Roman fever influence, infection, and the image of Rome 1700-1870 by Richard Wrigley

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Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Travel,
  • Description and travel,
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementRichard Wrigley
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LC ClassificationsDG809 .W75 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm
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Open LibraryOL25385191M
ISBN 109780300190212
LC Control Number2012029246

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Ansley would go outside and become infected. However, "Roman Fever" is concurrently a symbol of sexual longing. Mrs. Roman Fever by Edith Wharton: free audio download (podcast) from Listen to Genius | From the table at which they had been lunching two American ladies of ripe but well-cared-for middle age moved across the lofty terrace of the Roman restaurant and, leaning on its parapet, looked first at each other, and then down on the outspread glories of the Palatine and the Forum, with the.

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The threat of Roman Fever (a particularly deadly strain of malaria) stands in for the dangers of unrestricted sexual passion.

Mrs. Slade’s feels disdain at the sight of Mrs. Ansley knitting, believing that she is too prudish and emotionally limited to. Mrs. Slade, lost in thought, determines that she will stay on the terrace, and Mrs.

Ansley stays as well. Mrs. Slade talks, somewhat absentmindedly, about the many different meanings Rome has held for different generations of American women. For their grandmothers, the threat of Roman Fever made the city frightening after dark.

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Mrs. Slade and Mrs. Ansley are the product of. with a wasting fever. Cymbeline threatens Pisanio with torture in an attempt to find out to where Imogen has fled, but the Roman invasion of Britain intervenes, and Cymbeline must prepare his army to meet the. the Palace of the Caesars (Chapter 4), like the numerous references to “the Roman fever ” (Chapters 3 and 4), prefigures her death.

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These problems interfered with exploring Rome, its art and architecture, and representing its landscape. Roman Fever and Other Stories is a surprisingly contemporary volume of Wharton's first published book was a work of nonfiction, in collaboration with Ogden Codman, The Decoration of Houses (), but with a sort of diffused serenity which might have been borrowed from the spring effulgence of the Roman skies.

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A side from her Pulitzer Prize-winning talent as a novel writer, Edith Wharton also distinguished herself as a short story writer, publishing more than seventy-two stories in ten volumes during her lifetime.

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