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Title A very Italian Christmas : the greatest Italian holiday stories of all time.

Imprint La Vergne : New Vessel Press, 2018.


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Description 1 online resource (119 pages)
Series Very Christmas ; 3
Language Translated from original Italian.
Note Translations of stories originally published in Italian between 1873 and 1994.
Contents Dream of Christmas / Luigi Pirandello -- Christmas Eve / Camillo Boito -- Canituccia / Matilde Serao -- Family Interior / Anna Maria Ortese -- White Dogs in the snow / Andrea De Carlo -- The golden cross / Grazia Deledda -- Black bread / Giovanni Verga -- The fifth story, day the seventh / Giovanni Boccaccio -- To the tenth muse / Matilde Serao -- Winter in the Abruzzi / Natalia Ginzburg.
Summary "The third in the Very Christmas series, this volume brings together Italian Christmas stories in a collection featuring classic tales and contemporary works. With writing that dates from the Renaissance to the present day, from Boccaccio to Pirandello, as well as Anna Maria Ortese, Natalia Ginzburg and Nobel laureate Grazia Deledda. These literary [works] are filled with ancient churches, trains whistling through the countryside, steaming tureens, plates piled high with pasta, High Mass, dashed hopes, golden crucifixes, flowing wine, shimmering gifts and plenty of style"
Subject Italy -- Fiction.
Christmas stories.
Christmas stories. (OCoLC)fst00859866
Italy. (OCoLC)fst01204565
Genre/Form Christmas fiction. (OCoLC)fst01981983
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Short stories. (OCoLC)fst01726740
Christmas fiction.
Short stories.
Electronic books.
Added Author Pirandello, Luigi, 1867-1936, author.
Boito, Camillo, 1836-1914, author.
Serao, Matilde, 1856-1927, author.
Ortese, Anna Maria, author.
De Carlo, Andrea, 1952- author.
Deledda, Grazia, 1871-1936, author.
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375, author.
Ginzburg, Natalia, author.
Added Title Greatest Italian holiday stories of all time
Other Form: Print version: Boccaccio, Giovanni. A Very Italian Christmas : The Greatest Italian Holiday Stories of All Time. La Vergne : New Vessel Press, ©2018 9781939931627
ISBN 1939931665
9781939931665 (electronic bk.)
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