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.

Author: Grohn Bakazahn
Country: Hungary
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Environment
Published (Last): 25 November 2015
Pages: 49
PDF File Size: 1.73 Mb
ePub File Size: 3.55 Mb
ISBN: 470-4-65399-555-6
Downloads: 24668
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Faezil

Fosca is sickly, desperate Dec 12, Lia Porridge rated it it was amazing. If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article.

But her desperate love is more than he can endure. Rilanciamo la letteratura goticheggiante nostrana? Neurotic hypochondriac seeks massive enabler. Book ratings by Goodreads.

Fosca – Igino Ugo Tarchetti – Google Books

This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Italian. And there is nothing worse for a woman being ugly. Iginio Ugo Tarchetti was an Italian author, poet, and journalist.

While the uog are marvelous in and of themselves, in Venuti’s thoughtful presentation they serve as entree into an equally strange and marvelous literary phenomenon. The book arrived like new. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the flsca. Share your thoughts with other customers.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If I didn’t have to read it for my italian literature course I wouldn’t have. Ug had seen t A wildly romantic story of a young officer sent to some remote outpost in the 19th century.

Read more Read less. The story takes you into the mind of Giorgio, who is torn between two women who could hardly be more opposite. He worked on several newspapers and published short stories, novels, Iginio Ugo Tarchetti was an Italian author, poet, and journalist. No trivia or quizzes yet. I always recomend to read the book in Italian, but this translation fosda a good one. It only proves that to a master craftsman, the germ of an idea is enough to inspire a masterpiece.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Sono contenta comunque di aver scoperto questo autore e questa corrente della letteratura italiana che ignoravo. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Ignio worked on several newspapers and published a torrent of short stories, novels, and poems.

La vicenda si snoda in un singolare gioco di specchi, di parallelismi rovesciati: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is not so much a meditation on love as on all-consuming attraction, obsession, and eroticism. Yes, my grotesqueness; I possess the courage to foscz myself without pity, and to call things by their proper names. Published November by Mondadori first published Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Iginio Ugo Tarchetti

Looking for beautiful books? Although initially repelled by her, he becomes fascinated by her and slowly succumbs to her morbid, manipulative charms.

As time passes, the officer, a handsome rather vapid womanizer finds himself intrigued by this strange, intelligent and well-read admirer, and without realizing at first what is happening, starts to respond to her love and then return it with a passion. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. To view it, click here. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. No one has heard of it. You ladies are amazing- I really enjoyed both of your posts: Clara stands for Romantic love: Views Read Edit View history.