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    I Malavoglia (the House by the Medlar Tree) (Dedalus European Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Giovanni Verga, Translated by Judith Landry, Afterword by Eric Lane

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    DescriptionGiovanni Verga (1840-1922) is the most important of the Italian Realist School of novelists. This new edition of "The House by the Medlar Tree (I Malavoglia)" makes the complete English version of his masterpiece available once more. The story of the Malavoglia, a family of poor Sicilian fisherman, is Verga's moving rendering of the theme of mankind's struggle for self-betterment, the dignity of the struggle in the face of poverty and hardship, and the tragedy that the struggle inevitably incurs. D. H. Lawrence described Vega's work as "Homeric." Rayond Rosenthal's translation of "I Malavoglia" is the only complete version of this novel in English and conveys Vega's lyrical realism and the flavor of Sicialian village life superbly.The book is introduced by Giovanni Ceccheti, whose own translations of Verga, "Mastro-don Gesualdo" and "The She-Wolf and Other Stories," are also available from California.


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    Title
    I Malavoglia (the House by the Medlar Tree)
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Giovanni Verga, Translated by Judith Landry, Afterword by Eric Lane
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 120 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781903517635
    ISBN 10: 190351763X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25710
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: CLA
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    LC classification: PS
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 78
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T General Subject: 500
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 22
    B&T Approval Code: A24243000
    DC22: 853.8
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004130, FIC019000
    Thema V1.0: FBC
    Edition
    4, New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    9 black and white photographs
    Publisher
    DEDALUS LTD
    Imprint name
    DEDALUS LTD
    Publication date
    01 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Cambs
    Flap copy
    "Giovanni Verga is one of the masters of European literature, and his novel "The House by the Medlar Tree" is a great work. I am very happy to see it reprinted and I hope that many people will read it."--Iriving Howe