Modern Italian short stories.


New York, Simon and Schuster, 1954.

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Mt. Vernon campus stacks
PQ4254.A9 S63 1954 Available Request
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Subjects Italy -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Italy.
Manners and customs.
Short stories, Italian -- Translations into English.
Short stories, Italian.
Description 429 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date 1954.
Notes Also issued online.
Summary Thirty-four contemporary short stories, most of them published for the first time in English.
Contents I. The precursors -- La Lupa / Giovanni Verga -- The wake / Gabriele d'Annunzio -- The bat / Luigi Pirandello -- This indolence of mine / Italo Svevo -- II. From futurism to fascism -- The Sardinian fox / Grazia Deledda -- The mistress and the master speak / Alfredo Panzini -- Strange stories ; The mask factory ; The cloud maker ; Madmen's congress / Giovanni Papini -- Tales of Sicily ; The Siracusan ; The boy / Giuseppe Antonio Borgese -- Two sketches ; Aquarium ; Visitors / Emilio Cecchi -- An Estruscan harvest / Riccardo Bacchelli -- III. Literature under Mussolini -- A day in Venice / Bonaventura Tecchi -- An indiscreet madrigal / Gianna Manzini -- Love letters / Aldo Palazzeschi -- Curious tales ; Linaria ; The sleeping beauty / Massimo Bontempelli -- Mario and fortune / Giovanni Comisso -- The wedding journey / Corrado Alvaro -- Return to Fontamara / Ignazio Silone -- The unfortunate lover / Alberto Moravia -- IV. The new era -- The massacre of Vallucciole / Carlo Levi -- His Excellency / Indro Montanelli -- The petition / Giovanni Guareschi -- The flight to France / Francesco Jovine -- In a lane of Naples / Giuseppe Marotta -- The leather jacket / Cesare Pavese -- A mistress of twenty / Vasco Pratolini -- The cavaliere / Vitaliano Brancati -- Aunt Bess, in memoriam / Giuseppe Berto -- Piededefico / Domenico Rea -- It's all a question of degree / Carlo Bernari -- A poor ghost / G.B. Angioletti -- Nora / Mario Soldati -- Strange new friends / Dino Buzzati -- One afternoon, Adam / Italo Calvino -- Uncle Agrippa takes a train / Elio Vittorini.
Genre Fiction.
Translations.
Geographic Area Italy
Network Numbers (OCoLC)186478
(OCoLC)ocm00186478
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Slonim, Marc, 1894-1976,
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