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By Alfred Döblin

Berlin Alexanderplatz è uno dei romanzi più importanti del primo Novecento. Sinfonico, sperimentale, capace di liberare nuove possibilità espressive, rappresenta un inno alla Berlino di inizio secolo, vera Babele.

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He blames the decline of Saxon culture on the Circe-like enchantment of 舠Norman arts舡: 舠We became enervated by Norman arts long ere we fell under Norman arms. 舡 (p. 211). The Saxon way of life, Cedric argues, was not lost on the battlefield, but at the dinner table and in the dressing room, where Norman 舠luxury舡 imported its tantalizing customs and emasculated its fighting men. 舡 His readers would thus have been well aware of 舠luxury舡 as a code-word for degraded French manhood, and taken delight in his sardonic descriptions of the 舠fripperies舡 of Norman dress.

Gillen D舗Arcy Wood was born in Australia, and came to New York on a Fulbright Scholarship in 1992. D. from Columbia University in 2000, and is now Assistant Professor of English at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of an historical novel, Hosack舗s Folly (Other Press, 2005), and a cultural history of Romantic literature and art, The Shock of the Real: Romanticism and Visual Culture, 1760-1860 (Pal-grave, 2001), as well as numerous articles on nineteenth-century British literature and culture.

Ronan舗s Well are published. 1824 Redgauntlet is published. 1825 Tales of the Crusaders, including The Betrothed and The Talisman , is published. Around this time, Scott begins his Journal. 1826 As a major depression grips the country, Scott faces financial ruin when the companies of his publisher and printer collapse. Scott works for the rest of his life to pay off the debt incurred by the disaster. His wife, Charlotte, dies. Woodstock is published. 1827 Life of Napoleon Buonaparte and Chronicles of the Cannongate are published.

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