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The little virtues

Natalia Ginzburg

The little virtues

by Natalia Ginzburg

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Italian essays,
  • Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNatalia Ginzburg ; translated from the Italian by Dick Davis
    ContributionsDavis, Dick, 1945- translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ4817.I5 L58 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination110 pages
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27219646M
    ISBN 101611457971
    ISBN 109781611457971
    OCLC/WorldCa1001924655, 930849377

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The Little Virtues: Essays Natalia Ginzburg Limited preview - The Little Virtues All Book Search results » About the author () Dick Davis is an Englishman who has lived for most of his adult life outside his own country - in Greece, Italy, Iran and the United States.

He is currently a professor of Persian at Ohio State 3/5(5). The Little Virtues by Natalia Ginzburg. As direct and clean as if it were carved in stone, it yet speaks thoughts of the heart.” — The New York Times Book Review Toggle navigation.

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OTHER BOOKS Buy this book. “As far as the education of children is concerned,” states Natalia Ginzburg in this collection of her finest and best-known short essays, “I think they should be taught not the little virtues but the great ones.

Not thrift but generosity and an indifference to money; not caution but courage and a contempt for danger; not shrewdness but frankness and a love of truth; not tact but a love. This is an excellent and very inspirational little book. The title was chosen by Calvino and it is perhaps misleading in that Natalia Ginzburg recommends parents to teach children the big rather than the little virtues, but, published at a time when the rhetoric of Fascist Italy was still ringing in people's ears it was an intelligent choice/5(22).

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LA Times "These little virtues then, this little book, pack a tremendous punch. By loving life, Ginzburg suggests, by working with love and enthusiasm, by embracing the homeliest details of daily existence with astonishment and joy, we may legitimately hope to conquer--or at least break even against--the worldly and leaden forces of materialism.

(Moms may learn something, too!) These virtues are things we should try to instill in our daughters from an early age, and God's Wisdom for Little Girls really help mothers do that. The illustrations vary in color intensity (some are vivid, some are pastel) and are quite detailed.

They depict little girls playing, working, and loving.5/5(5).Little Virtues by Natalia Ginzburg available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

"These little virtues, this little book, pack a tremendous punch."—Los Angeles TimesAuthor: Natalia Ginzburg.