Short Stories in Italian: Italian: New Penguin Parallel Texts

Short Stories in Italian: Italian: New Penguin Parallel Texts

Paperback New Penguin Parallel Texts Language: English / Italian

Edited by Nick Roberts

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  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 192 pages
  • Language: English / Italian
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 196mm x 14mm | 100g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2001
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0140265406
  • ISBN 13: 9780140265408
  • Sales rank: 30,485

Product description

This is an all new version of the popular "Parallel Texts" series, containing eight pieces of contemporary fiction in the original Italian and in English translation. Including stories by Calvino, Benni, Sciascia and Levi, this volume gives a fascinating insight into Italian culture and literature as well as providing an invaluable educational tool.

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Author information

Nick Roberts is a teacher of Italian at Eton College.

Table of contents

Short Stories in ItalianIntroduction The Long Crossing Leonardo Siascia (1921-89) Translated by Avril Bardoni Italy Goffredo Parise (1929-86) Translated by Nick Roberts The Girl with the Plait Dacia Maraini (1936- ) Translated by Sharon Wood The Last Channel Italo Calvino (1923-87) Translated by Tim Parks Lilith Primo Levi (1919-87) Translated by Ruth Feldman The Island of Komodo Susanna Tamaro (1957- ) Translated by Charles Caroe and Chris Roberts Women by the Pool Sandra Petrignani (1952- ) Translated by Sharon Wood A Naughty Schoolboy Stefano Benni (1947- ) Translated by Nick Roberts Saturday Afternoons Antonio Tabucchi (1943- ) Translated by Edward Williams Notes on Italian texts Acknowledgments