Italian Short Stories

Italian Short Stories

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This second volume of Italian Short Stories, with its parallel translations aims - as the first volume did - to exemplify the richness and variety of Italian writing of the twentieth century. In this volume, however, some of the language used is a little more advanced and the translations slightly less literal. Moravia and Calvino, both well known to British and American readers, appear again along with Italo Svevo, Comisso, Vittorini, Rigoni - Stern, Fenoglio and Pasolini so that the literature of both Rome and the provinces is fully represented. There are also discussions of the less familiar words and dialect expressions in the Italian text.Dimitri Vittorini. Russian soldiers watch me. The women watch me. The children watch me. No one breathes. Therea#39;s only the noise of my spoon on the plate and the sound of my swallowing. a#39;Thank you, a#39; I say in Russian when I have finished, anbsp;...


Title:Italian Short Stories
Author: Dimitri Vittorini
Publisher:Penguin UK - 1992-07-30
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