of external events, but he does talk about the Messina earthquake and the Albanian rebellion).4/5(2).

In Calabria is about unicorns, so fans of The Last Unicorn will probably jump on it. However, I should warn readers that the two books are quite different. The Last Unicorn is a more traditional fantasy, and In Calabria is a magic realism story/5.

With the title Old Calabria, Douglas uses an historical reference to the area that would today correspond to the regions of Apulia, Basilicata and Calabria. The book is the fruit of many visits, the first in and the longest in This Old Calabria book is just not ordinary book, you have after that it the world is in your hands.

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Skip to main navigation Skip to main navigation Skip to search Skip to search Skip to content English English, collapsed. pages. Pictorial paper cover. Pages are lightly tanned and thumbed at the edges, with some foxing. Binding has remained firm. Hinges have been reinforced with tape.

Tape marks to endpapers and pastedowns. Card is lightly rub worn and thumbed wit. Feb 14,  · In Calabria by Peter S. Beagle Having adored The Last Unicorn, in film, and having read the book in its original format, I have adored this poignant author and his sad longing he writes about.

In Calabria he captures the wonderment and beauty of the human soul, and /5(2).

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Feel free to express your thoughts if you are really positive about this book. On the end please give a rating too. A Book About Calabria, Italy. ONCE THE HUB OF THE MEDITERRANEAN, Calabria now dangles, largely ignored, at the bottom of the Italian boot, struggling for survival, acceptance and a place in modern Italy and the world.The region is served by three heavily used roads: two national highways along the coasts (SS18 Napoli-Reggio and SS Reggio-Taranto) and the A2 motorway, which links Salerno and Reggio, passing by Cosenza along the old inland route.

In Calabria there are two main airports: one is situated in Reggio, a few kilometres from city centre, built in Capital: Catanzaro."This rare book is not only the most authentic reflection of the cooking of rural Calabria but a matter of heart." --Paul Bertolli, founder and curemaster, Fra'Mani Handcrafted Salumi "My Calabria is a rich portrait of remarkable recipes, traditions, and celebrations told through family stories and cooking secrets.

Rosetta is an ideal teacher.