The study is a broad historical overview of Italian literature, beginning with the medieval period, moving through folk songs, to a concluding chapter on the nineteenth century: Manzoni
and Modern Romanticism.
Clerke, Ellen Mary. Fable and Song in Italy. Grant Richards, 1899.
7 March 1785
Novelist Alessandro Manzoni
was born in Milan, Italy.
published I promessi sposi (the early Italian novel known in English as The Betrothed).
22 May 1873
, Italian novelist, died at eighty-eight years old.