Editorial Reviews. Review. “Tarchetti () has been called an Italian Edgar Allan Poe, and in these nine exceptionally well-translated tales he does. Fosca, ; as Passion, translated by Lawrence Venuti, Colummi, Camerino, Marinella, “La narrativa di Tarchetti tra ‘ragione’ e ‘follia,'” in Letteratura e. Masoch’s novel was published approximately a year after Tarchetti’s Fosca. . mediocre romanzo in confronto dei capolavori delle altre nazioni. Per chi ha letto.

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Published November by Mondadori first published Fosca the woman is an amazing character.

No trivia or quizzes yet. You feel completely for the hero in his conflict. Here he entered literary study, becoming part of the Scapigliaturaa literary movement animated by a spirit of rebellion against traditional culture.

Iginio Ugo Tarchetti – Wikipedia

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He contracted tuberculosis and died in poverty at the age of Tarchetti published his plagiarized translation of ” The Mortal Immortal ” by Mary Shelley as “The Elixir of Immortality”, with small but significant changes but without attribution. My biggest dislike, and it is very minor, dealt with the translation of the copy I was reading Lawrence Venuti. Nov 03, Alexandra Bradan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Preview — Fosca by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti.

It has elements of a satirical social commentary and yet is also an engaging story of love – or lust depending on how you want to read it. Iginio Ugo Tarchetti was an Italian author, poet, and journalist. Mar 04, Isabella rated it really liked it. Giorgio and Fosca were not quite as likeable as they could have twrchetti.

Se la prima volta mi aveva straziato l’anima, ora, studiandolo per l’esame, mi ha davvero sorpreso! Altri doveri ti richiamavano sulla via dalla quale io ti avevo tolta. Un romanzo quasi gotico, asfissiante nella sua corsa disperata verso l’inevitabile finale tragico. Si separanolui viene trasferito tafchetti in un paesino isolato e foscq. The story is written in the form of a diary in which Giorgio, a young officer, tells about his love affairs with two different women.

Una lettura scorrevole che trascina nella camoagna lombarda degli anni ’60 del diciannovesimo secolo.

Fosca appears extraordinarily horrible but intensely attractive at the same time. Lo stile non scorre per nulla. Feb 12, Giorgia rated it it was amazing. Born in San Salvatore Monferrato, his military career was cut short by ill health, and in he settled in Milan. No one has heard of it. Il protagonista ha inizialmente paura di ovviare i propri sentimenti, e in seguito si abbandona ad essi, rassegnato al proprio destino.


Iginio Ugo Tarchetti

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The doubt, the dichotomies, the contrasting realities of life and the self. Fosca by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti.

Depressing, heavy and at time the prose was almost unbearable. I had seen the Ettore Scola film, Passione d’amore, a long time ago, a rather extraordinary depiction of unexplainable attraction, and found this gem of a tachetti quite by chance.

Born in San Fi Monferrato, his military career was cut short by ill health, and in he settled in Milan. This book is not going to thrill everyone, but it should be of interest to fans of the type of fodca fiction that has a psychological depth to it.

That said, none of the characters really draw the reader to them completely and so you follow their tale with a certain detachment and a more analytical overview. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Open Preview See a Problem?