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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Fosca by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti. Fosca by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti. After a passionate but ill-fated love affair with the beautiful married woman Clara, the young army officer Giorgio is transferred from Milan to Parma, where he meets the sickly and unattractive Fosca, the cousin of his commander.
Although initially repelled by her, he becomes fascinated by her and slowly succumbs to her morbid, manipulative charms. A witty and satirical cr After a passionate but ill-fated love affair with the beautiful married woman Clara, the young army officer Giorgio is transferred from Milan to Parma, where he meets the sickly and unattractive Fosca, the cousin of his commander. A witty and satirical critique of romance, desire and bourgeois sexual conventions, Tarchetti sophisticated and controversial novel is a masterpiece of nineteenth-century Italian decadent literature.
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Born in San Salvatore Monferrato, his military career was cut short by ill health, and in he settled in Milan.
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Here he entered literary study, becoming part of the Scapigliatura, a literary movement animated by a spirit of rebellion against traditional culture. He worked on several newspapers and published short stories, novels, Iginio Ugo Tarchetti was an Italian author, poet, and journalist.
He worked on several newspapers and published short stories, novels, and poems. He contracted tuberculosis and died in poverty at the age of Books by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti.
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