Igino Ugo Tarchetti – Storia di una gamba e altri racconti

Come nei racconti di Poe, diverse storie di Tarchetti cominciano con un lungo preambolo filosofico per convincere il lettore che, sebbene a raccontare sia un folle, si tratta tuttavia di una pazzia lucida e per questo ancora più inquietante. A

Alfred Tennyson – Idylls of the King

Idylls of the King, published between 1859 and 1885, is a cycle of twelve narrative poems by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892; Poet Laureate from 1850) which retells the legend of King Arthur, his knights, his love for

Mark Twain – A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

In the book, a Yankee engineer from Connecticut named Hank Morgan receives a severe blow to the head and is somehow transported in time and space to England during the reign of King Arthur. After some initial confusion and his

Mark Twain – Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Commonly named among the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written throughout in vernacular English, characterized by local color regionalism. It is told in the first person by Huckleberry “Huck” Finn,

Igino Ugo Tarchetti – Fosca

Fosca è il romanzo più famoso dello scrittore Iginio Ugo Tarchetti. Uscito a puntate sulla rivista Il pungolo nel 1869 e raccolto in volume nello stesso anno, composto da 50 capitoli, è uno dei più rappresentativi romanzi della Scapigliatura. Tarchetti

William Makepeace Thackeray – Catherine

Catherine: A Story was the first full-length work of fiction produced by William Makepeace Thackeray. It first appeared in serialized installments in Fraser’s Magazine between May 1839 and February 1840, credited to “Ikey Solomons, Esq. Junior”. Thackeray’s original intention in

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