The land of hunger / Piero Camporesi ; translated by Tania Croft-Murray with the assistance of Claire Foley ; Italian dialect and Latin text translated by Shayne Mitchell.

Author
Other titles
  • Paese della fame. English
Published
  • Cambridge Cambridge, MA, USA : Polity Press ; Blackwell Publishers 1996
Physical description
223 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 0745608884
  • 9780745608884
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-220) and index.
  • Text stranslated from the Italian.
Contents
  • Introduction: From Giant to Beggar: the Colossus and the Man of Naught -- 1. The Devil's Carnival -- 2. Charlatans, Cheats and Malingerers -- 3. The Science of the Belly: Decline and Death of the Myth of Cockaigne -- 4. The Land of Hunger -- 5. The Witches' Carnival -- 6. A Blemished World.
Other names
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • text
Language
  • English
  • Italian

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Headington Library, Special Collections Reading Room Fuller Collection 641.0945 CAM

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