Italian Life and Legends

Anna Cora MOWATT RITCHIE (1819 - 1870)

A mix of short works written by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie during her residence in Florence from 1864-65, this collection was edited and prepared for publication by her sister, Mary Thompson, wife of artist, Cephas Giovanni Thompson, after her death. It contains short stories, legends, historical sketches, profiles of noted Italian performers and foreign literati, and even an account of a devastating flood of the Arno that the author witnessed. - Summary by Kelly S. Taylor

Genre(s): Single Author Collections

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface Kelly S. Taylor
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Play 01 Chapter I Savonarola Kelly S. Taylor
00:36:34
Play 02 Chapter I part 2 Savonarola Kelly S. Taylor
00:37:25
Play 03 Chapter II Vittoria Colonna Kelly S. Taylor
00:30:46
Play 04 Chapter III Galileo's Villa Kelly S. Taylor
00:35:47
Play 05 Chapter IV Convent of Vallombrosa Kelly S. Taylor
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Play 06 Chapter V Bridges of Florence Kelly S. Taylor
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Play 07 Chapter VI Dante Kelly S. Taylor
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Play 08 Chapter VII Florentine Feuds Kelly S. Taylor
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Play 09 Chapter VIII Feuds between the Bianchi and Neri Kelly S. Taylor
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Play 10 Chapter IX The Village Serravezza Kelly S. Taylor
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Play 11 Chapter X The Protestant Cemetery at Florence Mrs. Browning — Dr. Southwood Smith — Mrs. Frances Trollope, and other Celebrities. Kelly S. Taylor
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Play 12 Chapter XI Overflow of Arno — Artist, and the Story of a Mad Singer Kelly S. Taylor
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Play 13 Chapter XII Fedi the Sculptor Kelly S. Taylor
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Play 14 Chapter XIII Adelaide Ristori, and Piccolomini Kelly S. Taylor
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Play 15 Chapter XIV The Beautiful Horror. A Florentine Legend Kelly S. Taylor
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Play 16 Chapter XV Ginerva Kelly S. Taylor
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Play 17 Chapter XVI La Belle Clementine Kelly S. Taylor
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Play 18 Chapter XVII Caterina Sforza - Thrice Wedded, thrice Widowed; An Italian Chatelaine. Kelly S. Taylor
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