Bassani confessa soprattutto le difficoltà proprie, legate non solo e non tanto al periodo: perché come in quell’anno scolastico gli capitò, nascosto dietro la porta, . Dietro la porta by Giorgio Bassani, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. DIETRO LA PORTA.: by Bassani Giorgio. and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at
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Il romanzo di Ferrara ,a books. What an amazing book! Lists with This Book. View all 24 comments. At one point in the story, the teenage narrator stations himself behind a door in order to overhear a conversation between his friend and some other boys in his class. Caterina rated it liked it Aug 11, Voorwaar, ik krijg zin om nog veel meer van deze Bassani te ontdekken.
Behind the Door by Giorgio Bassani
In one such episode, he gets an unexpected blow gioggio his self-image: Bassani non delude mai! Other books in the series. In one of his novels was adapted as the film Long Night in I think other works by Bassani particularly The Golden Spectacles, and a few of his short stories are his greatest works, but this is masterful, compelling and enigmatic.
De t Schitterende kennismaking met een klassieke grootmeester van de Italiaanse literatuur. Bassani was born in Bologna into a prosperous Jewish family of Ferrara, where he spent his childhood with his mother Dora, father Enrico a doctorbrother Paolo, and sister Jenny. In he enrolled in the Faculty of Letters of the University hassani Bologna.
These works realistically document the Italian Jewish community under Fascism in a style that manifests the difficulties of searching for truth in the meanderings of memory and moral conscience. Tom rated it liked it Feb 04, Those boys took their studies seriously.
Yaxara rated it really liked it May 14, He was survived by his estranged wife Valeria and their two children Paola born A little over a week later he married Valeria Sinigallia, whom he had met playing tennis. Books by Giorgio Bassani.
As a Jew inhowever, work opportunities were now limited and he became a schoolteacher in the Jewish School of Ferrara in via Vignatagliata. The narrator of this book is just as nameless as all the others but Bassani chose to g Even though I know basswni shouldn’t search for autobiographical material in an author’s fiction, the unnamed narrators of the Giorgio Bassani novels I’ve read so far have seemed to me to be stand-ins for the author, corresponding in age and family circumstances where dletro are given to the author’s profile.
This novella is part four of the series, but the fifth of the six to be published in this form Bassani’s ordering seems arbitrary and they are all self-contained. Josh Redman rated it really liked it Dec 25, The series also includes: It has a kind of Proustian style, and a delicacy of bsssani that readers of Bassani know and love, and I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Jun 21, Dale Boyer rated it it was amazing.
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Bassani’s Ferrara series, in this new translation by Jamie McKendrick, has been an ongoing Penguin project for several years, and the collection has portq been completed by the recent publication of The Heron, which I already have on the to-read shelf.
Un Diftro alquanto severo, dunque, forse troppo, con se stesso A shout out to New York Review of Books dieteo this would be a great book to be re-discovered.
Commuting to lectures by train third class from Ferrara, he studied under the art historian Roberto Longhi. Pupils can be corrupted by their friends into many small acts of betrayal. I imagined her looking upwards towards the opera box window of her son’s bedroom, singing Gii-or-gi-o, Gi-oor-gi-o, Gii-or-gi-o… I’m certain that the soundtrack of Bassani’s childhood must have included many versions of his mother’s voice singing out his name over the years.
Translated by William Weaver. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Djetro best known part, and perhaps Bassani’s masterpiece, is The Garden of the Finzi-Co Bassani’s Ferrara series, in this new translation by Jamie McKendrick, has been an ongoing Penguin project for several years, and the collection has now been completed by the recent publication of The Heron, which I already have on the to-read shelf.
Dietro la porta
No trivia or quizzes yet. As an editorial director of Feltrinelli Bassani was responsible for the posthumous publication in of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa’s Il Gattopardo, a novel which had been rejected by Elio Vittorini at Mondadori, and also by Einaudi, but which became one of the great successes of post-war Italian literature.
In the same year he became editor of Paragone, a journal founded by Longhi and his wife Anna Banti. It occurs in a scene where the troubled teenage narrator comes home giorguo school and goes straight upstairs to his room instead of into the garden to greet his mother as usual — even though she has seen him pogta in. Bassani passed away inand was buried in the Jewish Cemetery bqssani Ferrara.