La casa nel vicolo

La casa nel vicoloDownload La Casa Nel Vicolo Author Maria Messina Apasxolisi.eu Tre Racconti Pubblicati Lo Scorso Anno In Questa Collana Casa Paterna Hanno Richiamato Su Maria Messina, Scrittrice Di Cui Nel Giro Di Un Cinquantennio Si Era Del Tutto Perso Il Ricordo, L Attenzione Dei Lettori E Dei Critici Apprezzata Da Verga, Con Cui Intrattenne Una Devota Corrispondenza Recensita Come Scolara Del Verga Da Borgese, La Messina Da Accostare, Piuttosto, Al Pirandello Dell Esclusa E Di Tante Novelle Che Oggi Si Possono Approssimativamente Definire Femministe Quelle Cio Attente, Vibranti Di Commossa Partecipazione Pur Nella Registrazione Realistica, Alla Condizione Femminile In Sicilia Qual Era Fino Agli Anni Della Seconda Guerra Mondiale La Ripubblicazione Di Questo Romanzo Edito Da Treves Nel 1921 , Dar , Crediamo, Una Piena Conferma Della Qualit Della Scrittrice E Dar Misura Dell Ingiustizia Di Averla Critici E Storici Della Letteratura Italiana Dimenticata Leonardo Sciascia 1982 Maria Messina is one of my favorite Sicilian writers, and her books are difficult to find in English translation, so I was delighted to find this book for sale, second hand, from the Toronto Public Library On its first page, the words no longer in demand are stamped How sad to see these words stamped on the work of a writer of such literary and historical importance In this novel, which is considered her masterpiece, Messina tells the story of two sisters, Antonietta and Nicolina, from a small village in Sicily When Antonietta s bankrupt family arranges for her to marry Don Lucio, a relatively well off administrator to a local baron, Antonietta asks that she be allowed to bring her younger sister, Nicolina, along with her to live and keep house for her and her new husband Nicolina eventually becomes Don Lucio s mistress at first against her will Over a course of many years, Don Lucio scares off Nicolina s only suitor, and ensures that Nicolina remain in his house, working as both his housekeeper and his second lover Both sisters are bullied and abused by Don Lucio, and yet they turn against each other and vie for the affections of the man who keeps them living inside a dark and lonely house The novel covers a g
This is the first English translation of a novel by an Sicilian woman writer from the early part of the twentieth century contrary to the claims of a recently published collection of her short stories She lived in a time when women were treated or less as chattel, and had very little in the way of rights or privileges As a young woman trapped in a loveless home and never married, Maria Messina observed the simple and impoverished financially and spiritually lives around her This novel, although certainly not perfect, is a brilliant and very dark window into the lives of one family In Messina s world, women are long suffering and the men are awful She has been called a feminist writer, and she does reveal the stultifying conditions under which women were forced to live, but the women are co

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  • Paperback
  • 196 pages
  • La casa nel vicolo
  • Maria Messina
  • Italian
  • 25 March 2017
  • 9788838924026