Italo Svevo | Critical Review by The Times Literary Supplement

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SOURCE: A review of The Nice Old Man and the Pretty Girl, and Other Stories, in The Times Literary Supplement, No. 1510, January 8, 1931, p. 26.

In the following evaluation of The Nice Old Man and the Pretty Girl, and Other Stories, an anonymous critic finds important qualities of the Italian edition missing from the English translation.

The last volume of Italo Svevo's work was published posthumously in Italy in 1929; and from this volume we are now given in English translation by Mr. L. Collison-Morley three short stories and an unfinished fragment of a novel under the title of The Nice Old Man and the Pretty Girl and Other Stories. Except for a élever little fable of the farmyard, "The Mother," which was written in 1910, the only material of the novelist's work here exhibited is "the last period...

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