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The Resource Invisible cities, Italo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver

Invisible cities, Italo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver

Label
Invisible cities
Title
Invisible cities
Statement of responsibility
Italo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
Each time he returns from his travels, Marco Polo is invited by Kublai Khan to describe the cities he has visited. The conqueror and the explorer exchange visions: for Kublai Khan the world is constantly expanding; for Marco Polo - who has seen so much of it - it is an ever-diminishing place
Member of
Summary
In Kublai Khan's garden, at sunset, the young Marco Polo diverts the aged emperor from his obsession with the impending end of his empire with tales of countless cities past, present, and future
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
018542
Cataloging source
BDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Calvino, Italo
Dewey number
F/CAL
Index
no index present
Language note
Translation of: Le cita invisibili
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1290
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1923-2013
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Weaver, William
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Vintage classics
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  • Polo, Marco.
  • Polo, Marco
  • Kublai Khan
  • Kublai Khan
  • Polo, Marco
  • Classical fiction
  • Italian fiction
  • Experimental fiction
  • Italian fiction
  • Venice (Italy)
Target audience
adult
Label
Invisible cities, Italo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This translation originally published: London : Secker & Warburg, 1974
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000023214407
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
165 pages
Isbn
9780099429838
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)40237051
Label
Invisible cities, Italo Calvino ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver
Publication
Note
This translation originally published: London : Secker & Warburg, 1974
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000023214407
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
165 pages
Isbn
9780099429838
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)40237051

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