Anna Maria Ortese: Celestial Geographies (Toronto Italian - download pdf or read online

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By Gian Maria Annovi,Flora Ghezzo

After years of obscurity, Anna Maria Ortese (1914–1998) is rising as 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 contains a choice of essays through demonstrated Ortese students that hint her striking inventive trajectory.

Bringing a variety of severe views to Ortese’s paintings, the individuals to this assortment map the author’s complicated textual geography, with its overlapping literary genres, types, and conceptual different types, and the rhetorical and narrative techniques that pervade Ortese’s many sorts of writing. The essays are complemented by way of fabric translated the following for the 1st time: Ortese’s unpublished letters to her mentor, the author Massimo Bontempelli; and a longer interview with Ortese via fellow Italian novelist Dacia Maraini.

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