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From Pompeii : the afterlife of a Roman town

Author: Ingrid D Rowland
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The calamity that proved lethal for Pompeii inhabitants preserved the city for centuries, leaving behind a snapshot of Roman daily life that has captured the imagination of generations, including Renoir, Freud, Hirohito, Mozart, Dickens, Twain, Rossellini, and Ingrid Bergman. Interwoven is the thread of Ingrid Rowland's own impressions of Pompeii.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rowland, Ingrid D. (Ingrid Drake).
From Pompeii.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2013037835
(OCoLC)861478254
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ingrid D Rowland
ISBN: 9780674416529 067441652X
OCLC Number: 873805659
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 340 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Introduction : Naples, 1962 --
Pompeii, May 2013 --
The blood of San Gennaro and the eruption of Vesuvius, 1631 --
Before Pompeii : Athanasius Kircher and Lukas Holste, 1637-1638 --
Mr. Freeman goes to Herculaneum --
The rediscovery of Pompeii, 1748-1770 --
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1770 --
Further excavations, 1771-1832 --
Karl (Kyrill) Bryullov, 1828 --
Railway tourism --
Charles Dickens, 1845, and Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain), 1867 --
Giuseppe Fiorelli, "the pope" of Pompeii --
Bartolo Longo, 1872 --
The social role of tourist cameos --
Pierre Auguste Renoir, 1881 --
The legacy of August Mau --
Crown Prince Hirohito of Japan, 1921 --
Don Amedeo Maiuri, 1937-1961 --
Roberto Rossellini, 1953 --
Autobus gran turismo --
Coda : Atomic Pizza.
Responsibility: Ingrid D. Rowland.
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Ingrid D. Rowland's richly learned From Pompeii" is a wonderfully well-written, funny, fascinating, and oddly poignant tour through the many afterlives of the ancient city. This is a brilliant book Read more...

 
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