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BARZINI, Luigi, Sr. (1902) - Southern Italians in Argentina.
BENJAMIN, Walter (1925) - Naples
BURNEY, Charles (1771) - from The Present State of Music in France and Italy.
Charleston Daily Mail (1931) - article about Benedetto Croce.
CRAVEN, Lady Elizabeth - excerpts from Memoirs.
CRAWFORD, Marion (1907)- NYT article on The Secret Societies of Italy.
DICKENS, Charles - from Pictures from Italy.
DOUGLAS, Norman - from Old Calabria.
FORBES, S. RUSSEL (1893) - from Rambles in Naples. (two lithographs at link) (another here)
Galaxy, the (1868) - on the end of the camorra
GLADSTONE, William (1851) - review of his Letters...on the State Prosecutions of the Neapolitan Government.
GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1) - Vesuvius (2) - Pompeii
Harper's (1855) - unsigned excerpt on Naples
Harper's Weekly (1860) - Garibaldi and the Coming War in Italy.
HOWELLS, William Dean - Naples and Her Joyful Noise
LAWRENCE, D.H.(1921) - excerpt from Sea and Sardinia (1921).
MUNTHE, Axel - Excerpt from Letters from a Mourning City
North American Review (1816) - Another account of the death of Murat
North American Review (1816) - A view of the king of Naples
New York Times (NYT) (1906) - R. Matteucci: The Hero of Vesuvius.
NYT (1862) - Garibaldi's game is played out.
NYT (1883) - Two accounts of the Ischia Earthquake.
NYT & London Globe (1890) - The Urban Renewal of Naples.
NYT (Oct. 1, 1943) - popular uprising against the Germans in WWII
NORWAY, Arthur H. - Excerpt from Naples, Past and Present.
PLINY ( the Younger) - Account of the eruption of Vesuvius
RAMAGE, Craufurd Tait - The Assassination of Murat
NEVILLE-ROLFE, E. (1897) - Naples in the Nineties (reviewed by Larry Ray).
ROSS, Janet (1889) - excerpt from The Land of Manfred.
SARTRE, Jean-Paul (1938) - from Lettres au Castor et à quelques autres
SAVINIO, Alberto (1948) -from The Villa of Reggio
SHELLEY, Mary (1826) - introduction from The Last Man.
SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1) - Vesuvius (2) - Pompeii (3) - A boat trip
STRUTT, Arthur John (1842) - excerpt from A Pedestrian Tour in Calabria & Sicily.
TAYLOR, Bayard (1868) - description of the eruption of Vesuvius.
TWAIN, Mark (1869) - "Ascent of Vesuvius" from The Innocents Abroad.
VAUGHAN, Herbert M. (1906) - Account of the eruption of Vesuvius.
WALPOLE, Horace - The Discovery of Herculaneum
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