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Stylistic developments made no less of an impact on Italian literature, from the time of Ugo Foscolo (17781827) to that of Giovanni Papini (18811956). First came the romantic age of Facsimile of an autograph quote from La bohème, Act III. In Annuario dell'arte lirica e coreografica italiana (Milan: De Marchi, 189798), 9. Page xvi Manzoni, followed by the iconoclastic writings of the Scapigliatura, the Milanese bohemian circle that counted Arrigo Boito and Emilio Praga among its adherents. Next, the cruder style of veristic authors like Luigi Capuana and Giovanni Verga gave way to the heroic-hedonistic poetry of Gabriele D'Annunzio.
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