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  • Literary academy established to preserve the Italian language. In Italian and english.
  • A collection of notable works of Italian Literature (in Italian) produced by the Center for Advanced Studies, Research and Development, Sardinia.
  • This site provides an archive of medieval Italian texts written in Latin from the 11th century to the 14th century.
  • Italian novels, poems, plays, and essays by over 200 authors. In Italian only.
  • An interactive, hypermedia project providing the text of the Decameron, various interpretations of it, and information about Giovanni Boccaccio and the culture of fourteenth-century Italy.
  • Provides full Italian texts of 2,400 poems by 200 authors written in and around the 13th century.
  • "This on-line exhibit showcases a representative sample of the Mazzoni Pamphlet Collection at Duke Univerity. . .the collection consists of pamphlets, newspapers, programs, catalogs, and small volumes dating from the 16th through 20th centuries. It includes periodicals, political satire, Italian and French dramas, ballets, librettos, eulogies, epithalamia, materials from both World Wars, many collections of poetry, and many pamphlets relating to the Unification of Italy."
  • An archive of Italian literary, theatrical, and religious works which allows users to work interactively with the online texts.

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