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Italian Short Stories

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ISBN-10: 0140021965

ISBN-13: 9780140021967

Edition: 1965

Authors: Raleigh Trevelyan, Raleigh Trevelyan

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The eight stories in this collection, by Moravia, Pavese, Pratolini and other writers, have been selected as representative of twentieth-century Italian writing. The English translations provided are literal rather than literary, and there are notes to help the student of Italian. However, the volume can also be helpful to Italians, who can improve their English by studying a strict rendering of stories with which they may already be familiar. La scelta di scritti di Moravia, Pavese, Pratolini ed altri scrittori vuole essere rappresentativa della letteratura contemporanea italiana. Le traduzioni in inglese sono piu letterali che letterarie e vie sono aggiunte note per aiutare lo studente di…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 1965
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/2/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.12" wide x 7.72" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.308
Language: English

Raleigh Trevelyan was born in the Andaman Islands on July 6, 1923 and moved to Great Britain when he was eight years old. During World War II, he commanded a platoon in Italy. He worked as an editor at Collins and later at Jonathan Cape and Michael Joseph, which is now a part of Penguin Random House. He wrote several books including The Fortress, Shades of the Alhambra, A Pre-Raphaelite Circle, Rome '44, The Golden Oriole, and A Hermit Disclosed. He also wrote a biography of his ancestor Sir Walter Raleigh. He died on October 23, 2014 at the age of 91.