"La Signorina" E Altri Racconti

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Greatly influenced by writers ranging from Dickens and Proust to Woolf and Colette, Anna Banti was a prominent figure on the Italian literary scene from the 1940s until her death in 1985. The five tales in "La signorina" e altri racconti display her talent across many genres--fiction, science fiction, historical fiction, mystery. Banti's stories portray the ageless conflict between the expectations of society and the aspirations of the individual. In "Vocazioni indistinte," the young Ofelia becomes a pianist after her ...

"La Signorina" E Altri Racconti 2002, Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780873527910

Italian

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