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The garden of the Finzi-Continis

Giorgio Bassani

The garden of the Finzi-Continis

by Giorgio Bassani

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This translation originally published: London, Faber, 1965. Originally published as "Il Giardino dei Finzi-Contini". Torino (Turin), Einaudi, 1962.

Statementby Giorgio Bassani, translated from the Italian by Isabel Quigly.
ContributionsQuigly, Isabel.
The Physical Object
Pagination236p. ;
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17464526M
ISBN 100140027386
OCLC/WorldCa30281426

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“The Garden of the Finzi-Continis is a story that marked my city, it is a story in which the city is the protagonist,” mayor Tiziano Tagliani stated this June, when the novel was included in. The Garden Of The Finzi-continis NPR coverage of The Garden Of The Finzi-continis by Giorgio Bassani, William Weaver, and Tim Parks. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.

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The narrator of this work contrasts his own middle-class Jewish family with the aristocratic, decadent Finzi-Continis, also Jewish, whose sheltered lives end in annihilation by the Nazis. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis is an elegy about the Finzi-Continis, Ferrara’s richest Jewish family, all of whom died soon after their deportation to Germany in As seen through the eyes.

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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis: Giorgio Bassani: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(K)."The narrator, a young middle-class Jew in the Italian city of Ferrara, has long been fascinated from afar by the Finzi-Continis, a wealthy and aristocratic Jewish family, and especially by their daughter Micol.

But it is not until that he is invited behind the walls of their lavish estate, as local Jews begin to gather there to avoid the racial laws of the Fascists, and the garden of the.Giorgio Bassani's acclaimed novel of unrequited love and the plight of the Italian Jews on the brink of World War II has become a classic of modern Italian literature.

Made into an Academy Award - winning film inThe Garden of the Finzi-Continis is a richly evocative and nostalgic depiction of prewar Italy.

The narrator, a young middle-class Jew in the Italian city of Ferrara, has long /5(13).