The Resource As a man grows older, (ebook)

As a man grows older, (ebook)

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As a man grows older
Title
As a man grows older
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Language
eng
Summary
Not so long ago Emilio Brentani was a promising young author. Now he is an insurance agent on the fast track to forty. He gains a new lease on life, though, when he falls for the young and gorgeous Angiolina-except that his angel just happens to be an unapologetic cheat. But what begins as a comedy of infatuated misunderstanding ends in tragedy, as Emilio's jealous persistence in his folly-against his friends' and devoted sister's advice, and even his own best knowledge-leads to the loss of the one person who, too late, he realizes he truly loves. Marked by deep humanity and earthy humor, by psychological insight and an elegant simplicity of style, As a Man Grows Older (Senilit<U+00d3>, in Italian; the English title was the suggestion of Svevo's great friend and admirer, James Joyce) is a brilliant study of hopeless love and hapless indecision. It is a masterwork of Italian literature, here beautifully rendered into English in Beryl de Zoete's classic translation
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Midwest
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1861-1928
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Svevo, Italo
Dewey number
853/.8
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Aging
  • Desire
  • Commitment (Psychology)
Target audience
adult
Label
As a man grows older, (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Isbn
9781786258359
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11576110
Specific material designation
remote
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11576110
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MWT11576110
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
As a man grows older, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781786258359
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11576110
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11576110
System control number
MWT11576110
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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