Fantastic Tales: Visionary and Everyday


  • Title: Fantastic Tales: Visionary and Everyday
  • Editor: Italo Calvino
  • Year: 1998
  • ISBN-10: 0679755446
  • Publisher: Vintage/Random House
  • Price: $15.00
  • Pages: 588
  • Binding: Trade
  • Type: Anthology
  • Title Reference: The Bridge-Builders
  • Notes: 1st tp Printing. Originally published in Italy, in Italian, as two seperate volumes: "Racconti Fantisastici Dell'Ottocento: Volume Primo, Il Fantastico Visionari" and "Volume Secundo, Il Fantastico Quotidiano", by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1983. Alfred MacAdam translated Calvino's introduction and comments as well as the following stories: "Autumn Sorcery" by Joseph von Eichendorf, "The Eye with No Lid" by Philarete Chasles, "The Enchanted Hand" by Gerald de Nerval, and "The Holes in the Mask" by Jean Lorrain. The table of contents lists the pages that the headnotes start on, the stories start up to several pages later and are not listed separatly on the Contents page.

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