Published February 27th, 2015
Laura Tosi and Peter Hunt
Did you know that the Italians invented the fork, and the English named the Dolomites? That you can’t drink cappuccino after noon or buy coloured pasta in Italy without being instantly recognised as English?
This original guide to English-Italian stereotypes and prejudices – sometimes funny, sometimes serious – is an essential part of every European traveller’s luggage!
The book is illustrated by Jane Stevenson.
Laura Tosi is Professor of English Literature at Venice University, specialising in early modern drama and children’s literature. She has spent a lot of time in the UK and is still trying to understand the English. Peter Hunt is retired Professor of Ch …Visit Laura Tosi and Peter Hunt‘s page