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Argentine Ant, the (1952) [Short Story]
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Summary (From the publisher):

A piece of sustained horror with farcical overtones, illustrating man's defeat before an enemy too small to be overcome.

Originally published in Botteghe Oscure X (1952).

Original title: La formica argentina
Original languages: Italian


Genre: FictionFantasyLiterary Fantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Adam, One Afternoon (1957) [Collection]
      Author: Italo Calvino
     Watcher and Other Stories, the (1971) [Collection]
      Author: Italo Calvino
     Black Water (1983) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Edgar Allan Poe , Ursula K. Le Guin , Rudyard Kipling , Charles Dickens , Ray Bradbury , E. M. Forster , Graham Greene , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Henry James , Franz Kafka , D. H. Lawrence , Alexander Pushkin , Jules Verne , H. G. Wells , Edith Wharton , Oscar Wilde , Tennessee Williams , Lord Dunsany , Robert Louis Stevenson , Vladimir Nabokov , W. Somerset Maugham , Daphne du Maurier , Julio Cortázar , Italo Calvino , Jorge Luis Borges , O. Henry , John Collier , Isak Dinesen , Hermann Hesse , Saki , Charles Williams , W. W. Jacobs , Ryunosuke Akutagawa , Joanne Greenberg , Walter de la Mare , Howard Fast , Max Beerbohm , Hans Christian Andersen , Manuel Mujica Láinez , I. A. Ireland , Stephen Vincent Benét , Hilaire Belloc , L. P. Hartley , Alex Comfort , Francis King , Marguerite Yourcenar , Junichiro Tanizaki , Robert Hichens , Jean Cocteau , Flann O'Brien , David Garnett , Bruno Schulz , Lafcadio Hearn , Juan Manuel , João Guimarães Rosa , Silvina Ocampo , Léon Bloy , Giovanni Papini , Pedro Antonio de Alarcón , Virgilio Piñera , Brian Moore , André Pieyre de Mandiargues , Cynthia Ozick , Marco Denevi , J. B. Priestley , Horacio Quiroga , Marcel Aymé , George Hitchcock , Adolfo Bioy Casares

Edition #1: The Argentine Ant

The Argentine Ant (1971)
Edition Details:

Included in The Watcher and Other Stories

Language: English

Translated by: William Weaver
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Edition #2: The Argentine Ant

The Argentine Ant (1957)
Edition Details (From the publisher):

Included in:
Adam, One Afternoon (1957)

Language: English

Translated by: Archibald Colquhoun Peggy Wright
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