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Classics/modern classics > Sparrow, Temptation and Cavalleria Rusticana

Classics/modern classics Verga, G: Sparrow, Temptation and Cavalleria Rusticana

  • By Giovanni Verga
  • Price: £8.99
  • ISBN: 9781903517093
  • Availability: Limited Stock

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Italy has been a long history of short story writing, going back to boccaccio and most of Italy's major writers produced collections of novels. One of the greatest exponents is Giovanni Verga. Verga embraced "Verismo", the Italian form of French "Naturalism", where authorial comment and description is at minimum. He creates an atmosphere and emotions in his writing which trascend the world of his characters, mainly Sicilian fishermen and peasants, and which give it a lyrical almost epic character. Althought Verga writes about a small enclosed world, his work has universal appeal, touching the heart without lecturing or sentimentalising.

Series Classics/modern classics Title Sparrow, Temptation and Cavalleria Rusticana
Subject Italian Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date February 2003 Authors Giovanni Verga
Binding Paperback Pages 300
Size(mm) N/A Weight (gms) 250
ESB Code 55451 ISBN 9781903517093
Inspection Copy No Delivery Limited Stock
  Price £8.99

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