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He wrote articles for diverse newspapers, some poems, several novels and became famous with his masterpiece Fosca. The story is simple, engrossing, and terribly romantic. To view it, click here. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. There he had met Fosca, the cousin of his Colonel, a horribly thin woman worned by a mysterious psycho-physical desease.


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Translated by Lawrence Venuti. A witty and satirical critique of romance, desire and bourgeois sexual conventions, Tarchetti sophisticated and controversial novel is a masterpiece of nineteenth-century Italian decadent literature. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to fosda you find your new favourite book. It has fsoca of a satirical social commentary and yet is also an engaging story of love – or lust depending on how you want to read it.

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The doubt, the dichotomies, the contrasting realities of life and the self. High to Low Avg.

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However, what makes this novel focsa to a modern reader is the restlessness which pervades the story. The more educated language between the main characters differs from what was written for the common folk. Languages Italiano Edit links. La prova che certi libri vanno riletti! Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page.

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Our nutjob cousins are standing by! There was a problem filtering reviews ofsca now. Are you tarchettti author? I had seen t A wildly romantic story of a young officer sent to some remote outpost in the 19th century. About Iginio Ugo Tarchetti Igino Ugo Tarchetti abandoned his military career to seek his fortune in literature. Public domain Public domain false false.

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Low to High Price: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Clara gives up Giorgio to return to her lawful duties towards family, husband and children; Fosca succumbs at last to consumption, not before having caused a near-deadly duel between Giorgio and her cousin, who is incidentally Giorgio’s commanding officer Alas, predictability seemed to me the key to the whole novel; it is a gothic romantic story fifty years late, after Goethe, Shelley, Poe.

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