Книга: Ferrante Elena «Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, Book Three»

Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, Book Three

Surpassing the rapturous storytelling of the previous titles in the Neapolitan Novels (My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name), Ferrante here reunites Elena and Lila, two childhood friends, who dissect subjects as complicated as their own relationship, including feminism and class, men and women, mothers and children, sex and violence, and origin and destiny. As the narrative unfolds in the late 1960s and early'70s, the fiery Lila stays in Naples, having escaped an abusive marriage, and lives platonically with a man from the neighborhood, along with her young, possibly illegitimate son. The feisty Elena leaves town, graduates from a university in Pisa, publishes a successful book, marries an upper-class professor, and moves to Florence, where she gives birth to two daughters. Against the backdrop of student revolution and right-wing reaction, the two women's tumultuous friendship seesaws up and down as each tries to outdo the other. "You wanted to write novels," Lila tells Elena." I created a novel with real people, with real blood, in reality." Are the two women less opposites than parts of a whole? The book concludes not with a duality but with a surprising new triangle involving Nino, another homegrown intellectual, who loves both women. (Sept.)

Издательство: "Europa Editions" (2014)

ISBN: 978-1-60945-233-9

Ferrante, Elena

(Napoli 1943 -)
scrittrice.

Источник: Ferrante, Elena

См. также в других словарях:

  • Leave It to Beaver — Season one title screen Also known as Beaver Genre Sitcom Created by …   Wikipedia

  • Who Wants to Be a Superhero? (Season 2) — Who Wants to Be a Superhero? is a reality show hosted by Stan Lee. Contestants dress up as comic book superheroes of their own invention. Each week, Lee challenges the contestants to represent what superheroes are all about. Three or four… …   Wikipedia

  • And Then There Were None — For other uses, see And Then There Were None (disambiguation). And Then There Were None   …   Wikipedia

  • Who Wants to Be a Superhero? (Season 1) — Who Wants to Be a Superhero? is a reality show hosted by Stan Lee. Contestants dress up as comic book superheroes of their own invention. Each week, Lee challenges the contestants to represent what superheroes are all about . One or more of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Book of Ezekiel — The Book of Ezekiel is a book of the Hebrew Bible (of the Books of the Bible) named after the prophet Ezekiel. Historical background The Book of Ezekiel was written for the captives of the tribe of Judah living in exile in Babylon following the… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Doctor Who universe creatures and aliens — This is a list of fictional creatures and aliens from the universe of the long running BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, including Torchwood, The Sarah Jane Adventures and K 9. It covers alien races and other fictional creatures,… …   Wikipedia

  • Law, Crime, and Law Enforcement — ▪ 2006 Introduction Trials of former heads of state, U.S. Supreme Court rulings on eminent domain and the death penalty, and high profile cases against former executives of large corporations were leading legal and criminal issues in 2005.… …   Universalium

  • History of Doctor Who — The Doctor Who diamond logo, used in the show s opening titles from 1973 to 1980 Doctor Who is a British television science fiction series, produced and screened by the British Broadcasting Corporation on their BBC One channel from 1963 to 1989… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Doctor Who villains — The War Chief redirects here. For the Age of Empires III expansion pack, see Age of Empires III: The War Chiefs. Zaroff redirects here. For the fictional Richard Connell villain, see The Most Dangerous Game. This is a list of villains from the… …   Wikipedia

  • List of words having different meanings in British and American English: A–L — Differences between American and British English American English …   Wikipedia

  • HISTORICAL SURVEY: THE STATE AND ITS ANTECEDENTS (1880–2006) — Introduction It took the new Jewish nation about 70 years to emerge as the State of Israel. The immediate stimulus that initiated the modern return to Zion was the disappointment, in the last quarter of the 19th century, of the expectation that… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism


Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.