le Garzantine – Letteratura

Spanning from Homer to Dan Brown, the app “le Garzantine – Letteratura” is the most comprehensive encyclopedia of the literature of every period and all countries, and an up-to-date tool to discover worldwide authors and works from the beginning to the present day. You will find every information about poets and novelists, movements and currents – from baroque to futurism – genres from science-fiction to thriller, together with rhetorical figures, basical metrics, the summary of 600 masterpieces (from Dante’s Comedy to Anna Karenina, from Hamlet to Moby Dick), and the winners of the most famous literary awards, including the Nobel prize.


Main features
  • Check for updates online and use of the dictionary offline
  • User interface in Italian and English
  • More than 10.000 entries written by specialists
  • Places and dates of birth for each figure
  • Dating of works
  • Special pages with thematic widenings
  • 600 summaries of literary masterpieces
  • The Nobel prize and the most important literary awards, with their winners
  • A circuit of 2500 cross-references between entries
  • Clear graphic presentation and easy consultation
  • Research history
  • Table with abbreviations used in the dictionary
  • Ability to report suggestions, errors, lemmas not found
  • Search the index, by entry and in full text
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