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What does it mean today to say that you've read the classics? We reached wide and deep in putting together this quiz. If you take this and score well, you can hold your head high in any comp lit symposium in the country. Otherwise, no worries. Even wrong answers will teach you plenty and you are guaranteed to come away with fresh enthusiasm for the many gems of world lit. 

1. The novel "Invisible Cities" by Italo Calvino describes cities as explored by which historic figure from his country's past?

“Invisible Cities” consists of short prose poems about 55 cities. The book is supposedly narrated by Marco Polo, an explorer who describes the limits of the human imagination and the complexity of such cities.

“Invisible Cities” consists of short prose poems about 55 cities. The book is supposedly narrated by Marco Polo, an explorer who describes the limits of the human imagination and the complexity of such cities.

“Invisible Cities” consists of short prose poems about 55 cities. The book is supposedly narrated by Marco Polo, an explorer who describes the limits of the human imagination and the complexity of such cities.

“Invisible Cities” consists of short prose poems about 55 cities. The book is supposedly narrated by Marco Polo, an explorer who describes the limits of the human imagination and the complexity of such cities.

Silvio Berlusconi

 

Bernardo Bertolucci

 

Marco Polo

 

Dante

 
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