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Natalia Ginzburg (Italian: [nataˈliːa ˈɡintsburɡ], German: [ˈɡɪntsbʊʁk]; née Levi; 14 July 1916 – 7 October 1991), was an Italian author whose work explored family relationships, politics during and after the Fascist years and World War II, and philosophy. She wrote novels, short stories and essays, for which she received the Strega Prize and Bagutta Prize. Most of her works were also translated into English and published in the United Kingdom and United States. An activist, for a time in the 1930s she belonged to the Italian Communist Party. In 1983 she was elected to Parliament from Rome as an Independent. Early life and education Born in Palermo, Sicily in 1916, Ginzburg spent most of her youth in Turin with her family, as her father in 1919 took a position with the University of Turin. Her father, Giuseppe Levi, a renowned Italian histologist, was born into a Jewish Italian family, and her mother, Lidia Tanzi, was Catholic. Her parents were secular and raised Natalia, her sister Paola (who would marry Adriano Olivetti) and her three brothers as atheists. Their home was a center of cultural life, as her parents invited intellectuals, activists and industrialists. At age 17 in 1933, Ginzburg published her first story, I bambini, in the magazine Solaria. Marriage and family In 1938, she married Leone Ginzburg, and they had three children together, Carlo, Andrea, and Alessandra. Their son Carlo Ginzburg became a historian. Although Natalia Ginzburg was able to live relatively free of harassment during World War II, her husband Leone was sent into internal exile because of his anti-Fascist activities, assigned from 1941–1943 to a village in Abruzzo. She and their children lived most of the time with him.Opponents of the Fascist regime, she and her husband secretly went to Rome and edited an anti-Fascist newspaper, until Leone Ginzburg was arrested. He died in 1944 after suffering severe torture, including crucifixion, in jail.In 1950, Ginzburg married again, to Gabriele Baldini, a scholar of English literature. They lived in Rome. He died in 1969. Career After her marriage, she used the name "Natalia Ginzburg" (occasionally spelled "Ginzberg") on most subsequent publications. Her first novel was published under the pseudonym "Alessandra Tornimparte" in 1942, during Fascist Italy's most anti-Semitic period, when Jews were banned from publishing. Ginzburg spent much of the 1940s working for the publisher Einaudi in Turin in addition to her creative writing. They published some of the leading figures of postwar Italy, including Carlo Levi, Primo Levi, Cesare Pavese and Italo Calvino. Ginzburg's second novel was published in 1947. The experiences that she and her husband had during the war altered her perception of her identification as a Jew. She thought deeply about the questions aroused by the war and the Holocaust, dealing with them in fiction and essays. She became supportive of Catholicism, arousing controversy among her circle, because she believed that Christ was a persecuted Jew. She opposed the removal of crucifixes in public buildings but her purported conversion to Catholicism is controversial and most sources still consider her an "atheist Jewess".Beginning in 1950, when Ginzburg married again and moved to Rome, she entered the most prolific period of her literary career. During the next 20 years, she published most of the works for which she is best known. She and Baldini were deeply involved in the cultural life of the city. In 1964 she played the role of Mary of Bethany in Pier Paolo Pasolini's The Gospel According to St. Matthew. Ginzburg was politically involved throughout her life as an activist and polemicist. Like many prominent anti-Fascists, for a time she belonged to the Italian Communist Party. She was elected to the Italian Parliament as an Independent in 1983. Legacy In 2020, New York Review Books issued Ginzburg's novellas, Valentino and Sagittarius, translated into English by Avril Bardoni in 1987, in a single volume. In her new introduction for this edition, Cynthia Zarin observed that location "maps the emotional terrain" in these two works as in Ginzburg's other works: the apartment, the living room, the café where events transpire. At a book talk to honor its debut, Zarin and the novelist Jhumpa Lahiri discussed the significance of Ginzburg's works and career. Honors 1952, Veillon International Prize for Tutti i nostri ieri 1963, Strega Prize for Lessico famigliare 1984, Bagutta Prize for La famiglia Manzoni 1991, Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and SciencesSelected works Novels and short stories La strada che va in città (1942). The Road to the City, transl. Frances Frenaye (1949) - first published under the name Alessandra Tornimparte È stato così (1947). The Dry Heart, transl. Frances Frenaye (1949) Tutti i nostri ieri (1952). A Light for Fools / All Our Yesterdays, transl. Angus Davidson (1985) Valentino (1957). Valentino, transl. Avril Bardoni (1987) Sagittario (1957). Sagittarius, transl. Avril Bardoni (1987) Le voci della sera (1961). Voices in the Evening, transl. D.M. Low (1963) Lessico famigliare (1963). Family Sayings, transl. D.M. Low (1963); The Things We Used to Say, transl. Judith Woolf (1977); Family Lexicon, transl. Jenny McPhee (2017) Caro Michele (1973). No Way, transl. Sheila Cudahy (1974); Dear Michael, transl. Sheila Cudahy (1975)) - inspired the film Caro Michele (1976); (Happiness, As Such, transl. Minna Zallman Proctor [2019] Famiglia (1977). Family, transl. Beryl Stockman (1988) La famiglia Manzoni (1983). The Manzoni Family, transl. Marie Evans (1987) La città e la casa (1984). The City and the House, transl. Dick Davis (1986)Essays Le piccole virtù (1962). The Little Virtues, transl. Dick Davis (1985) Mai devi domandarmi (1970). Never Must You Ask Me, transl. Isabel Quigly (1970) - mostly articles published in La Stampa between 1968-1979 Vita immaginaria (1974). A Place to Live: And Other Selected Essays, transl. Lynne Sharon Schwartz (2002) Serena Cruz o la vera giustizia (1990). Serena Cruz, or The Meaning of True Justice, transl. Lynn Sharon Schwartz (2002) È difficile parlare di sé (1999). It's Hard to Talk About Yourself, transl. Louise Quirke (2003)Dramatic works Ti ho sposato per allegria (1966). I Married You for Fun, transl. Henry Reed (1969); I Married You to Cheer Myself Up, transl. Wendell Ricketts (2008) Fragola e panna (1966). The Strawberry Ice, transl. Henry Reed (1973); Strawberry and Cream, transl. Wendell Ricketts (2008) La segretaria (1967). The Secretary, transl. Wendell Ricketts (2008) L'inserzione (1968). The Advertisement, transl. Henry Reed (1968) - performed at the Old Vic, London, directed by Sir Laurence Olivier and starring Joan Plowright, in 1968. Mai devi domandarmi (1970). Never Must You Ask Me, transl. Isabel Quigly (1973) La porta sbagliata (1968). The Wrong Door, transl. Wendell Ricketts (2008) Paese di mare (1968). A .... Discover the Natalia Ginzburg Angus Davidson popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Natalia Ginzburg Angus Davidson books.

