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Arturo"s island

Elsa Morante

Arturo"s island

by Elsa Morante

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Published by Pan Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from the Italian by Isabel Quigly.
SeriesPicador classics
The Physical Object
Pagination384p.
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17361442M
ISBN 100330315447
OCLC/WorldCa83949072

  Arturo's Island (Book): Morante, Elsa: Young Arturo grows up in near-isolation on the island of Procida in the Bay of Naples. His mother died in childbirth and his wayward father, who left him as a child in the care of a servant on the island, returns only sporadically. Cut off from the island community, Arturo exists almost entirely in solitude: he roams the island with his beloved dog. Elsa Morante () was born and raised in Rome, where she lived throughout her life, aside from several months spent in hiding in the small town of Fondi during the Nazi occupation of Rome. She started writing at a young age, initially publishing short stories in children's journals. Her first novel, House of Liars, was published in and won the Viareggio Prize/5(10).

Buy Arturo's Island Reprint by Morante, Elsa, Goldstein, Ann (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10). Whiskey List Wine List. Veal Milanese Primavera. lightly breaded scaloppini pan fried in olive oil topped with arugula, chopped tomato, balsamic & extra virgin olive oil.

Once considered the greatest writer of Italy's postwar generation—and admired by authors as varied as John Banville and Rivka Galchen—Elsa Morante is experiencing a literary renaissance, marked not least by Ann Goldstein's translation of Arturo's Island, the novel that brought Morante international fame. Discussion of themes and motifs in Elsa Morante's Arturo's Island. eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of Arturo's Island so you can excel on your essay or test.


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"Arturo's island" is a cruel, yet spell-binding, fable on the enchantment of childhood and on the moment in which our life tips into adulthood. By the time you get to the end of the book, you'll wish you could go back to the beginning and start Arturo's - and your own- life all over again.

A masterpiece/5(8). "Arturo's island" is a cruel, yet spell-binding, fable on the enchantment of childhood and on the moment in which our life tips into adulthood. By the time you get to the end of the book, you'll wish you could go back to the beginning and start Arturo's - and your own- life all over again.

A masterpiece/5(10). The following is from Ann Goldstein's translation of Elsa Morante's novel Arturo's Island, which follows the adolescent Arturo through his days on the isolated Neapolitan island of Procida, where he roams the countryside and reads in his family’s lonely, dilapidated quiet, meandering existence is upended when his father brings home a year-old bride.

Arturos Island is a heart-warming, yet troubled coming-of-age story covering two years in the life of the protagonist from age 14 to As such, it affords author Elsa Morante ample opportunity Arturos island book incorporate all necessary coming-of-age ingredients, from exquisite and charming naiveté of how the grown-up world works, to a wrenching education 4/5.

Book Review: Arturo's Island by Elsa Morante Authors have always enjoyed writing memoirs, be they true or fictitious. Luck would have it that after the first and last part of the fictitious Memoirs of the Marquis of Bradomin by Ramón del Valle-Inclán, of which I reviewed a combined English edition titled Autumn and Winter Sonatas a week ago.

Arturo’s early ramblings on the island have an unearthly quality, as ethereal as the later sections are grounded and precise. Morante’s style might seem old-fashioned, at first, to contemporary readers, but they’d do well to overcome that initial impression.

The book is brimful with insight and with beauty. The island of Procida, in this novel, feels stolen from myth. An enormous prison looms over the island, as if it were Alcatraz.

Arturo’s own house is a crumbling, spider-webbed room palazzo. Arturo's Island by Elsa Morante, Trans. by Ann Goldstein has an overall rating of Positive based on 5 book reviews.3/4(5). Arturo’s Island, written in the first person, is the narration by Arturo Gerace, now an adult, of his memories of his childhood on the island of memories are a clear, vivid, detailed.

Arturo's Island Paperback – 1 September by Elsa Morante (Author) out of 5 stars 8 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ /5(8). Arturo's Island is a moving and dramatic portrayal of the loss of childhood idealism and the inescapable force of desire.

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/5(8). Here, Ann Goldstein’s “deft translation” (Madeline Schwartz, New York Review of Books) of Arturo’s Island heralds a “second life” for the beloved author, finally garnering Morante “the new readers she deserves” (Lily Tuck, Wall Street Journal).

Imbued with a spectral grace, the novel follows the adolescent Arturo through his Brand: Liveright Publishing Corporation. Arturo's Island (Italian: L'isola di Arturo) is a novel by Italian author Elsa hed init won the Premio Strega.

Plot synopsis. In the novel, Arturo, a small boy, grows up on the island of Procida in the Bay of island is the location of a : Elsa Morante.

Arturo’s Island Elsa Morante, trans. from the Italian by Ann Goldstein. Liveright, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book In this translation of Morante’s arresting, febrile tale. On a remote island in the Bay of Naples, a young boy roams the shore with only his dog for company.

Arturo’s mother died in childbirth and his wayward father Wilhelm rarely returns to the island. Left in isolation, he dreams up a world of romantic exploits in which his. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Arturos Insel (Arturo's Island) by Elsa Morante at Barnes & Noble.

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Get this from a library. Arturo's island. [Elsa Morante; Isabel Quigly] -- "On a small island in the Tyrrhenian Sea there lives a boy as innocent as a seabird.

Arturo's mother is dead; his father away. Black-clad women care for him, give him the freedom to come and go as he. Elsa Morante's Premio Strega-winning novel, L'isola di Arturo (released in English in as Arturo's Island, translated by Isabel Quigly), differs in many regards from her opus, History, which I reviewed earlier today.

It is a tauter, less sprawling novel, but this relatively slightness in page numbers does not mean that it is a. Directed by Damiano Damiani. With Vanni De Maigret, Key Meersman, Reginald Kernan, Gabriella Giorgelli. Arturo is a teenage boy who lives alone on an island.

His mother died when he was born, and his father is always away. From time to time, Arturo's father comes to see him, but only too soon leaves him again.

He seems not to appreciate his son at all, but, nevertheless, Arturo adores his /10(2).Get this from a library! Arturo's island: a novel. [Elsa Morante; Isabel Quigly] -- "On a small island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, there lives a boy as innocent of sin and the great world as a seabird.

Arturo's mother is dead; his father away we are never quite sure where. Black-clad.Arturo's Island A Novel (Book): Morante, Elsa: "Follows the adolescent Arturo through his days on the isolated Neapolitan island of Procida, where -- his mother long deceased, his father often absent, and a dog as his sole companion -- he roams the countryside and the beaches or reads in his family's lonely, dilapidated mansion.

This quiet, meandering existence is upended when his father.