Italian through film the classics by Antonello Borra

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven [CT] .

Written in English

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  • Italian language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- English,
  • Italian language -- Readers,
  • Motion pictures -- Italy

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-213)

Book details

StatementAntonello Borra, Cristina Pausini
GenreTextbooks for foreign speakers, Readers
ContributionsPausini, Cristina
LC ClassificationsPC1128 .B6738 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 213 p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17206594M
ISBN 100300109520
LC Control Number2006045188

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