Sicilian Stories: A Dual-Language Book (Dover Dual Language by Giovanni Verga,Stanley Appelbaum

By Giovanni Verga,Stanley Appelbaum

With his novels, brief tales, and performs, Giovanni Verga (1840–1922) accomplished renown within the Italian verismo (realist) college of writing. This awesome choice of 12 brief tales — such a lot from the Sicilian writer's Vita dei campi (Rural lifestyles) and Novelle rusticane (Rustic tales) — attests to his storytelling skills.
Selections comprise "Nedda," a quick tale that initiated Verga's naturalistic depictions of Sicilian peasant existence; the much-celebrated "Cavalleria Rusticana" (Rustic Chivalry), a story of flirtation, jealousy, and a perilous duel; and "L'amante di Gramigna" (Gramigna's Mistress), a desirable mental research. the gathering additionally beneficial properties "Reverie," "Jeli the Herdsman," "Nasty Redhead," "The She-Wolf," "Pestilential Air," "Possessions," "The background of St. Joseph's Donkey," "Dark Bread," and "Liberty."
For this dual-language publication, the editor has supplied very good new English translations on pages dealing with the unique Italian textual content, in addition to an informative creation and notes.

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