from the works of those who have
written about Naples
through the eyes of...
BARZINI, Luigi, Sr. (1902)
- Southern Italians in Argentina.
BENJAMIN, Walter (1925)
BURNEY, Charles (1771)
- from The Present State of Music in France
Charleston Daily Mail (1931)
- article about Benedetto Croce.
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. (2) also from Old Calabria
FORBES, S. RUSSEL (1893)
- from Rambles in Naples. (two lithographs at
link) (another here)
the (1868) - on the end of
(1851) - review of his Letters...on the
State Prosecutions of the Neapolitan Government.
GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von
(1) - Vesuvius (2) - Pompeii
- unsigned excerpt on Naples
Harper's Weekly (1860)
- Garibaldi and the Coming War in Italy.
HOWELLS, William Dean
- Naples and Her Joyful Noise
- 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.
- 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
Alberto (1948) -from The Villa of
SHELLEY, Mary (1826)
- introduction from The Last Man.
SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1)
- Vesuvius (2)
- Pompeii (3) - A
SOUTHEY, Robert - the
execution of admiral Caracciolo, from Life of Nelson.
STRUTT, Arthur John (1842) -
excerpt from A Pedestrian Tour in Calabria &
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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