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Love in Vain: Selected Stories

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The twenty stories of Love in Vain were selected and translated by Minna Proctor, who received the 1998 PEN/Renato Poggioli Award for her then unpublished renderings of Tozzi's fiction. "The investigation of naturalism, of truth", writes Proctor in her biographical introduction, "defined Tozzi's poetics. Impassioned by literature, yet isolated from the mainstream, Tozzi ...more
Paperback, 164 pages
Published May 16th 2001 by New Directions Publishing Corporation (first published May 2001)
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Federigo Tozzi was the son of an innkeeper. He first worked as a railway official, then took over running his father's inn. In 1911 he published his first book of poetry. In 1913 he began to work on his first novel, Con gli occhi chiusi ("With closed eyes"), a highly autobiographical text. In this year, he also founded the magazine La Torre. Tozzi then became a journalist in Rome. Through his ...more
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