The Empire of Stereotypes

Germaine de Staël and the Idea of Italy

  • Authors
  • Robert Casillo

Part of the Italian and Italian American Studies book series (IIAS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Robert Casillo
    Pages 1-44
  3. Robert Casillo
    Pages 45-82
  4. Robert Casillo
    Pages 83-143
  5. Robert Casillo
    Pages 145-180
  6. Robert Casillo
    Pages 181-232
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 233-379

About this book


This book places Germaine de Stael's influential novel, Corrine, or Italy (1807) in relation to preceding and subsequent stereotypes of Italy as seen in the works of Northern European and American travel writers since the Renaissance.


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