This great authors works include:
De Vulgari Eloquentia,
La Divina Commedia and
Now you can read both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible in Italian.
A collection of poems from Giacomo Leopardi, who is one of the great literary writers of the 19th century.
Il Cantico Delle Creature Italiansrus.com
Saint Francis of Assisi delights us with the poem about all of God's creatures.
A novel by Grazia Deledda, who won a Noble Prize for Literature in 1926.
Child of Wonder
Set in picturesque Calabria and Sicily, Child of Wonder (written by Raphael Ferraro) is a poignant narrative about a young boy, Lorenzo Malcini, whose unfortunate circumstances of birth and odd appearance mark him as an object of ridicule and scorn.
Il Cinque Maggio
Alessandro Manzoni wrote this poem, which is sometimes called The Napoleonic Ode.
Cristoforo Colombo Italiansrus.com
Learn more about the life of Christopher Columbus by reading this 12 chapter e-text version written by Giancarlo v. Nacher Malvaioli. This is an Italian translation of his book, which was initially written in Spanish.
This great masterpiece was written by Giovanni Boccaccio in the 14th century.
Fairy Tales Italiansrus.com
Delight your children with these favorite tales. They include such classics as Cinderella, Pinocchio, and more.
Folk Songs Italiansrus.com
Find the lyrics to many great Italian folk songs. In some cases the lyrics are in both English and Italian.
Folktales, Legends, Myths, Lores and Fairytales Italiansrus.com
Every culture is blessed with many tales and legends. Here is a collection of stories for you to read and enjoy.
His works include:
Ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis
In 1946 Italy adopted this poem by Goffredo Mameli as the national anthem.
This heroic epic poem was written by Torquato Tasso, one of Italy's greatest poets.
His works include:
Le avventure della villeggiatura and
These poems, which are entirely in Italian, have been collected for the first time by William Wetmore Story. This collection of poems was published in 1868.
William D. Howells takes you on a journey from Venice to Rome. This book was published in 1867.
Italy: Florence and Venice, from the French of H. Taine
Published in 1869 this book takes you through Assisi, Florence, Lombardy, Perugia and Venice.
Read Principe/The Prince and
Joseph P. Martino Italiansrus.com
Joseph has authored over 165 quotes and poems. Here are some of his poems that have an Italian theme or related to Italy in some way.
Il Novellino: The Hundred Old Tales
This is a collection of popular medieval Italian tales from the 13th and 14th centuries.
This epic poem by Ludovico Ariosto combines both romance and war.
Read the following works online:
Cosė č (se vi pare),
Il Fu Mattia Pascal and
There are currently six poems from the likes of Leopardi, Quasimodo, Saba and Tasso.
Tutte le novelle
Sit down and enjoy all of the novels by Giovanni Verga.
The Vampyre; A Tale Italiansrus.com
Read John Polidori's vampire tale, which was the first published in English.