In Michelangelo's Shadow - The Mystery of Modern Italy
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More informationThe director of Italian studies at Bard College, Professor Joseph Luzzi leads a comprehensive over vie w of Italian culture. Beginning in the fabled realm of Renaissance ar t and concluding with the sweeping transformations of present-day Italy, Professor Luzzi examines the Italian mystique and answers a number of intriguing questions: Is there a distinctly “Italian” way of looking at the world? To whom do
Italian Renaissance treasures tr uly belong? Could the United States as known today exist without the contributions of Italian culture?