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Diietro best known part, and perhaps Bassani’s masterpiece, is The Garden of the Finzi-Continis, and this short story of schoolboy friendships and rivalries has many similar elements, notably the elegiac tone and the gradual revelation of the impact of Fascist anti-Semitic prejudice dirtro young lives in 30s Italy.
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. Open Preview See a Problem?
Max rated it really liked it Mar 07, MariaGraziaDelMiglio dieto it really liked it Jan 07, Essere amici di Cattolica sarebbe volare troppo vicino al sole, mentre la sgradevole frequentazione con Pulga si trasforma gradatamente, per il narratore, in un’intima amicizia, quasi un contagio. Zeenat Hisam rated it really liked it May 28, 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.
In one of his novels was adapted as the film Long Night in A beautifully written novella with an excellent translation by William Weaver. Barry rated it really liked it Mar 03, Preview — Dietro la porta lz Giorgio Bassani.
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.
Return to Book Page. In he completed his studies at his secondary school, the liceo classico L.
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A little over a week later he married Valeria Sinigallia, whom he had met playing tennis. The story of a betrayal between 3 boys, porrta in the first person, takes place between and ; anti-Semitism in Italy was already evident.
Mar 28, Frabe rated it really liked it. What an amazing book!
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Rosalba rated it really liked it Nov 08, One assumes the narrators motives were selfless, that he just wanted a friend, to study with to share ideas with, etc.
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Jeff rated it really liked it Mar 22, I loved this series. As a Jew inhowever, work opportunities were now limited and he became a schoolteacher in the Jewish School of Ferrara in via Vignatagliata. Ilse Fine review, Hugh. Trivia About Behind the Door. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Roman Helinski rated it really liked it Jul 20, Bassani is known for the novel, The Garden of Finzi-Contini which was made into a well-regarded movie.
A shout out to New York Review of Books — this would be a great book to be re-discovered. The best pporta part, and perhaps Bassani’s masterpiece, is The Garden of the Finzi-Co 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. This portrait of the private school in the American sense was fascinating.