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Two screenplays: La terra trema, Senso / Luchino Visconti ; translated from the Italian by Judith Green.

Author/Creator:
Visconti, Luchino, 1906-1976, author.
Publication:
New York : Orion Press, 1970.
Format/Description:
Book
3 preliminary leaves, 186 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 21 cm
Subjects:
Motion picture plays.
Motion picture plays.
Cinema (italia)
Cinema (italia -- roteiros)
Fisheries -- Italy -- Sicily -- Drama.
Fishers -- Italy -- Sicily -- Economic conditions -- Drama.
Sicily (Italy) -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Adultery -- Drama.
Treason -- Drama.
Women -- Conduct of life -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Austrians -- Italy -- Venice -- Drama.
Venice (Italy) -- History -- 1866- -- Drama.
Italy -- History -- 1849-1870 -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Screenplays.
Tragedies (Drama)
Romantic plays.
Historical drama.
War drama.
Summary:
In La terra trema, Sicilian villagers plot to overthrow the tyranny of wholesalers depriving them of a decent living.
In Senso, an Italian countess falls into a tempestuous affair with a dashing Austrian officer. When war and revolution break out in 1866, she becomes torn between her fervent patriotic commitment and her emotional obsession with one of the enemy.
Notes:
La terra trema based on the novel "I Malavoglia" by Giovanni Verga.
Senso based on the novella "Senso" by Camillo Boito.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1970
Contributor:
Green, Judith, 1944- , translator.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Container of: Visconti, Luchino, 1906-1976. Terra trema. English.
Container of: Visconti, Luchino, 1906-1976. Senso. English.
Other format:
Online version: Visconti, Luchino, 1906-1976. Terra trema. English. Two screenplays: La terra trema, Senso.
ISBN:
0670747076
9780670747078
OCLC:
1164666
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