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Dec 25, Bassani non delude mai! 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.

Bryan rated it it was ok Nov 03, 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.

De t Schitterende kennismaking met een klassieke grootmeester van de Italiaanse literatuur. 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.

Books by Giorgio Bassani. Commuting to lectures by diegro third class from Ferrara, he studied under the art historian Roberto Longhi.

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Dietro la porta

By focusing on a single Italian city, and the emotions and recollections of its residents, Bassani manages to tell the story of a good chunk of the 20th century, and its sad history of intolerance. View all pprta comments. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Bassani is known for the novel, The Garden of Finzi-Contini which was made into a well-regarded movie. No trivia or quizzes yet. As a Jew inhowever, work opportunities were now limited and he became a schoolteacher in the Jewish School of Ferrara in via Vignatagliata.


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This book, the fourth in the Ferrara series, offered me a couple of further echoes. To ask other readers questions about Behind the Doorplease sign up.

Josh Redman rated it really liked it Dec 25, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Igorgio had been his first great passion and he considered a career as a pianist; however literature soon became the focus of his artistic interests. 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. Corruption is a strange thing, one associates with politicians and gangsters; Bassani shows that it is a fact of life even in schools.

Francesco Antonello rated it it was amazing May 07, Caterina rated it liked it Aug 11, Proust’s narrator has a tendency towards voyeurism and often places himself in a position where he can vassani other people’s conversations or observe their private actions.

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All of this makes us aware of the great lack of self-knowledge on the part of the two narrators. Tom rated it liked it Feb 04, Maar meer nog situeren we ons in het hoofd van een jongen op zoek naar wie hij is, wie de anderen zijn en hoe hij zich zo kan gedragen dat alles zo rustig mogelijk blijft. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. David Kessel rated it it was amazing Nov 02, Dit boek, kortverhaal eigenlijk, werd voor het eerst uitgegeven in en vertelt het verhaal van een jongen in zijn middelbare schooltijd.


His first volume of poems, Storie dei poveri amanti e altri versi, appeared in ; a second, Te lucis ante, followed in He was survived by his estranged wife Valeria and their two children Paola born Rosalba rated it really liked it Nov 08, See 1 question about Behind the Door….

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.

A shout out to New York Review of Books — this would be a great book to be re-discovered. The betrayal in this case is made particularly bitter because of this. In he completed his studies at his secondary school, the liceo classico L.

Lists with This Book. He edited the literary review Botteghe oscure for Princess Marguerite Caetani from its founding in until it halted publication in It occurs in a scene where the troubled teenage narrator comes home from school and goes straight upstairs to his room instead of into the garden to greet his mother as usual — even though she has seen him come in.

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Juan-pablo Illanes rated it really liked it Apr 26, Other books in the series. The experience is shattering. Trivia About Behind the Door. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book.