Italy in Mind: An Anthology (Vintage Departures) (Paperback)

Italy in Mind: An Anthology (Vintage Departures) By Alice Leccese Powers (Editor) Cover Image
By Alice Leccese Powers (Editor)
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Comprised of short stories, novel excerpts, essays, poetry journals and letters, this work will delight anyone who loves Italy or great travel writing. Pieces include Barbara Grizzuti Harrison marveling at baroque Sicilian confections, Mary McCarthy celebrating Venice's threadbare dignity, and Henry James's Isabel Archer succumbing to the treacherous antiquities of Florence.

About the Author

Alice Leccese Powers is the editor of the anthologies Italy in Mind and Ireland in Mind and the co-editor of The Brooklyn Reader: Thirty Writers Celebrate America’s Favorite Borough. A freelance writer and editor, she has been published in the Washington Post, the Baltimore Sun, Newsday, and many other newspapers and magazines. Powers teaches writing at the Corcoran School of Art and Georgetown University. She lives in Washington, DC, with her husband and three daughters.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679770237
ISBN-10: 0679770232
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: April 29th, 1997
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: Vintage Departures