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For a linguistic project I need a lot of text in Italian in TXT format (not PDF or anything else). Preferably novels, not technical or scientific. To avoid any copyright issues it would be better if they are written at least 100 years ago. Could anyone please send me a link for such online library? Grazie mille!

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Actually, “written at least 100 years ago” might not be strict enough: since the author's death at least 70 full years have to be gone by. – DaG Sep 2 '14 at 15:20
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You can find lots of Italian books in a variety of formats which include TXT in these sites:

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+1 for pointing out Project Gutenberg. – Giulio Muscarello Sep 2 '14 at 21:19

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