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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With total surrender, yes, but giving everything in exchange. Born in San Salvatore Monferrato, his military career was cut short by ill health, and in he settled in Milan. Fosca wants him so desperately that you can do nothing but understand her and also feel what she feels.

All the characters in this story are flawed in some way, but that makes them all the more real and believable. Must love drama, hand-holding, massive and inexplicable mood swings, and zero sex. This book is not going to thrill everyone, but it should be of interest to fans of the type of literary fiction that has a psychological depth to it.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Her doctor prescribes Georgio as her treatment, and the young officer complies, despite Fosca’s repellant ugliness.

Iginio Ugo Tarchetti

Although initially repelled by her, he becomes fascinated by her and slowly succumbs to her morbid, manipulative charms. Una lettura scorrevole che trascina nella camoagna lombarda degli anni ’60 del diciannovesimo secolo. Machine translation like Deepl or Google Translate is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that the translation is accurate, rather than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia.

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This article about a s novel is a stub. I had seen t A wildly romantic story of a young officer sent to some remote outpost in the 19th century. His passion for the ugly but sensual sick woman had become a desease sucking his vital energy. Poi crescendo mi pareva una pruderie ottocentesca, epigono da letteratura minore. You must provide copyright attribution in the edit summary by providing an interlanguage link to the source of your translation.

Prima ancora di conoscere Fosca, la protagonista di questo romanzo, di lei si ode un fodca 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.

Ho deciso di colmare questa mia lacuna leggendo “Fosca”a detta di molti, punta di diamante delle opere dell’autore.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The missing part, the nocturnal love scene between Giorgio and Foscawas written by Tarchetti ‘s friend, Salvatore Farina, to make publication possible. One of the things I most enjoyed in this book was seeing how closely Sondheim kept to the text, lifting lyrics directly from the prose and dialogue.

Tarchetti – Plagiarism as Propaganda”. The “usual” object for a man’s affection. Clara stands for Romantic love: Five years before he had retired from the Army for a heart desease and then gone to Milan where he had met Clara, a very beautiful young woman, married, with whom he had had an intense love affair.

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Giorgio’s passion for Fosca is a devastating psychological addition. Return to Book Page. But Fosca is not only sick she is ugly.


For more guidance, see Wikipedia: A wildly romantic story of a young officer sent to some remote outpost in the 19th century. Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc. Tarchetti published his plagiarized translation of ” The Mortal Immortal ” by Mary Shelley as “The Elixir of Immortality”, with small but significant changes but without attribution.

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 fosva a passion. Sono convinta di aver scelto il momento peggiore per cominciarlo e l’essermelo portato dietro per due mesi non ha aiutato.

This is a twin post with Creative Barbwire. Having iino, loved and bought the musical on DVD, I wanted to go to the source. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Neurotic hypochondriac seeks massive enabler. Fosca the woman is an amazing character.

Fosca by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti

Jul 23, Alessandra rated it it was amazing. From Publishers Weekly Written in but only now translated into English, this little-known Italian novel has been shoved into the limelight by fosa success of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony-winning Broadway adaptation.

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