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 (Oneworld Classics). Igino Ugo Tarchetti When they eventually meet, Giorgio is repelled by Fosca’s appearance (she is “illness personified, hysteria. Fosca (Oneworld Classics) [Igino Ugo Tarchetti, Lawrence Venuti] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. After a passionate but ill-fated love.

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This is a twin post with Creative Barbwire. Fosca and Clara are symbols of two very different kinds of passions. Ripeto che le uniche parti che ho apprezzato sono stati i racconti della vita di Giorgio e di Fosca.

Iginio Ugo Tarchetti was an Italian author, poet, and journalist. Un bel romanzo, ero indeciso sul voto, tra le 3 e 4 stelle. The adulterous couple flout contemporary convention in their intense, doomed liaison, which ends when Giorgio is reassigned to Parma.

The darkness in his relation with Fosca has its reverse with the clarity in his relation with Clara. My biggest dislike, and it is very minor, dealt with the translation of the copy I was reading Lawrence Venuti.

Altri doveri ti richiamavano sulla via dalla quale io ti avevo tolta. Please try again later. Her doctor prescribes Georgio tadchetti her treatment, and the young officer complies, despite Fosca’s repellant ugliness.


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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. Not even my Italian sister who has read everything ever written on the peninsula knew who Tarchetti was.

The book is small compared to it’s offspring, but I am glad I read it. You’re always very welcome! Un romanzo quasi gotico, asfissiante nella sua corsa disperata verso l’inevitabile finale tragico. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Might a Fosca still attract a handsome healthy young Giorgio?

Fosca is an Italian language novel by Iginio Ugo Tarchettiinitially published in serial form. Refresh and try again. Mar 04, Isabella rated it really liked it. Jun 25, alessandra falca rated it liked it. Clara stands for Romantic love: Although initially repelled by her, he becomes fascinated by her and slowly succumbs to her morbid, manipulative charms. Languages Italiano Edit links.

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Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Here he entered literary study, becoming part of the Scapigliaturaa literary movement animated by a spirit of rebellion against traditional culture. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Having seen, loved and bought the musical on DVD, I wanted to go to the source. May 04, Adele R. Uyo Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.



I had seen the Ettore Scola film, Passione d’amore, a long time ago, a rather extraordinary depiction of unexplainable attraction, and found this gem of a book quite by chance. She is beautiful, sensual. To be honest, I am not sure if I would have enjoyed this so much if I was not such a huge fan of the play that is based off this book.

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 Read more Read less. Prima ancora di conoscere Fosca, la protagonista di questo romanzo, di lei si ode un urlo acuto, prolungato, straziante che scende dai piani superiori di una aristocratica abitazione ed echeggia nei saloni facendo trasalire gli ospiti, amabilmente intenti a conversare e cenare.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Want to Read saving…. One person found this helpful. Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It only proves that to a master craftsman, the germ of an idea is enough to inspire a masterpiece.