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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It does sound horrible but intensely attractive! A Novel Mercury House. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

The pacing was great, which is a rare find for a story with minimal characters and plot.

A bit too philosophical at times for my tastes, but beautiful and sad. Una donna brutta fisicamente, malata, triste e tetra. Jan 23, Francesca rated it liked it Shelves: Fosca is an Italian language novel by Iginio Ugo Tarchettiinitially published in serial form.

Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. Jul 23, Alessandra rated it it was amazing.

Iginio Ugo Tarchetti

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Il protagonista ha inizialmente paura di ovviare i propri sentimenti, e in seguito si abbandona ad essi, rassegnato al proprio destino.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 16mm 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.


Our nutjob cousins are standing by! Here he entered literary study, becoming part of the Scapigliatura, a literary movement animated by a spirit of rebellion against traditional culture.

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! Clara stands for Romantic love: Tarchetti – Plagiarism as Propaganda”. Dec 12, Lia Porridge rated it it was amazing. People from the Province of Alessandria births deaths Italian poets Italian male poets Italian journalists Italian male journalists Scapigliatura Movement 19th-century journalists 19th-century Italian poets 19th-century male writers.

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Description After a passionate but ill-fated love affair with the beautiful married woman Clara, the young army officer Giorgio is transferred from Milan to Parma, where he meets the fosfa and unattractive Fosca, the cousin of his commander.

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Can a story like this still be fascinating in our world of physical perfection and fitness mania? In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Sono contenta comunque di aver scoperto questo autore e questa corrente della letteratura italiana che ignoravo.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Go, visit her blog and read her post. Translated by Lawrence Venuti. One of the things I most enjoyed in this book was seeing how closely Sondheim kept to the text, lifting lyrics focsa from the prose and dialogue. Views Read Edit View history. 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.

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

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.


Lo stile non scorre per nulla. He then fosc disillusioned after witnessing what amounted to a tragic counterinsurgency action by the Italian northern Army itself in the Southern provinces of the newly united Kingdom.

Dove il personaggio principale, Giorgio, si unisce definitivamente a Fosca. Ripeto che le uniche parti che ho apprezzato sono stati i racconti della vita di Giorgio e di Fosca. Temo che il tempo abbia pure cancellate dalla mia anima non poche delle sue rimembranze. Translated by Lawrence Venuti.

A very nice counter-canonical text by an unlucky Italian scapigliato. His passion for the ugly but sensual sick woman had become a desease sucking his vital energy.

This story is so intriguing, so different from other Italian classics of the same period. After only two months of intoxicating happiness, Giorgio, healed both in his body and in his soul, had had to go back to active service and he had been sent to a monotonous small town located in a desolated natural environment.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Fosca served as the basis for Ettore Scola ‘s film Passione d’amore as well as Stephen Sondheim ‘s stage musical Passion.

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