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By Gian Maria Annovi,Flora Ghezzo

ISBN-10: 1442649003

ISBN-13: 9781442649002

After years of obscurity, Anna Maria Ortese (1914–1998) is rising as the most vital 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 encompasses a choice of essays by way of tested Ortese students that hint her notable inventive trajectory.

Bringing quite a lot 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 suggestions 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 The essays are complemented via fabric translated right here for the 1st time: Ortese’s unpublished letters to her mentor, the author Massimo Bontempelli; and a longer interview with Ortese through fellow Italian novelist Dacia Maraini.

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