Synopses & Reviews
Italians love of art, architecture and life itself is what drew Lisa St Aubin to the country. She explores the work of Italians Dante, Leonardo da Vinci, Goethe, Primo Levi and non-Italians Turner, Shelley, Truman Capote, Cecil Beaton and Keats - who went to Rome to die by the Spanish Steps. She also explores the constitutional impact of the 28 governments since 1945 and the historical implications.
Lisa St Aubin de Teran conveys the essence of what Italy means to her by dividing this anthology into the four classical elements - earth, fire, air and water. She explores the work of Italians including Dante, da Vinci, Goethe, Primo Levi, and non-Italians including Turner, Shelley and Keats.