Sicilian Stories: A Dual-Language Book - Giovanni Verga

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Sicilian Stories: A Dual-Language Book - Giovanni Verga

This outstanding selection of 12 short stories from the Italian verismo (realist) school features tales from the author's Vita dei campi (Rural Life) and Novelle rusticane (Rustic Stories). Selections include the celebrated "Cavalleria Rusticana" (Rustic Chivalry), "Nedda", "L'amante di Gramigna" (Gramigna's Mistress), "Reverie", "Jeli the Herdsman","Nasty Redhead," and 6 others.

Edited and translated by Stanley Appelbaum.

Table of Contents for Sicilian Stories: A Dual-Language Book

  • Introduction
  • Nedda / Nedda

From Vita dei campi (Rural Life)

  • Fantasticheria / Reverie
  • Jeli il pastore / Jeli the Herdsman
  • Rosso Malpelo / Nasty Redhead
  • Cavalleria rusticana / Rustic Chivalry
  • La Lupa / The She-wolf
  • L'amante di Gramigna / Gramigna's Mistress

From Novelle rusticane (Rustic Stories)

  • Malaria / Pestilential Air
  • La roba / Possessions
  • Storia dell' asino di S. Giuseppe / The History of St. Joseph's Donkey
  • Pane nero / Dark Bread
  • Libertà / Liberty
  • Language


  • Level


  • Book Binding


  • Book Format

    Parallel Text

  • Book Genre

    Short Stories

  • Book ISBN


  • Book Page Count


  • Book Publication Date


  • Book Publisher

    Dover Publications

  • Catalogue Ref


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