Roman holidays : American writers and artists in nineteenth-century Italy /
Featuring essays by twelve prominent American literature scholars, Roman Holidays explores the tradition of American travel to Italy and makes a significant contribution to the understanding of nineteenth-century American encounters with Italian culture and, more specifically, with Rome.
Iowa City :
University of Iowa Press,
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- Where is Hawthorne's Rome? The marble faun and the cultural space of middle-class leisure / Richard H. Millington
- "An awful freedom": Hawthorne and the anxieties of the carnival / Robert K. Martin
- Fauns and Mohicans: narratives of extinction and Hawthorne's aesthetic of modernity / Kristie Hamilton
- The purloined studio: [the] woman sculptor as phallic ghost in Hawthorne's The marble faun / Nancy Proctor
- Hawthorne's ghost in James's Italy: sculptural form, romantic narrative, and the function of sexuality in The marble Faun, "Adina," and William Wetmore Story and his friends / John Carlos Rowe
- Falling into heterosexuality: sculpting male bodies in The marble faun and Roderick Hudson / Leland S. Person
- Roman springs and Roman fevers: James, gender, and transnational dis-ease / Priscilla L. Walton
- Henry James's Italian hours and the "Ruskinian contagion" / Adam Parkes
- Fuller, Hawthorne, and imagining urban spaces in Rome / Brigitte Bailey
- The black robe of romance: Hawthorne's shadow and Howells's Italian priest / Susan M. Griffin
- "The connecting link of centuries": Melville, Rome, and the Mediterranean, 1856-1857 / Robert Milder
- Road to Africa: Frederick Douglass's Rome / Robert S. Levine.