By Gian Maria Annovi,Flora Ghezzo
After years of obscurity, Anna Maria Ortese (1914–1998) is rising as probably 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 collection of essays by way of verified Ortese students that hint her notable artistic trajectory.
Bringing a variety of severe views to Ortese’s paintings, the members to this assortment map the author’s advanced textual geography, with its overlapping literary genres, kinds, and conceptual different types, and the rhetorical and narrative thoughts that pervade Ortese’s many varieties of writing. The essays are complemented through fabric translated the following for the 1st time: Ortese’s unpublished letters to her mentor, the author Massimo Bontempelli; and a longer interview with Ortese by way of fellow Italian novelist Dacia Maraini.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