Type Book
Date 1999
Pages 278
Tags nonfiction, collection

Why Read the Classics?

A collection of thirty-six essays (eleven of which had been previously translated into English, but which have been re-translated for this collection) by Italo Calvino on the subject of classic literature.

Name Role
Italo Calvino Author
Martin McLaughlin Translator
Pantheon Books Publisher


Relation Sources
  • PerchΓ© leggere i classici (1991)