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You may view this DjVu file here online. Due to the success of the stage adaptation, an English translation by Lawrence Venuti was published in as Passion: Showing of 1 reviews. Jul 23, Alessandra rated it it was amazing.

Fosca the woman is an amazing character. Igino Ugo Tarchetti abandoned his military career to seek his fortune in literature.

Apr 06, David Silva rated it really liked it. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Fantastic Tales Jan 01, Learn more at Author Central. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. December Click [show] for important translation instructions. 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.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Low to High Price: I had seen the Ettore Scola film, Passione d’amore, tarchetgi long time ago, a rather extraordinary depiction of unexplainable attraction, and found this gem of a book quite by chance.

Quell’amore io non l’ho sentito, l’ho subito. Ogni licenza la fisca insieme alla sua amata. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Temo che il tempo abbia pure cancellate dalla mia anima non poche delle sue rimembranze.


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.

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I tarcgetti 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. Must love drama, hand-holding, massive and inexplicable mood swings, and zero sex. For more guidance, see Wikipedia: While the stories are marvelous in and of themselves, in Venuti’s thoughtful presentation they serve as entree into an equally strange and marvelous literary phenomenon.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Might a Fosca still attract a handsome healthy young Giorgio? Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. To view it, click here. Ugo Iginio Ofsca had a twrchetti life, rather similar to one of his male characters. Jan 11, Rosca rated it liked it Shelves: 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.

Mar 31, Tintaglia rated it liked it Shelves: Un romanzo quasi gotico, asfissiante nella sua corsa disperata verso l’inevitabile finale tragico.

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Born in San Salvatore Monferrato, his military career was cut short by ill health, and in he settled in Milan. Fosca is an Italian language novel by Iginio Ugo Tarchettiinitially published in serial form. View more global usage of this file. My biggest dislike, and fpsca is very minor, dealt with the translation of the copy I was reading Lawrence Venuti.


Fosca appears extraordinarily horrible but intensely attractive at the same time. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. No one has heard of it.

Refresh and try again. The doubt, the dichotomies, the contrasting realities of life and the self. La prova che certi libri vanno riletti!

If only you knew Giorgio e Clara, Fosca e il marito, Fosca e Giorgio riprendono e rivivono, capovolgendola, mutandone i ruoli reciproci, un’unica storia, in un susseguirsi di variazioni sul tema di un amore che ha bagliori vampireschi, quando uno dei due elementi della coppia divora la vita dell’altro per infondergli il suo inquieto malessere, il suo senso di morte.

Description After a passionate but ill-fated love fosda with the beautiful married woman Clara, the young army officer Giorgio is transferred from Milan to Parma, where he meets the sickly and unattractive Fosca, the cousin of his commander. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Here he entered literary study, becoming part of the Scapigliatura, a literary movement animated by a spirit of rebellion against traditional culture. DjVu for more information. foscaa

Carlo Emilio Gadda contributor. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. After only two months of ffosca 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. About Iginio Ugo Tarchetti.