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1848

1848  

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The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January, ...
Afredo Oriani

Afredo Oriani  

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(1852–1909).Novelist and essayist. Born in Faenza, he was educated in Bologna, where after further studies in Rome and Naples he worked briefly in the legal profession before withdrawing to ...
Anthologies of poetry

Anthologies of poetry  

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Begin with the regional collections, W. P. Reeves and J. Ward's The Book of Canterbury Rhymes (1866; 1883) and O. T. J. Alpers's The Jubilee Book of Canterbury Rhymes (1900). ...
Antonio Beltramelli

Antonio Beltramelli  

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(1879–1930).Writer and journalist. His first novel, Gli uomini rossi (1904), is a Romeo and Juliet tale of conflict in his native Romagna between Catholics and republicans (rossi); in the ...
Antonio Fogazzaro

Antonio Fogazzaro  

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(1842–1911)Italian novelist and essayist. His humour and powers of characterization are at their best in Piccolo mondo antico (1895: The Little World of the Past), set north of Lake ...
Australian English

Australian English  

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Is a term used to describe the form of English spoken and written in Australia. Like other national varieties of English, it shares much of its vocabulary and pronunciation with ...
Australian Natives Association

Australian Natives Association  

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Was a benefit society formed in Melbourne in 1871, with membership restricted to men born in Australia. It depicted itself as a national organisation since it ignored old-world ethnic divisions ...
‘Banjo’ Paterson

‘Banjo’ Paterson  

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(1864–1941),Australian writer, born on a bush station in New South Wales; he trained as a solicitor. The author of ‘Waltzing Matilda’, he grew up in the bush and had ...
Berto Ricci

Berto Ricci  

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(1905–41).Florentine poet and writer, and a Fascist who struggled against the reactionary tendencies of official Fascism. He founded the polemical review L'Universale (1931–5), which aimed to break ...
bone people

bone people  

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(1983),is the award-winning novel by Keri Hulme. It was published by the Spiral Collective, after other publishers had required changes and cuts. It then won the New Zealand Book ...
A Book of New Zealand Verse 1923–45

A Book of New Zealand Verse 1923–45  

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(1945; enlarged edn, 1923–51, 1951),chosen by Allen Curnow and published by the Caxton Press, canonised sixteen poets, whose work distinguished them from a horde of ‘trivial if sincere’ versifiers. ...
Cesare Pascarella

Cesare Pascarella  

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(1858–1940).Important Roman dialect poet, but one who took his cue from Carducci rather than from Belli. He began his career as a journalist and illustrator for the Rome-based Capitan ...
Edoardo Scarfoglio

Edoardo Scarfoglio  

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(1860–1917).Writer and newspaper editor. In Rome he wrote for Cronaca bizantina (1881–4) and edited Il Corriere di Roma (1885–7). In 1887 he moved to Naples and in 1892 founded ...
E.H. McCormick

E.H. McCormick  

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(1906–95),born in Taihape, became New Zealand's pre-eminent literary and cultural scholar, rivalled in the depth of his historical comprehension only by J. C. Beaglehole, and without peer in his ...
Eileen Duggan

Eileen Duggan  

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(1900–72),New Zealand poet, born near Invercargill, educated at Victoria University College. Her verse collections, Poems (1924), A Pioneer (1929), Poems (1937), New Zealand Poems (1940), and More ...
Enrico Corradini

Enrico Corradini  

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(1865–1931).Florentine dramatist, novelist, and militant journalist. He was editor of the Marzocco (1897–1900), and founded Il regno (1903). His early plays and novels had been D'Annunzian in manner ...
Eureka Stockade

Eureka Stockade  

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A rebellion of miners on the Ballarat goldfields in 1854, has become a symbol of democratic protest and national identity. In October 1854 James Scobie, a Scottish digger, seeking a ...
fascism

fascism  

An authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization.The term Fascism was first used of the totalitarian right-wing nationalist regime of Mussolini in Italy ...
Francesco Crispi

Francesco Crispi  

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(1818–1901)was the dominant political figure in Italy in the last fifteen years of the 19th c. As a young man he was a follower of Mazzini, and played a ...
Fulvio Testi

Fulvio Testi  

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(1593–1646).Poet and diplomat. Born in Ferrara and educated by the Jesuits, he served the Este family, the Pope, and, above all, the dukes of Modena. In his youth he ...

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