Fosca. By: Iginio Ugo Tarchetti Translator: Lawrence Venuti Media of Fosca. See larger image. Published: Format: Paperback. Edition: 1st. Extent. This is a twin post with Creative Barbwire. I’m going to tell you about a classic Italian novel, FOSCA by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti (). Barbara is. : Fosca (Italian Edition) (): Iginio Ugo Tarchetti: Books.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Although initially repelled by her, he becomes fascinated by her and slowly succumbs to her morbid, manipulative charms. Ho deciso di colmare questa mia lacuna leggendo “Fosca”a detta di molti, punta di diamante delle opere dell’autore. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Although initially repelled by her, he becomes fascinated by her and slowly succumbs to her morbid, manipulative charms.

The doubt, the dichotomies, the contrasting realities of life and the self. This is not an poor choice—it helps denotes change of social class—my concern was that they read more as British than Italian. The story is simple, engrossing, and terribly romantic. Write a customer review. Altri doveri ti richiamavano sulla via dalla quale io ti avevo tolta.

Five years before he had retired from the Army for a heart desease and then gone to Milan where he had met Clara, a very beautiful young woman, married, with whom he had had an intense love affair. Don’t have a Kindle? Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional foca in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.


Sono contenta comu Romanzo interessante, ma troppo estremo tarchettj sentimenti per piacermi davvero.

To be honest, I am not sure if I would have enjoyed this so much if I was not such a huge fan of the play that is based off this book. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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I had seen t A wildly romantic story of a young officer sent to some remote outpost in the 19th century. Sono contenta comunque di aver scoperto questo autore e questa corrente della letteratura italiana che ignoravo. However, what makes this novel appealing to a modern reader is the restlessness which pervades the story.

Clara gives up Giorgio to return to her lawful duties towards family, husband and children; Fosca succumbs at last to consumption, not before having caused a near-deadly duel between Giorgio and her cousin, who is incidentally Giorgio’s commanding officer Alas, predictability seemed to me the key to the whole novel; it is a gothic romantic story fifty years late, after Goethe, Shelley, Poe.

Ho iniziato a leggere questo libro spinta dai consigli di un mio cugino, che, a suo dire, l’aveva trovato davvero bello. Other books in this series. A wildly romantic story of a young officer sent to some remote outpost in the 19th century.

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It remains however a valid example of a literary genre which is otherwise rather lacking in 19th century Italian literature rather Italy seems to have been an ideal set where to stage lots of romantic gothic stories, since Walpole’s time. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Depressing, heavy and at time the prose was almost unbearable.


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English Choose a language for shopping. I came to this book, already knowing the story, but it was still fascinating to follow Giorgio as he experienced two very different women’s love for him.

I should add that Sondheim adapted this book for his musical “Passion.

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He worked on several newspapers and published short stories, novels, and poems.

Fosca by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti

Feb fossca, Giorgia rated it it was amazing. Content in this edit is translated from the existing German Wikipedia article at [[: A witty and satirical critique of romance, desire and bourgeois sexual conventions, Tarchetti sophisticated and controversial novel is a masterpiece of nineteenth-century Italian decadent literature.

He contracted tuberculosis and died in poverty at the age of