Federico Roberto The Viceroys. A Novel

ISBN 13: 9781784782566

The Viceroys. A Novel

4,1 durchschnittliche Bewertung
( 701 Bewertungen bei Goodreads )
 
9781784782566: The Viceroys. A Novel
Alle Exemplare der Ausgabe mit dieser ISBN anzeigen:
 
 
Críticas:

"A skilfully crafted novel. De Roberto's technique is so confident, the Verso Classics timing and rhythm of the narration are so controlled and constant." - Leonardo Sciascia, author of The Day of the Owl "A unique combination of naturalistic lucidity over the fate of impoverished aristocracies, and a Goya-like inventiveness in extracting from social disintegration a whole gallery of grotesques and monstrosities ... a superb lesson in how coarse and rancid the collapse of a ruling class actually is." - Franco Moratti "Undoubtedly a classic." - Fredric Jameson "Verso Books has done a good deed in this timely republication of a remarkable novel. The capriciousness, the blind avarice and superstition, the arrogance and unearned license that the Uzedas embody cannot but resonate today." - The Nation

Reseña del editor:

A lost literary classic, written in 1894, The Viceroys is one of the most acclaimed masterworks of Italian realism. The novel follows three generations of the aristocratic Uzeda family as it struggles to hold on to power in the face of the cataclysmic changes rocking Sicily. As Garibaldi's triumphs move Italy toward unification, the Uzedas try every means to retain their position. De Roberto's satirical and mordant pen depicts a cast of upper-class schemers, headed by the old matriarch, Donna Teresa, and exemplified by her arrogant and totally unscrupulous son, Consalvo, who rises to political eminence through lip service, double-dealing, and hypocrisy. The Viceroys is a vast dramatic panorama: a new world fighting to shrug off the viciousness and iniquities of the old.

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Neu kaufen Angebot ansehen

Versand: EUR 29,50
Von Deutschland nach USA

Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

In den Warenkorb

Beste Suchergebnisse beim ZVAB

1.

Federico De Roberto
Verlag: VERSO Dez 2015 (2015)
ISBN 10: 1784782564 ISBN 13: 9781784782566
Neu Taschenbuch Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
AHA-BUCH GmbH
(Einbeck, Deutschland)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung VERSO Dez 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Zustand: Neu. Neuware - A classic of Sicilian Literature, first published in 1894 Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781784782566

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Verkäufer kontaktieren

Neu kaufen
EUR 20,84
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 29,50
Von Deutschland nach USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer