By Gian Maria Annovi,Flora Ghezzo
After years of obscurity, Anna Maria Ortese (1914–1998) is rising as essentially the most very important Italian authors of the twentieth-century, taking her position along such luminaries as Italo Calvino, Primo Levi, and Elsa Morante. Anna Maria Ortese: Celestial Geographies includes a collection of essays through demonstrated Ortese students that hint her notable inventive trajectory.
Bringing a variety of severe views to Ortese’s paintings, the members to this assortment map the author’s complicated textual geography, with its overlapping literary genres, kinds, and conceptual different types, and the rhetorical and narrative concepts that pervade Ortese’s many varieties of writing. The essays are complemented via fabric translated right here for the 1st time: Ortese’s unpublished letters to her mentor, the author Massimo Bontempelli; and a longer interview with Ortese via fellow Italian novelist Dacia Maraini.
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Anna Maria Ortese: Celestial Geographies (Toronto Italian Studies) by Gian Maria Annovi,Flora Ghezzo