Glimpses of Italian society in the eighteenth century

Hester Lynch PIOZZI (1741 - 1821)

Selections from the "Observations and reflections made in the course of a journey through France, Italy, and Germany" by Hester Lynch Piozzi who, during her first marriage to Henry Thrale, was the hostess and friend of many of her famous contemporaries including Dr Johnson and Fanny Burney. The vivid and personal "Observations and Reflections" was first published in 1789. - Summary by barbara2

Genre(s): Social Science (Culture & Anthropology), Travel & Geography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Ch. I: Turin and Genoa Barbara Baker
00:27:55
Play 02 Ch. II: Milan Pt 1 Barbara Baker
00:26:10
Play 03 Ch. II: Milan Pt 2 Barbara Baker
00:26:08
Play 04 Ch. III: Mantua, Verona & Padua Barbara Baker
00:16:22
Play 05 Ch. IV: Venice Pt 1 Barbara Baker
00:26:08
Play 06 Ch. IV: Venice Pt 2 Barbara Baker
00:33:11
Play 07 Ch. V: Ferrara & Bologna Barbara Baker
00:18:52
Play 08 Ch. VI: Florence Pt 1 Barbara Baker
00:26:28
Play 09 Ch. VI: Florence Pt 2 Barbara Baker
00:20:10
Play 10 Ch. VII: Lucca, Pisa Barbara Baker
00:19:59
Play 11 Ch. VII: Leghorn, Bagni di Pisa, Siena Barbara Baker
00:24:12
Play 12 Ch. VIII: Rome Barbara Baker
00:14:06
Play 13 Ch. IX: Naples Pt 1 Barbara Baker
00:18:52
Play 14 Ch. IX: Naples Pt 2 Barbara Baker
00:23:00
Play 15 Ch. IX: Naples Pt 3 Barbara Baker
00:20:10
Play 16 Ch. IX: Naples Pt 4 Barbara Baker
00:16:28
Play 17 Ch. X: Rome revisited Barbara Baker
00:32:38
Play 18 Ch. XI: Return to Milan Pt 1 Barbara Baker
00:17:50
Play 19 Ch. XI: Return to Milan Pt 2 Barbara Baker
00:19:22
Play 20 Ch. XII: Lago Maggiore, Return to Verona Pt 1 Barbara Baker
00:19:09
Play 21 Ch. XII: Lago Maggiore, Return to Verona Pt 2 Barbara Baker
00:20:54