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Italian Transcultural Atmospheres. A Comparison of the Italian Forum in Sydney and Piazza Vittorio in Rome
(Taylor & Francis, 2015)
This article is part of a larger study of Italian commercial and urban spaces developed around the world over the past fifteen years. It focuses in particular on the Italian Forum, a residential and commercial development ...
Letters to Italy: translation and religion in nineteenth-century Ireland
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
The analysis of translation activity in particular societies and contexts can often focus on published texts and literary works. In nineteenth-century Ireland, such an approach would only capture a proportion of translation ...
An Italian inferno in Ireland: Alessandro Gavazzi and religious debate in the nineteenth century
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)
Alessandro Gavazzi (1809-1889), the ‘warrior-priest’1 is a well-known figure in the history of the Risorgimento, famed for his patriotic oratory, his tireless support of the Italian nationalist cause, and – after Pope ...
Travel literature and traveling Irishness: An Italian case study
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)
This chapter looks at the important societal, cultural, and historical issues relating to Irish travel to Europe in the nineteenth century. Using the case study of Julia Kavanagh’s travel book on Italy, A Summer and Winter ...
A voyage into Catholicism: Irish travel to Italy in the nineteenth century
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-05-19)
The analysis of travel writing and Italy has often focused on the beauty, the history and the heritage of the country; this essay argues that religion was a key element in depictions of the country and that this was ...