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  • Giorgio Bassani
  • English
  • 21 February 2020
  • 9780704301863

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Giorgio Bassani ò 4 Free read Free read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ò Giorgio Bassani characters L'airone Bassani describes a land beyond the city and surrounding countryside It is a land that lives also in the water so the active population is made up of people who wor. This review contains spoilersThe main character is 45 year old man It s just after WW II in Italy He still lives in his childhood home with his mother who sets out his underwear for his hunting trip even though he has a wife and a young daughter who live with him too He worries that the communists then a strong political force in Italian politics will take away his 1000 acre estate The man character is Jewish and suffered during the war under the fascist era in Italy We get no details of his ordeal other than that he may have gone into exile for a while and that he had to put his estate into the name of his Catholic daughter in law and that s still the case He feels separate from all those around him like he is looking at life through a pane of glass He watches a group of rich diners enjoying themselves and then he watches the comradery of a group of working men playing cards drinking and smoking He feels like an outcast he feels an inability to enjoy himself or to care about anything or anyoneHe has feelings of absurdity No relations with his wife and not even much affection for his daughter he s not even sure he is her father He doesn t know why he and his wife don t separate It s probably because it would reuire some volition on his part to do so and he has none He has nothing to look forward to nothing to care about He s lost touch with his only friend a cousin In his own words he feels plunged into a grim well of slothful sadness Most of the book is about his preparing for a hunting trip that he s not really interested in going on he gives his gun to his guide and lets him do the shooting He thinks You only have to look at the affairs of life from a certain distance to conclude that they were worth all of them only what they were worth namely nothing or almost nothing And that life has become for him a monotonous round of eating and defecating of drinking and urinating of sleeping and waking up of moving about and standing still While hunting we are introduced to the dazed befuddled and confused heron that gets mixed in with the ducks After the hunt he gives all the birds away he becomes enad with the stuffed animals in a taxidermist shop and imagines that they look alive than if they were alive He finds a solution to his problemsMelancholy and depressing but good literature A lot of local color of a rural marshy small town area near Ferrara in northern Italy Bassani 1916 2000 wrote a half dozen novels and won all of Italy s major literary prizes including the Strega He is credited with editing and bringing Lampedusa s The Leopard to press posthumously after other publishers rejected it Perhaps he is best known for his novel made into a film of the same name The Garden of the Finzi Continistop marshes of northern Italy from dreamstimecomphoto of author from manuelblascuatroblogspotcom

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Giorgio Bassani ò 4 Free read Free read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ò Giorgio Bassani characters L'airone K there or go there on purpose This special land belongs to men who fish with boats and also with barrels to huntOn a cold winter Sunday in 1947 the open horizons o. Woke up fell out of bedDragged a comb across my headFound my way downstairs and drank a cupAnd looking up I noticed I was lateMade my way upstairs and had a smokeAnd somebody spoke and I went into a dream A Day in the Life LennonMcCartneyI didn t think of The Beatles lyrics until I was almost finished with the book But from the very first pages I did think of Leopold Bloom And because I did I couldn t stop seeing him in Edgardo Limentani Edgardo wakes up but lingers in bed knowing he s going to be late he goes to the toilet to try to move his bowels he speaks to his unfaithful wife who s in bed they have one daughter as do the Blooms he has a cup of coffee before heading out In the midst of his peregrinations Edgardo who s only eaten a bite of a sandwich before getting in a hunting blind has a late lunch described in detail and a hallucinatory encounter with a prostitute He reluctantly tolerates tiresome individuals he takes repose in a Catholic church though he s Jewish He puts off going home as long as he possibly can Edgardo s depression becomes apparent as the story continues yet he too achieves a sort of happiness at day s endAll of the above is not to say this is merely a retelling of Joyce s Ulysses It s also uite different in several ways including its mood Bassani s story is suffused with a melancholic sadness there s no humor as in the Joyce In a beautiful passage a heron is injured and tries to survive Even before he says so it s obvious Edgardo identifies with the ungainly bird Also beautiful are Edgardo s thoughts on the futility of life I was prepared to dislike an early scene of Edgardo viewing himself in the mirror but it s essential to a later contemplation of his reflection in a shop window Reading this novella in The Novel of Ferrara it came with a surprise at how different stylistically it is from Bassani s other writings Gone is the volubility of his sentences Gone is the unnamed first person narrator Its elegiac mood is classic Bassani however and it ties in with the other stories in being set in the Ferrara area and with its inclusion of names like Clelia Trotti s In a neglected part of town Edgardo looks at the street signs These streets have been renamed for people like Trotti The new names had been slapped on so haphazardly over the original names that the signs have lost some of their letters Edgardo stays there contemplating the signs until he has deciphered all the names

