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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

Key Benefits

  • Parallel texts enable you to read through the text and check on any words or phrases that you might not have quite understood. These books are a great tool for language learners!
  • Full translation in English
  • Notes on certain sections
  • Read some great works of literature while also learning a language
  • Ideal for intermediate learners

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Book Genre Short Stories
Book Format Parallel Text
Binding Paperback
Publisher Dover Publications
Number of pages 256
ISBN 978-0486419459
Date of Publication 28-Mar-03
Language Italian
Level Intermediate
Media Type Book
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