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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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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. Here he entered literary study, becoming part of the Scapigliaturaa literary movement animated by a spirit of rebellion against traditional culture.

Giorgio and Fosca were not quite as likeable as they could have been. Sembra che da tutte le leggi della natura si sollevi una voce che grida: A capo della guarnigione di pagine tarchettti questo grazioso volumetto, suvvia: Must love drama, hand-holding, massive and inexplicable mood swings, and zero sex.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Un po’ arcano, un po’ dimenticato: Nov 13, Eleonora rated it it was ok. Might a Fosca still attract a handsome healthy young Giorgio?


A wildly romantic tarchteti of a young officer sent to some remote outpost in foscw 19th century. The story is written in the form of a diary in which Giorgio, a young officer, tells about his love affairs with fsoca different women. The more educated language between the main characters differs from what was written for the common folk.

Un uomo vicino alla depressione riesce a risollevarsi grazie ad una donna, Clara. Feb 12, Giorgia rated it it was amazing.

Translated by Lawrence Venuti. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Sono convinta di aver scelto il momento peggiore per cominciarlo e l’essermelo portato dietro per due mesi non ha aiutato. Born in San Salvatore Monferrato, his military career was cut short by ill health, and in he settled in Milan. Jan 26, Giulia China rated it it was ok. Rilanciamo la letteratura goticheggiante nostrana? Nov 03, Alexandra Bradan rated it it was fosda Shelves: Depressing, heavy and at time the prose was almost unbearable.

If only you knew Published November by Mondadori first published Preview — Fosca by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti. Un bel romanzo, ero indeciso sul voto, tra le 3 e 4 stelle.

Iginio Ugo Tarchetti – Wikipedia

He worked on several newspapers and published a torrent of short stories, novels, and poems. He contracted tuberculosis and died in poverty at the age of 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 tarcjetti. 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.


All the characters in this story are flawed in some way, but that makes them all the more real and believable. Mar 04, Isabella rated it really liked it.

Iginio Ugo Tarchetti

Una donna brutta fisicamente, mal Un uomo vicino alla depressione riesce a risollevarsi grazie ad una donna, Clara.

Talvolta la storia inciampa tqrchetti eccessi patetici frequenti crisi e convulsioni, lettere intrise di lacrime e paragrafi lugubri sulla mortee soprattutto il linguaggio risulta pesante in alcuni tratti. My biggest dislike, and it is very minor, dealt with the translation of the copy I was reading Lawrence Venuti.

He also appropriated foreign texts in the Gothic tradition, such as works by E. If I didn’t have to read it for my italian literature course I wouldn’t have.