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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There he becomes the object first of unwanted attention and then crazed love by the commander’s daughter, Fosca, an ugly and sickly old maid. The pacing was great, which is a rare find for a story with minimal characters and plot. Books by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti. La vicenda si snoda in un singolare gioco di specchi, di parallelismi rovesciati: 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.

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Fosca served as the basis for Ettore Scola ‘s film Passione d’amore as well as Stephen Sondheim ‘s stage musical Tarrchetti. No one has heard of it. There are differences in plot, which kept it very unique for those who know the show.

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Translated by Lawrence Venuti. The story is written in the form of a diary in which Foxca, a young officer, tells about his love affairs with two different women. Newer Post Older Post Home. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Published November by Mondadori first published BooksFrom Books to MoviesFrom my bookshelf. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. However, what makes this novel appealing to a modern reader is the restlessness which pervades the story.

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The story is simple, engrossing, and terribly romantic. He worked on this novel until his death for thyphus on 25th March Romanzo interessante, ma troppo estremo nei sentimenti per piacermi davvero. 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.

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: Fosca (Italian Edition) (): Iginio Ugo Tarchetti: Books

If I didn’t have to read it for my italian literature course I wouldn’t have. Continuano a vedersi a distanza di giorni, di mesi. Jan 23, Francesca rated it liked it Shelves: It does sound horrible but intensely attractive! About Iginio Ugo Tarchetti. You’re always very welcome! Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Carlo Emilio Gadda contributor. Showing of 1 reviews. And the fact that the crucial scene of the novel was written by Tarchetti’s friend after his death adds to the weird fascination of this novel!

Open Preview See a Problem? 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. Jan 26, Giulia China rated it it was ok.

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Sono contenta comunque di aver scoperto questo autore e questa corrente della letteratura italiana che ignoravo.