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Family and Borghesia

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Two novellas about domestic life, isolation, and the passing of time by one of the finest Italian writers of the twentieth century.Carmine, an architect, and Ivana, a tran...

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A propósito de las mujeres

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A propósito de las mujeres es un volumen formado por ocho relatos de Natalia Ginzburg, algunos inéditos, con un mismo denominador: las relaciones sentimentales.M...

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La famiglia Manzoni

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«Ho tentato di rimettere insieme la storia della famiglia Manzoni; volevo ricostruirla, ricomporla, allinearla ordinatamente nel tempo. Avevo delle lettere e dei libri. Non volevo esprimere...

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Familieleksikon

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Natalias jødiske far Giuseppe Levi er professor i biologi, manisk optaget af sit arbejde og besat af at vandre i bjergene. Derhjemme er han en ustyrlig tyran, konstant efter alle, især sin...

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Family Lexicon

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A masterpiece of European literature that blends family memoir and fictionAn Italian family, sizable, with its routines and rituals, crazes, pet phrases, and storie...

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The City and the House

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The city is Rome, the hub of Italian life and culture. The house is Le Margherite, a home where the sprawling cast of The City and the House is welcome. At the center of this l...

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Non possiamo saperlo

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È una poesia ad aprire questo libro e a dargli il titolo, un'interrogazione energica e disperata rivolta all'ignoto. Non possiamo saperlo raccoglie scritti di letteratura e di cinema...

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Todos nuestros ayeres

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La que muchos han calificado como la mejor novela de Natalia Ginzburg, nos devuelve página a página los gestos de su gente y los años del siglo XX que cambiaron para siempre el desti...

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Un'assenza

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Realizzato con mezzi che sembrano poverissimi, ogni racconto di Natalia Ginzburg è una rivelazione, una vicenda che scorre su piú nastri, che imperturbabile va addizionando gesti, ogget...

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Me casé por alegría

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Hace apenas una semana de la boda de Pietro y Giuliana, y poco más de un mes desde que se conocieron. Él es un abogado de clase acomodada, fatigado de una vida sosegada en la que reina el ...

