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Paperback. Superficial marks on covers. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are slightly bumped. A few light marks on page block. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Reseña del editor: Critical introductions to fifteen contemporary novelists whose work is of international calibre. Central to most is a preoccupation with the relationship between writing and the world. The authors deal with a vast range of topics and periods - including present-day events, the past, and the problems faced by women and by society as a whole - but nearly all lookat how such matters might be tackled in literature.
Titel: The New Italian Novel
Verlag: Edinburgh University Press
Buchbeschreibung Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 1997. Paperback. Zustand: Good condition. 1st edition in paperback. 'Writers of Italy'. Typeset in Linotron Bembo. Three names dominate the Italian novel in the English-speaking world - Italo Calvino, Primo Levi, and Umberto Eco. Yet since the late 1960's there have been many more important Italian writers whose work remains unknown outside Italy. This book brings their writings to a wider audience, offering general critical introductions to fifteen contemporary novelists (whose work is of an international calibre. Central to most is a preoccupation with the relationship between writing and the world. The authors deal with a vast range of topics and periods - including present-day events, the past, and the problems faced by women and by society as a whole - but nearly all look at how such matters might be tackled in literature. With each chapter written by an Italian specialist and a full introduction setting the novelists in their historical and cultural context, 'The New Italian Novel' is essential reading for anyone wanting an English introduction to the best of Italian writing. Novelists: Gesualdo Buffalino, Aldo Busi, Gianni Celati, Vincenzo Consolo, Andrea De Carlo, Daniele Del Giudice, Francesca Duranti, Rosetta Loy, Giuliana Morandini, Roberto Pazzi, Fabrizia Ramondino, Francesca Sanvitale, Antonio Tabucchi, Pier Vittorio Tondelli and Sebastiano Vassalli. With note on editors and contributors and index. Size: 23,5cmx15,5cm. Artikel-Nr. 026614