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POETIC DUTCH SHADES

Vitruvian Man created by Leonardo da Vinci is a design, where a man in two overlapped positions (with arms and legs spread wide), is inscribed in a circle and a square. https://leonardodavinci.stanford.edu/submissions/clabaugh/history/leonardo.html Throughout the centuries, that image has become a cultural icon. Perfectly proportioned, the symmetry of the human anatomy is correlated with the symmetry of the universe. That man ...

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THE DINNER – Novel by Herman Koch

Born in 1953, Herman Koch it is a Dutch writer and actor, author of novels. When his family moved to Amsterdam. He has written short stories and novelsis, but his best-selling novel (The Dinner), has been translated into 21 languages, and had sold over one million copies throughout Europe. In his subsequent novels, he developed into an ironic writer relating ...

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TRAVEL IN ITALY – September 28, 1471

GASPARA STAMPA I burned, I cried, I sang, I cry, I burn and singing; I’ll cry, I’ll burn, I’ll sing forever (until death or fortune or dissolve time, or wit, eyes and heart, style, fire and tears) the beauty, value and wisdom in hand, actions vague, wise and honorable Love for nature study seems to act in the face, the ...

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LOVERS OF LITERATURE AND MRS GASKELL – The Life of Charlotte Brontë, novel by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

Her house on Plymouth Grove remained in the Gaskell family until 1913. http://www.elizabethgaskellhouse.co.uk/ In 2004 it was acquired by the Manchester Historic Buildings Trust, and its exterior renovations were completed in 2011. Now Elisabeth waiting for you, because the house is open to the public. She was encouraged by her father in her studies and writing, and her aunts gave ...

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BETWEEN DUCAL BUILDINGS AND ANCIENT ABBEY> Italy / Urbania and its surroundings

EMOTIONS OF THE RENAISSANCE http://meetingbenches.com/bench/e-book-english-version/ or https://www.amazon.com/emotion-renaissance-Dante-Evangelisti-ebook/dp/B00SRAM0PI/ref=sr_1_7?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1468219958&sr=1-7&keywords=Dante+Evangelisti Thirteen itineraries, to add the scents and flavours of the land trodden by the protagonists of a novel, the Last Row, the magnificence of its fortresses, paintings and museums, because “The journey is not important, as long as the horizon is vast”. That is why Retell widens the area of perceptive gaze of ...

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THIS PROJECT WILL MAKE TIME – The Other countryside / Novel page

…………………………. He asked and obtained early retirement to his pharmaceutical company, did not renew the membership to the Association of Napoleonic Italy, vowed never to do more trips alone and started taking notes for a possible book open to the issues of training. The hypothesis of a communicative action closely related to volunteering. “If projet fera époque”, fantasized Giorgio. “Syn-ec-tics” ...

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IT WAS EXTREMELY INTRIGUING THAT COMPLEX EXPERIENCE – Sinkholes / Novel page

…………………………. The experience she was living with Jacques was an extremely complex and intruding, so fascinating to make them feel an incredible range of emotions that constantly put to the test, forcing them to transgress its rules and its codes. Simply put, even if dimly, she realized that emotion of that relationship was helping her find a way, to open ...

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SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF TULLIA CAMPANA – The Last Row / Novel page

………………….. Giacomo, son of Leonida Malatesta, is thirty-seven, and is the first Marquis of Roncofreddo and Montiano. The first wife Cleopatra Zampesco brought him as a dowry of those those large landed estates, but she died ten years earlier, leaving one daughter, Leonida. He is married to his second wife, Medea Ferretti, and this year, 1567, he can hold in ...

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NO TRACE OF MEDITERRANEAN SCRUB – Waiting for Austerlitz / Novel page

…………………….. No trace of the Mediterranean scrub that is merged with the sea, there was only a clear sky that amplified the white coat over the great plain, leaving the day the gift of the night. In that morning at the end of November 2012, an off-road Rover Discovery green-bottle was along the D619 North, had just left behind the ...

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THAT MAN WAS A FRENCH HUSSAR – Waiting for Austerlitz / Novel page

…………………… That man was a French hussar of the second armored regiment, had started his intriguing journey of life without an atlas, but with a stimulating and original vision of Time and of the Unknown. In the map without names of cities and rivers, seas and mountains, had known fear and anger, disgust and disappointment, but it was accidentally arrived ...

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