L'amante fedele

The Faithful Lover, winner of the prestigious Strega Prize, is a sumptuously imagined collection of short stories that live on the border of our everyday world Brilliantly bringing the psychology of desire to life these stories illuminate the sinful and vengeful, the redemptive and charitable, that abide in all of us Whether a young man wishes to obtain a rare flower forThe Faithful Lover, winner of the prestigious Strega Prize, is a sumptuously imagined collection of short stories that live on the border of our everyday world Brilliantly bringing the psychology of desire to life these stories illuminate the sinful and vengeful, the redemptive and charitable, that abide in all of us Whether a young man wishes to obtain a rare flower for his mother or an eighty year old woman leaves her final bequest to her family, there is always a depth, a shadow, a mystery that transports the reader from the everyday into the fantastic The final masterpiece of one the twentieth century s most unjustly overlooked writers, The Faithful Lover is now available to English speaking audiences for the first time.
L amante fedele The Faithful Lover winner of the prestigious Strega Prize is a sumptuously imagined collection of short stories that live on the border of our everyday world Brilliantly bringing the psychology of d

  • Title: L'amante fedele
  • Author: Massimo Bontempelli
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 166
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. ‎L'amante fedele ‬= The Faithful Lover, Massimo ‎Bontempelli ‬“the real norm of the art of narration is to describe the dream as if it were reality, and the reality as if it were a dream.”تاریخ نخستین خوانش: هجدهم ماه نوامبر سال 2005 میلادیعنوان: عاشق وفادار؛ ماسیمو بونتمپلی؛ مترجم: ماندانا قهرمانلو؛ تهران، قطره، 1383، در 424 ص؛ شابک: 9643412997؛ موضوع: داستانه [...]

    2. E poiché, almeno per ora, un solo sentiero conduce a parecchie luci, non c'è niente di strano a credere, anzi debbo credere senz'altro come cosa certissima, che parecchi viandanti stiano com'io camminando proprio qui in questo mio stesso sentiero: altro che essere unico. Più indietro? più avanti? o persino al mio fianco e non li vedo e non mi vedono? Sebbene non vi siano ostacoli; tutto quanto sta ora intorno a me è estremamente semplificato, il sentiero chiaro e rettilineo, la pianura vuot [...]

    3. The Faithful Lover (1953) is a collection of short stories by Italian writer Massimo Bontempelli, the father of realismo magico (magical realism). This genre works as an evolved form of traditional French surrealism. Bontempelli has commented on the writing style by saying,“the real norm of the art of narration is to describe the dream as if it were reality, and the reality as if it were a dream.”The stories begin with ordinary people and feel normal enough. Yet as the stories continue, Bont [...]

    4. As my first introduction to Bontempelli, I can say I'm thoroughly touched and impressed. In this collection of short stories written much later in his life, I feel like there is a very sincere reconciliation with what could have been youthful fantasies about so many important things -- love, friendship, hatred. In other words, The Faithful Lover presents shows the human condition in a way that reflects with wisdom, experience, and tact. His style alternates between terse, short phrases and long [...]

    5. Bontempelli's strength was his short game--the stories in this book are better than most of what's in his novels. Review forthcoming in RCF.

    6. i am being drawn back into the world of magic realism authors. a genre i loved while growing up and one i adore still.

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