Apulia a land to discover. A travel with Kazimiera Alberti

Rosalba Satalino

(Uniwersytet Śląski w Katowicach)
E-mail: rosalbasatalino[at]gmail.com
ORCID: 0000-0002-0216-8865
DOI: 10.31261/FLPI.2019.01.08
„Fabrica Litterarum Polono-Italica” 2019, nr 1, s. 149-183

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The goal of this article is to show one of the travelogue of the series Italia celebre e sconosciuta (Famous and unknown Italy) by Kazimiera Alberti: Segreti di Puglia (Apulia’s secrets). It is a kind of travel discovering the secrets of Apulian land. The author expresses all the admiration for the landscapes, but above all for the monuments of this region. The history, architecture, myths and legends enrich the pages of her book. She encourages the reader to visit Apulia, revealing only some of her mysteries. Next to Kazimiera Alberti and her husband, we start the exploration of what this land has to offer to the visitors.