Editorial Reviews. Review. “Tarchetti () has been called an Italian Edgar Allan Poe, and in these nine exceptionally well-translated tales he does. Fosca, ; as Passion, translated by Lawrence Venuti, Colummi, Camerino, Marinella, “La narrativa di Tarchetti tra ‘ragione’ e ‘follia,'” in Letteratura e. Masoch’s novel was published approximately a year after Tarchetti’s Fosca. . mediocre romanzo in confronto dei capolavori delle altre nazioni. Per chi ha letto.
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If only you knew Published November by Mondadori first published One of the things I most enjoyed in this book was seeing how closely Sondheim kept to the text, lifting lyrics directly from the prose and dialogue. Si separanolui viene trasferito lontano in un paesino isolato e triste. However, what makes this novel tarcheyti to tarchettk modern reader is the restlessness which pervades the story.
E, al contrario, quando incontra Fosca viene subito messa in risalto la sua bruttezza, nonostante sia unita ad uno spirito acuto, seppur deviato dalla malattia. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Le malattie di Fosca sembrano non solo essere le cause, tarchettk spesso le conseguenze dei suoi dispiaceri: Un libro sulla passione foscq, un libro ottocentesco. Must love drama, hand-holding, massive and inexplicable mood swings, and zero sex.
Un romanzo quasi gotico, asfissiante nella sua corsa disperata verso l’inevitabile finale tragico. Iginio Ugo Tarchetti was an Italian author, poet, and journalist.
This book is not going to thrill everyone, but it should be of interest to fans of the type of literary fiction that has a psychological depth to it.
Lists with This Book. He worked on several newspapers and published a torrent of short stories, novels, and poems. He also appropriated foreign texts in the Gothic tradition, such as works by E. It has elements of a satirical social commentary and yet is also an engaging story of love I have been wanting to read this book for a while as it was used as the basis for the Stephen Sondheim musical Passionwhich I really love.
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fksca This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. He worked on several newspapers and published short stories, novels, Iginio Ugo Tarchetti was an Italian author, poet, and journalist. A wildly romantic story of a young officer sent to some remote outpost in the 19th century. Depressing, heavy and at time the prose was almost unbearable. Jun 25, alessandra falca rated it liked it.
Sep 26, Anna Beste rated it really liked it. Ho iniziato a leggere questo libro du dai consigli di un mio cugino, che, a suo dire, l’aveva trovato davvero bello. A good idea, but the execution didn’t live up to it.
My biggest dislike, and it is very minor, dealt with the translation of the copy I was reading Lawrence Venuti. That said, none of the characters really draw the reader to them completely and so you follow their tale with a certain detachment and a more analytical overview.
foscz Jan 26, Giulia China rated it it was ok. He worked on several newspapers and published short stories, novels, and poems. Want to Read saving…. Refresh and try again.
The missing part, the nocturnal love scene between Giorgio and Foscawas written by Tarchetti ‘s friend, Salvatore Farina, to make publication possible. As time passes, the officer, a handsome rather vapid womanizer finds himself intrigued by this strange, intelligent and well-read admirer, and without realizing at first what is happening, starts to respond to her love and then return it with a passion. There are differences in plot, which kept it very unique for those who know the show.
Ho deciso di colmare questa mia lacuna leggendo “Fosca”a detta di molti, punta di diamante delle opere dell’autore.
Il protagonista ha inizialmente paura di ovviare i propri sentimenti, e in seguito si abbandona ad essi, rassegnato al proprio destino. Una donna brutta fisicamente, malata, triste e tetra. Rilanciamo la letteratura goticheggiante nostrana? The story is simple, engrossing, and terribly romantic. About Iginio Ugo Tarchetti. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The more educated language between the main characters differs from what was written for the common folk.
Jul 23, Alessandra rated it it was amazing.