Short Stories in Italian

Short Stories in Italian

New Penguin Parallel Text


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Format
Paperback
Price
$15.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140265408
  • 192 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • 18 and up

Overview

This is an all new version of the popular PARALLEL TEXT series, containing eight pieces of contemporary fiction in the original Italian and in English translation. Including stories by Calvino, Benni, Sciascia and Levi, this volume gives a fascinating insight into Italian culture and literature as well as providing an invaluable educational tool.

Table of Contents

Short Stories in ItalianIntroduction

The Long Crossing
Leonardo Siascia (1921-89)
Translated by Avril Bardoni

Italy
Goffredo Parise (1929-86)
Translated by Nick Roberts

The Girl with the Plait
Dacia Maraini (1936- )
Translated by Sharon Wood

The Last Channel
Italo Calvino (1923-87)
Translated by Tim Parks
Lilith
Primo Levi (1919-87)
Translated by Ruth Feldman
The Island of Komodo
Susanna Tamaro (1957- )
Translated by Charles Caroe and Chris Roberts
Women by the Pool
Sandra Petrignani (1952- )
Translated by Sharon Wood
A Naughty Schoolboy
Stefano Benni (1947- )
Translated by Nick Roberts
Saturday Afternoons
Antonio Tabucchi (1943- )
Translated by Edward Williams

Notes on Italian texts
Acknowledgments

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