By Gian Maria Annovi,Flora Ghezzo
After years of obscurity, Anna Maria Ortese (1914–1998) is rising as some of 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 contains a choice of essays via validated Ortese students that hint her impressive inventive trajectory.
Bringing quite a lot of serious views to Ortese’s paintings, the individuals to this assortment map the author’s complicated textual geography, with its overlapping literary genres, kinds, and conceptual different types, and the rhetorical and narrative options 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 The essays are complemented by way of fabric translated the following for the 1st time: Ortese’s unpublished letters to her mentor, the author Massimo Bontempelli; and a longer interview with Ortese by way of fellow Italian novelist Dacia Maraini.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