Henry James in Anacapri - the 1900's

from Italian Hours, pages 308-309, pages 308-309:

The church-feast of its saint is of course for Anacapri, as for any self-respecting Italian town, the great day of the year…. As much of it as possible was squeezed all the morning, for St. Antony, into the piazzetta before the church, and as much more into that edifice as the robust odour mainly prevailing there allowed room for…. The shade outside was hot, and the sun was hot; but we waited as densely for him to come out, or rather to come “on,” as the pit at the opera waits for the great tenor. There were people from below and people from the mainland and people from Pomerania and a…   more >>
cite as

Italian Hours, pages 308-309. In Henry James , and John Auchard (ed.), Italian Hours (1995), p. 308-309. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1382351150 accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: Anacapri


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Experience Information

Date/Time the 1900's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Mon, 21 Oct 2013 11:25:50 +0100