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By Ted Jones

the mystical landscapes and wealthy tradition of Tuscany have fostered the foundation and settings for literature because the works of the nice Florentine poets Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio within the 14th century and has been a magnet for expatriate writers because the arrival in Florence of the English poet Geoffrey Chaucer in 1372. With its ancient towns and villages; its verdant geographical region and crepuscular beach; its treasury of artwork masking 5 millennia and, in particular, its lengthy background of authorship, Tuscany probably the most celebrated and well-travelled areas on the earth. because the resource of the Italian language and birthplace of the Renaissance, Tuscany lies on the old and cultural center of Italy, and has remained an impossible to resist allure to writers for 6 centuries. This booklet is a trip that follows of their footsteps; from John Milton and Thomas grey to the Brownings, the Shelleys, Charles Dickens, D. H. Lawrence, Thomas Hardy, E. M. Forster, Mark Twain, Muriel Spark and so on.

Florence and Tuscany: A Literary consultant for visitors takes the literary-minded tourist (either in individual or in an armchair) on a brilliant and illuminating trip, retracing the footsteps of writers who've lived and labored in, or been encouraged by means of, the background and panorama of Tuscany from John Milton and Thomas grey to the Brownings, the Shelleys, Charles Dickens, D.H. Lawrence, Thomas Hardy, E.M. Forster, Mark Twain Muriel Spark and so on. For someone who has fallen less than a Tuscan spell, as such a lot of have earlier than, this ebook - the 1st of its style - will end up mesmerizing reading.

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