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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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I can suggest to read, to appreciate what is in my opinion Tarchetti’s most outstanding contribution to the literary and social debate of his time, his novel I already mentioned, “A noble madness”, where he gave an innovative and prescient outlook towards war and its horrors, anticipating the “war poets” of Dec 12, Lia Uyo rated it it was amazing.

The story is simple, engrossing, and terribly tarchettu. This page was last edited on 23 Octoberat Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

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It does sound horrible but intensely attractive! I have been wanting to read this book for a while as it was ugk as the basis for the Stephen Sondheim musical Passionwhich I really love. Other books in this series. Views Read Edit View history.

Looking for beautiful books? AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. 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! Retrieved from ” https: 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.


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We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings tarcheetti our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. This ugi has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Ripeto che le uniche parti che ho apprezzato sono stati i racconti della vita di Giorgio e di Fosca. To view it, click here. You’re always very welcome! Born in San Salvatore Monferrato, his military career was cut short by ill health, and in he settled in Milan.

Although initially repelled by her, he becomes fascinated by her and slowly succumbs to her morbid, manipulative charms.

Un uomo vicino alla depressione riesce a risollevarsi grazie ad una donna, Clara. 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.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Giorgio’s passion for Fosca is a devastating psychological addition.

You ladies are amazing- I really enjoyed both of your posts: No one has heard of it. Return to Book Page. I had seen t A wildly romantic story of a young officer sent to some remote outpost in the 19th century.


Poi crescendo mi pareva una pruderie ottocentesca, epigono da letteratura minore. This is a story of love and obsession, told with a great deal of wit as the author comments on bourgeois ideals of love.

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Iginio Ugo Tarchetti was an Italian author, poet, and journalist. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

Set up a giveaway. Willingness to ignore medical advice a big plus. Views Read Edit View history. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Jan 11, Allegra rated it liked it Shelves: About Iginio Ugo Tarchetti Igino Ugo Tarchetti abandoned his military career to seek his fortune in literature.

Temo che il tempo abbia pure cancellate dalla mia anima non hgo delle sue rimembranze. Un ygo romanzo, ero indeciso sul voto, tra le 3 e 4 stelle. Continuano a vedersi a distanza di giorni, di mesi.

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