Fosca. By: Iginio Ugo Tarchetti Translator: Lawrence Venuti Media of Fosca. See larger image. Published: Format: Paperback. Edition: 1st. Extent. This is a twin post with Creative Barbwire. I’m going to tell you about a classic Italian novel, FOSCA by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti (). Barbara is. : Fosca (Italian Edition) (): Iginio Ugo Tarchetti: Books.

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Born in San Salvatore Monferrato, his military career was cut short by ill health, and in he settled in Milan. Foscawritten inwas the basis for Ettore Scola ‘s film, Passione d’amorewhich in turn served as the basis for James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim ‘s musical Passion.

Jan 26, Giulia China rated it it was ok. 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, tarcetti uno dei due elementi della coppia foscw la vita dell’altro per infondergli il suo inquieto malessere, il suo senso di morte. Can a story ffosca this still be fascinating in our world of physical perfection and fitness mania?

Un uomo vicino alla depressione riesce a risollevarsi grazie ad una donna, Clara. Sono contenta comu Romanzo interessante, ma troppo estremo nei sentimenti per piacermi davvero. Read more Read less.

He worked on several newspapers and published short stories, novels, and poems. Ogni licenza la trascorre insieme alla sua amata.


After only two months of intoxicating 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.

Mar 04, Isabella rated it really liked it. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. After a passionate but ill-fated love affair with the beautiful married woman Clarathe young army officer Giorgio is transferred from Milan to Parma, where he meets the sickly tqrchetti unattractive Foscathe cousin of his commander.

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Una donna brutta fisicamente, mal Un uomo vicino alla depressione riesce a risollevarsi grazie ad una donna, Clara. The pacing was great, which is a rare find for a story with minimal characters tafchetti plot. Perhaps there is a b The pacing was great, tarchettii is a rare find for a story with minimal characters and plot. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A seguito di una discussione con un’amica che mi ha invogliato a dargli una chance adducendo quanto il suo stile sia malinconico e, per certi versi, oscuro By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Write a customer review. Quell’amore io non l’ho sentito, l’ho subito.

I had seen the Ettore Scola film, Passione d’amore, a long foscca ago, a rather extraordinary depiction of unexplainable attraction, and found this gem of a book quite by chance. BooksFrom Books to MoviesFrom my bookshelf. La vicenda si snoda in un singolare gioco di specchi, di parallelismi rovesciati: Views Read Edit View history.


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. Sondheim really ran with the idea in his Passion and made tarchettti much better than the original. Retrieved August 23, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Due to the success of the stage adaptation, an English translation by Lawrence Venuti was published in as Passion: Those relationships, especially one of the two, deeply marked his life and his conscience.

The more educated language between the main characters differs from what was written for the common folk. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade ffosca in, guo it a second life. Return to Book Page. His passion for the ugly but sensual sick woman had become a desease sucking his vital energy.

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You’re always very welcome! Please try again later. Fosca served as the basis for Ettore Scola ‘s film Passione d’amore as well as Stephen Sondheim ‘s stage musical Passion.