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Giorgio Bassani ò 4 Free read Free read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ò Giorgio Bassani characters L'airone F the delta show a landscape in which the natural elements with all of their charm clash with the anguished feelings of Edgardo Limentani the protagonist of The Her. The pits I mean to say or so I think garbage and that it identifies with the trash can by use of over abundance of the words absurd and disgusting no doubt I d say or have said rather in attempt or trying to seem existential and commas you must be able to tellOh and he decided not to give the reader an ounce of credit Oh and too if you didn t like the above absurdly disgusting run on sentence you probably would not be pleased by The HeronThe pits


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    Giorgio Bassani ò 4 Free read Free read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ò Giorgio Bassani characters L'airone This review contains spoilersThe main character is 45 year old man It’s just after WW II in Italy He still lives in his childhood home with his mother who sets out his underwear for his hunting trip even though he has a wife and a young daughter who live with him too He worries that the communists then a strong

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    PDF FREE [L'airone] A man let's call him L is beset by terrible angst He is an Italian Jew who has survived the war but finds himself beleaguer

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    Free read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ò Giorgio Bassani Giorgio Bassani ò 4 Free read characters L'airone This was the last of Bassani's Ferrara novel seuence to be published in Jamie McKendrick's new translation for Pen

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    PDF FREE [L'airone] Woke up fell out of bedDragged a comb across my headFound my way downstairs and drank a cupAnd looking up I noticed I was lateMade my way upstairs and had a smokeAnd somebody spoke and I went into a dream‘A Day in the Life’ LennonMcCartneyI didn’t think of The Beatles lyrics until I was almost finished with the book But from the very first pages I did think of Leopold Bloom And because I did I couldn’t stop seeing him i

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    PDF FREE [L'airone] There's no doubt that this is powerfully written but after the intimacy of the other Ferrara stories the switch to a 3rd person narrative and

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    Giorgio Bassani ò 4 Free read Free read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ò Giorgio Bassani PDF FREE [L'airone] This novel emphasizes the “agony” in “protagonist” It’s a day in the life of an Italian Jew who survived the war the day is in December 1947 and lives in a state of anguish disgusted with himself and w

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    PDF FREE [L'airone] The pits I mean to say or so I think garbage and that it identifies with the trash can by use of over abundance of the words absurd and disgusting no doubt I'd say or have said rather in attempt or trying to seem existential and commas you must be able to tellOh and he decided not to give the reader an ounce of credit Oh and too if you didn't like the above absurdly disgusting run on sentence you probably would not be pleased b

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    PDF FREE [L'airone] Directly after completing Bassani's Behind the Door 4th in Novel of Ferrara in which a 1516 year old boy learns some tough lessons about friendships and betrayals I moved on to The Heron a single day in the life of an older man and perhaps deals with the conseuences of early pain In Door there's a penis size issue but in

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    PDF FREE [L'airone] I was entranced by this short post war novel by Giorgio Bassani The lure of death and estrangement from reality are the foremost themes Edgardo Limentani a middle aged Jewish landowner is still exhausted by the long struggle to survive racial persecution From the first line Not immediately but climbing with some effort up from the bottomless pit of consciousnessit is as if Edgardo struggles to emerge from a death like state and s

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    Free read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ò Giorgio Bassani PDF FREE [L'airone] This one was harder to grasp just from a basic story telling perspective It takes place after the war all his novellas use

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