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Chosen by The New York Times as one of its best books in the year of its original publication, this treasure trove of 200 lively Italian folktales has won a cherished place among fans of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. In this collection, Calvino combines a sensibility attuned to the fantastical with a singular writerly ability to capture the visions and dreams of a culture.

Synopsis:

Chosen as one of the New York Timess ten best books in the year of its original publication, this collection immediately won a cherished place among lovers of the tale and vaulted Calvino into the ranks of the great folklorists. Introduction by the Author; illustrations. Translated by George Martin. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

About the Author

ITALO CALVINO's superb storytelling gifts earned him international renown and a reputation as "one of the world's best fabulists" (New York Times Book Review). He is the author of numerous works of fiction, as well as essays, criticism, and literary anthologies. Born in Cuba in 1923, Calvino was raised in Italy, where he lived most of his life. At the time of his death, in Siena in 1985, he was the most-translated contemporary Italian writer.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156454896
Translator:
Martin, George
Author:
Martin, George
Author:
Calvino, Italo
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Mythology and folklore
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Folk-lore, italian
Subject:
Tales -- Italy.
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Harvard/HBJ ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
103-777
Publication Date:
19921131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
800
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 2.23 lb

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Chosen as one of the New York Timess ten best books in the year of its original publication, this collection immediately won a cherished place among lovers of the tale and vaulted Calvino into the ranks of the great folklorists. Introduction by the Author; illustrations. Translated by George Martin. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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