Italophile


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Italophile

Someone who admires Italy, its culture, its language, or its people.
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Tennyson's own reception of Italian literature, importantly mediated by his Italophile closest friend Arthur Hallam, informs Naomi Levine's "TirraLirrical Ballads: Source Hunting with the Lady of Shalott" (VP 54, no.
of not more than 75,000 words." Likewise, the tourist behaviors of the Baedeker-carrying, pockmarked writer are exactly what the Italophile Cantwell fears mark him as an outsider in a society to which he desperately attempts to belong.
This book is not intended for Italianists; for the specialist, the issues addressed are either all too well known or far too trivial, but might be of appeal to the dilettante Italophile. Augias, from Rome and claiming to be a descendent of John Augias, a French folk hero, dedicates approximately a quarter of the book to historic events and personalities of southern Italy and Sicily, yet sadly insists on conjuring up divisive and derogatory rhetoric in lieu of marshaling in his vast cultural knowledge to reveal the "secrets of Italy." His observations are the same old crusty comments regarding the corrupt government officials of Naples that let garbage pile up in the streets and the pervasive hand of the mafia that undermines democracy and promotes economic disparity in Sicily.
After coming back from Italy where she studied its cuisine under the best teachers, Fores tested her knowledge and skills at Ali Mall's Trattoria Uno, a country-style Italian restaurant owned by her uncle and Italophile, Jorge Araneta.
Baldoli and Fleming present students, academics, and researchers with their edited version of this previously unpublished account of World War II from a British Italophile and fascist.
One camp was encapsulated by Pierre Crozat (1661-1740), the Italophile scion of a mighty banking dynasty.
I read another work called Poets in a Landscape by Gilbert Highet, which is about Latin poets and their relationship to place--it wasn't great but interesting for an Italophile and a fan of Horace.
It shows how London gradually became a printing center on a European scale, with many printers such as the Italophile and book importer John Wolfe playing his part as the "first London bookseller to produce a substantial sequence of books illustrated with maps" (page 1705).
And then there is Italy, where, beginning with his military service in the late 1950s, Charles became an Italophile, knowledgeable especially about Rome, Venice, and Verona.
Selfconfessed Italophile Jordan vehemently denies he used such words, nobody else heard the phrase, no lip readers picked up on it and Gattuso made no complaint to officials, or referred to it when initially asked why he had butted a coach.
WHAT news, next, of Alun Cairns, the Italophile MP/AM now plying his trade at Westminster?
The occasion was a friend''s 50th birthday and he being an Italophile we deemed it appropriate to visit a location that promised on its website that everything freshly prepared and made on the premises.