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Valentino è un bel ragazzo che studia medicina. Nei sogni di suo padre diventerà primario; nei sogni di sua madre sposerà una donna splendida. Solo sua sorella Caterina lo vede per quello...

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A família Manzoni

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Uma inesquecível saga familiar contada pela maior escritora italiana do século XX.Alessandro Manzoni escreveu um dos grandes clássicos da literatura italiana, o romance hist...

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The hauntingly beautiful epistolary novel from “a glowing light of modern Italian literature” (New York Times Book Review)At the heart of Happiness, as Such is an absence—a...

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The Little Virtues

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In this collection of her finest and best-known short essays, Natalia Ginzburg explores both the mundane details and inescapable catastrophes of personal life with the grace and wit that hav...

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Valentino and Sagittarius

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Two novellas about family life and fraudsters by one of the twentieth century's best Italian novelists.Valentino and Sagittarius are two of Na...

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"Durante generaciones y generaciones—observa Italo Calvino en el prólogo de esta edición—lo único que han hecho las mujeres de la tierra ha sido esperar y sufrir. Esperaban que al...

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La città e la casa

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Apparso nel 1984, La città e la casa è un romanzo epistolare che racconta la disgregazione della famiglia, la crisi dei ruoli tradizionali, il vuoto drammatico che accompagna la vit...

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Antón Chéjov

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Con su intuición de las constelaciones familiares y de las pasiones calladas, Natalia Ginzburg narra la vida breve de Antón Chéjov (1860-1904), desde su juventud en Taganrog y sus primero...

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As pequenas virtudes

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Escritos entre 1944 e 1962, situados entre o ensaio e a autobiografia, os onze relatos de As pequenas virtudes são um marco da escrita memorialística do século XX.Sem i...

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The Little Virtues

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“As far as the education of children is concerned,” states Natalia Ginzburg in this collection of her finest and best-known short essays, “I think they should be taught not the little ...

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Familienlexikon

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Das mit dem Premio Strega ausgezeichnete Hauptwerk Ginzburgs ist nicht nur das komische Portrait einer denkwürdigen Familie (voran der donnernde Vater, Freund entschiedener Urteile und Ver...

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Mai devi domandarmi

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La solitudine dell'infanzia e lo stupore della vecchiaia, i film visti e i libri letti, le esperienze di lavoro, la psicanalisi, la musica lirica (il titolo è tratto dal libretto del Loh...

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Caro Michele

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«Caro Michele»: il piú classico degli incipit epistolari è quello che Natalia Ginzburg sceglie come titolo del suo romanzo. Una madre già avanti negli anni ma ancora giovane e un figlio...

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The Complete Short Stories of Natalia Ginzburg

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Natalia Ginzburg (1916-1991) is today recognized as one of the foremost woman writers to emerge from twentieth-century Italy. The Complete Short Stories of Natalia Ginzburg brings together i...

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Le voci della sera

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In questo romanzo, scritto durante il soggiorno di Natalia Ginzburg a Londra e uscito per la prima volta nel 1961, è racchiuso il senso delle storie di famiglia: la presenza degli anziani...

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L'intervista

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Da un'intervista mancata, anzi due, si incrociano le vite di Marco, giovane giornalista, Ilaria, donna triste e perplessa, e Stella, una ragazza alla ricerca del proprio futuro. Su tutti e...

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Família

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 Un retrat meravellós de les realitats familiars del segle XX. Família i Burgesia són els dos relats llargs que formen aquest llibre que Natalia Ginzb...

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Tutti i nostri ieri

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«Scritto nel 1952, Tutti i nostri ieri è il pendant romanzesco di Lessico famigliare... Chi scruta e registra è una ragazza un po' al margine, che si tiene come fuori dal g...

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Las tareas de casa y otros ensayos

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Las lúcidas reflexiones de Natalia Ginzburg, una de las escritoras italianas más importantes del siglo XX.La soledad de la infancia y los pecados de la vejez, las trampa...

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Les petites virtuts

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Onze textos entre l''autobiografia i l''assaig. Onze formes de "sentir" fets, coses, gestos, veus. Què és l''amistat? Què significa la virtut? Quin valor tenen par...

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El camino que va a la ciudad y otros relatos

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Delia vive con sus padres y sus cuatro hermanos en una minúscula casa de campo en la Italia de los años cuarenta. A sus dieciséis años, anhela dejar atrás la monotonía del hogar, que d...

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From “one of the most distinguished writers of modern Italy” (New York Review of Books), a classic novel of society in the midst of a war.This powerful novel is...

