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As a Jew inhowever, work opportunities were now limited and he became a schoolteacher in the Jewish School of Ferrara in via Vignatagliata. The characters in this book are truly unforgettable. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Zeenat Hisam rated it really liked it May 28, Bassani’s Ferrara series, in this new translation by Jamie McKendrick, has been an ongoing Penguin project for several years, and the collection has now been completed by the recent publication of The Heron, which I already have on the to-read shelf.
Those boys took their studies seriously.
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Bassani is known for the novel, The Garden of Finzi-Contini which was made into a well-regarded movie. Yaxara rated it really liked it May diietro, Music had been his first great passion and he considered a career as a pianist; however literature soon became the foc Bassani was born in Bologna into a prosperous Jewish family of Ferrara, where he spent his childhood with his mother Dora, father Enrico a doctorbrother Paolo, and sister Jenny.
To ask other readers questions about Dietro la portaplease sign up. A beautifully written novella with an excellent translation by William Weaver. Bassani passed away inand was buried in the Jewish Cemetery in Ferrara. What an amazing book!
Dietro la porta Il romanzo di Ferrara 4 by Giorgio Bassani. Published by Mondadori first published January 20th Bassani riesce ad attirarti nell’acquario mentale del protagonista e farne una camera oscura in cui prendono vita scorci e immagini capaci di raccontare un momento di trapasso assieme storico e biografico, in un gioco di riflessi a tratti crudo, impietoso.
Enrico Maria Faltoni rated it really liked it Apr 10, These works realistically document the Italian Jewish community under Fascism in a style that manifests the difficulties of searching for truth in the meanderings of memory and moral conscience.
One assumes the narrators motives were selfless, that he just wanted a friend, to study with to share ideas with, etc. Dileda rated it really liked it Nov 04, The story of a betrayal between 3 boys, told in the first person, takes place between and ; anti-Semitism in Italy was already evident.
Steve Freyne rated it really liked it Jan 25, Lists with This Book. This novella is part four of the series, but the fifth of the six to be published in this form Bassani’s ordering seems arbitrary and they are all self-contained. Together with stories from Cinque storie ferraresi reworked and under the new title Dentro le mura it was to be form part of a series of works known collectively as Il romanzo di Ferrara which explored the town, with its Christian and Jewish elements, its perspectives and its landscapes.
A little over a week later he married Valeria Sinigallia, whom he had met playing tennis. Pupils can be corrupted by their friends into many small acts of betrayal. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. They moved to Florence for a brief period, living under assumed names, then at the end of the year, to Rome, where he would spend the rest of his life. No trivia or quizzes yet. Darius rated it really liked it Jun 01, Preview — Dietro la porta by Giorgio Bassani.
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A shout out to New York Review of Books — this would be a great book to be re-discovered. Return to Book Page. Josh Redman rated it really liked it Dec 25, Un Bassani alquanto severo, dunque, forse troppo, con se stesso Music had been his first great passion and he considered a career as a pianist; however literature soon became the focus of his artistic interests.
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He edited the literary review Botteghe oscure for Princess Marguerite Caetani from its founding in until it halted publication in The betrayal in this case is made particularly bitter because of this. A stirring novella, set in the early ‘s in Italy reminds me a bit of Philip Roth’s writing, with its observations, emerging adolescence, and masked betrayls.
Actually, the things that weren’t said spoke louder than the things that were. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Commuting to lectures bassani train third class from Ferrara, he studied under the art historian Roberto Longhi. In he completed his studies at his secondary school, the liceo classico L.
Esteban rated it really liked it Aug 31, Richard rated it really liked it Oct 23, He ditero survived by his estranged wife Valeria and their two children Paola born Trivia About Behind the Door. In one of his novels was adapted as the film Long Night in Other books in the series.
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Cem Koca rated it really liked it Dec 14, Corruption is a strange thing, one associates with politicians and gangsters; Bassani shows that it is a fact of life even in schools. His activity in the anti-fascist resistance led to his arrest in May ; he was released on 26 July, the day after Benito Mussolini rietro ousted from power. Books by Giorgio Bassani.