A Small-Town Marriage; Translated from the Italian and with a foreword by Paula Paige [Uncorrected Page Proofs]. The Marchesa Colombi, Maria Antonietta Torriani.

A Small-Town Marriage; Translated from the Italian and with a foreword by Paula Paige [Uncorrected Page Proofs]

Evanston, Ill. Northwestern University Press, 2001. Paperback. xvi, 89, [3] p.; 21 cm. Yellow wrappers. Includes list of "European Classics," presumably published by Northwestern University Press. Uncorrected Page Proofs. First published in 1885 under the title Un Matrimonio in Provincia. Typical for uncorrected proofs, there are no page numbers listed in the Table of Contents. Title page notes that the publication date would be August 2001. The About the Author page is blank. The Marchesa Colombi (1840-1920) was born Maria-Antonietta Torriani; as an adult she moved to Milan and became a journalist, novelist, translator, and feminist, teaching English in a school for women. She published popular works like In Risaia and Prima Morire but had been forgotten until Italo Calvino reprintd A Small-Town Marriage in 1973. "Paula Spurlin Paige's engaging translation at last introduces this masterpiece of modern Italian literature to an English-speaking audience." [from the back cover]. ISBN: 0-8101-1841-6. In Fine Condition. Fine. Item #002946
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