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Léxico familiar

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El libro más fascinante de Natalia Ginzburg, por cuyas páginas autobiográficas sepasea en bata la historia de la Italia antifascista y donde brilla todo el talento d...

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From one of Italy’s greatest writers, a stunning novel “filled with shimmering, risky, darting observation” (Colm Tóibín) After WWII, a small Italian town struggles to emerge f...

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I den självbiografiska klassikern ”Familjelexikon” tecknar Natalia Ginzburg ett kärleksfullt och oförglömligt porträtt av sin italienska familj, genom en lika originell som humorist...

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The Manzoni Family

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Winner of the Bagutta Prize, The Manzoni Family set in ducal Italy and post-revolutionary France, captures the story of Alessandro Manzoni—celebrated Milanese nobleman, man of le...

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La strada che va in città

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Uscito nel 1942 sotto lo pseudonimo di Alessandra Tornimparte, La strada che va in città è la storia di una ragazza che sceglie di fare un matrimonio d'interesse, di prendere la s...

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Anton Txékhov

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 Una petita joia sobre el geni de Txhékhov. Anton Txékhov. Vida a través de les lletres és un meravellós i subtil retrat del genial Anton Txékhov escrit p...

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A Very Italian Christmas

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The third in the very popular Very Christmas series, this volume brings together the best Italian Christmas stories of all time in an elegant and vibrant collection featuring classic ...

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Lessico famigliare

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Lessico famigliare è il libro di Natalia Ginzburg che ha avuto maggiori e piú duraturi riflessi nella critica e nei lettori. La chiave di questo straordinario romanzo è delineata g...

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The Manzoni Family

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rich story of passions, writing, rivalries, deaths, and war.Set in ducal Italy and post-revolutionary France, The Manzoni Family tells a rich story of passions, wr...

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Las pequeñas virtudes

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A medio camino entre el ensayo y la autobiografía, "Las pequeñas virtudes" reúne once textos de tema diverso que comparten una escritura instintiva, radical, una mirada comprometida llana...

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Famiglia

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Famiglia e Borghesia sono i due capitoli che compongono questo libro della Ginzburg scritto nel 1977, ora riproposto in una nuova edizione. Due storie di smarrimento e di crisi fami...

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Le piccole virtú

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«In ogni pagina di questo libro c'è il modo di essere donna [di Natalia Ginzburg]: un modo spesso dolente ma sempre pratico e quasi brusco, in mezzo ai dolori e alle gioie della vita... ...

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Cinque romanzi brevi

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La strada che va in città, È stato cosí, Valentino, Sagittario, Le voci della sera e i racconti: Un'assenza, Casa al mare, Mio marito, La madre, Es...

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A Place to Live

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Arguably one of Italy’s greatest contemporary writers, Natalia Ginzburg has been best known in America as a writer’s writer, quiet beloved of her fellow wordsmiths. This collection of pe...

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Léxico familiar

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A história de uma família e a memória de tempos difíceis através da prosa da maior escritora italiana do século XX."Neste livro, lugares, fatos e pessoas são reais. Não ...

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È stato cosí

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«Gli ho detto: - Dimmi la verità, - e ha detto: - Quale verità, - e disegnava in fretta qualcosa sul suo taccuino e m'ha mostrato cos'era, era un treno lungo lungo con una grossa nuvola d...

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Finally back in print, a frighteningly lucid feminist horror story about marriage The Dry Heart begins and ends with the matter-of-fact pronouncement: “I shot him between the eyes.” As t...

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Ti ho sposato per allegria

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La più famosa delle commedie di Natalia Ginzburg è da tempo diventata un classico. La sua felicità linguistica e la sua energia teatrale hanno una forza di contagio che si ripete a ogni...

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Natalia Ginzburg, parlando del suo rapporto con il marito. Tratto dall’audiolibro "Le piccole virtù". "Lui ha sempre caldo; io sempre freddo. […]Lui sa parlare bene alcune lingue; io no...

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"Ich habe zu ihm gesagt: 'Sag mir die Wahrheit', und er hat gesagt: 'Welche Wahrheit?'" Eine Frau hat ihren Mann erschossen und blickt zurück, wie es dazu kam. Die lakonisch er...

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In Lessico famigliare, il riaffiorare alla memoria di parole, espressioni, frasi e modi di dire sentiti tante volte in casa da Natalia Ginzburg, scandisce, con ironia e tenerezza, la storia ...

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