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Great italian short stories of the twentieth century = I grandi racconti italiani del novecento / edited and translated by Jacob Blakesley.

Other Title:
Grandi racconti italiani del novecento
Publication:
Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, Inc., 2013.
Series:
A dual-language book
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 259 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Short stories, Italian -- Translations into English.
Italian fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Short stories, Italian.
Italian fiction -- 20th century.
Authors, Italian -- 20th century -- Biography.
Contents:
Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936): Naked life (La vita nuda)
Federigo Tozzi (1883-1920): The crucifix (Il crocifisso)
Carlo Emilio Gadda (1893-1973): The ash of distant battles (La cenere delle battaglie)
Dino Buzzati (1906-1972): An important man (Un uomo importante)
Alberto Moravia (1907-1990): My name is Alice I am a spinning top (Mi chiamo Alice sono una trottola)
Tommaso Landolfi (1908-1979): Little animals (Animalini)
Cesare Pavese (1908-1950): The gypsy woman (La zingara)
Elsa Morante (1912-1985): The thief of lights (Il ladro dei lumi)
Leonardo Sciascia (1921-1989): Our men are arriving (Arrivano i nostri)
Mario Rigoni Stern (1921-2008): Bepi, a recalled reservist from 1913 (Bepi, un richiamato del '13)
Giorgio Manganelli (1922-1990): The postcard (La cartolina)
Italo Calvino (1923-1985): The collapse of time (on some drawings by Saul Steinberg) (Il crollo del tempo: su alcuni disegni di Saul Steinberg)
Luigi Malerba (1927-2008): The defense of Italian (La difesa della lingua)
Goffredo Parise (1929-1986): Man and things (L'uomo e le cose)
Gianni Celati (1937- ): The mimes' workshop (La bottega dei mimi).
Notes:
Presents the first English translations of works by many famous authors.
"A Dual-Language Book, first published by Dover Publications, Inc., in 2013, is a new selection of Italian short stories, reprinted from standard texts, and accompanied by new English translations prepared for the Dover edition by Jacob Blakesley, who also made the selection and wrote the introduction and author biographies"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Blakesley, Jacob, editor of compilation, translator.
ISBN:
0486476316
9780486476315
OCLC:
826458524
Publisher Number:
99955353863
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