The Adventures of Pinocchio: Story of a Puppet

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University of California Press, 1991 - Fairy tales - 498 pages
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Perella's new translation and introductory essay capture the wit, irony, ambiguity, and social satire of the original nineteenth-century text, finally reclaiming Pinocchio for adult readers. Perella's translation is the first time the whole story has appeared in English. This bilingual edition also includes over 130 drawings by the original illustrator, Enrico Mazzanti.
 

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This bilingual, scholarly edition (from Pollidori's "clean text'' of the fifth edition) gives new integrity to a classic now seen to straddle the border between adult and children's literature. In a ... Read full review

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Contents

An Essay on Pinocchio
1
Preface to the Text and Translation
71
Brief Remarks on the IIlustrations
76
Le Avventure di Pinocchio
81
Appendix
463
Notes
475
Bibliography
495
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Nicholas J. Perella is Professor of Italian at the University of California, Berkeley.

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