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By Gian Maria Annovi,Flora Ghezzo

After years of obscurity, Anna Maria Ortese (1914–1998) is rising as some of the most very important 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 incorporates a collection of essays via demonstrated Ortese students that hint her outstanding inventive trajectory.

Bringing a variety of serious views to Ortese’s paintings, the members to this assortment map the author’s complicated textual geography, with its overlapping literary genres, kinds, and conceptual different types, and the rhetorical and narrative recommendations that pervade Ortese’s many sorts of writing. The essays are complemented through fabric translated right here for the 1st time: Ortese’s unpublished letters to her mentor, the author Massimo Bontempelli; and a longer interview with Ortese by way of fellow Italian novelist Dacia Maraini.

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