The Flame - D'Annunzio, Gabriele, and Bassnett, Susan (Translated by)
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That Book ... that perverse Book -- Eleanora DusaFirst published in Italian in 1900, The Flame is one of the most sensational works of the fin-de-siecle and is justifiably notorious due to its being a thinly-veiled account of the author's tempestuous affair with the legendary actress, Eleanora Dusa. A contemporary critic called it the most swinish novel ever written. Sarah Bernhardt returned her presentation copy to the author unopened.Writing in a florid style reminiscent of Henry James and Walter Pater, D'Annunzio uses ...

The Flame... 2012, Nabu Press, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781276784085

Trade paperback

The Flame 1999, Marsilio Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781568860626

Trade paperback

The Flame 1995, Marsilio Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780941419895


The Flame 1991, Quartet Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780704301511