Short Stories in Italian: New Penguin Parallel Text

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This collection includes stories by established Italian literary figures such as Italo Calvino and Primo Levi as well as a new generation of writers. Aspects of Sicilian and Italian life are explored by Leonardo Sciascia and Goffredo Parise, while Antonio Tabucchi looks at the natures of reality.

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Overview

This collection includes stories by established Italian literary figures such as Italo Calvino and Primo Levi as well as a new generation of writers. Aspects of Sicilian and Italian life are explored by Leonardo Sciascia and Goffredo Parise, while Antonio Tabucchi looks at the natures of reality.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780140265408
  • Publisher: Viking Penguin
  • Publication date: 1/28/2001
  • Series: New Penguin Parallel Texts Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 680,139
  • Product dimensions: 5.18 (w) x 7.82 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

Short Stories in Italian Introduction

The Long Crossing
Leonardo Siascia (1921-89)
Translated by Avril Bardoni

Italy
Goffredo Parise (1929-86)
Translated by Nick Roberts

The Girl with the Plait
Dacia Maraini (1936- )
Translated by Sharon Wood

The Last Channel
Italo Calvino (1923-87)
Translated by Tim Parks
Lilith
Primo Levi (1919-87)
Translated by Ruth Feldman
The Island of Komodo
Susanna Tamaro (1957- )
Translated by Charles Caroe and Chris Roberts
Women by the Pool
Sandra Petrignani (1952- )
Translated by Sharon Wood
A Naughty Schoolboy
Stefano Benni (1947- )
Translated by Nick Roberts
Saturday Afternoons
Antonio Tabucchi (1943- )
Translated by Edward Williams

Notes on Italian texts
Acknowledgments

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