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 incorporates a choice of essays by way of verified Ortese students that hint her extraordinary inventive trajectory.
Bringing quite a lot of severe views to Ortese’s paintings, the individuals to this assortment map the author’s advanced textual geography, with its overlapping literary genres, varieties, and conceptual different types, and the rhetorical and narrative techniques that pervade Ortese’s many sorts of writing. The essays are complemented via fabric translated the following for the 1st time: Ortese’s unpublished letters to her mentor, the author Massimo Bontempelli; and a longer interview with Ortese by way of fellow Italian novelist Dacia Maraini.
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Anna Maria Ortese: Celestial Geographies (Toronto Italian Studies) by Gian Maria Annovi,Flora Ghezzo