First Italian edition. Prefazione di Alberto Rossi.
Original green boards with decoration in white on upper cover. Slocum D The translation was made from the French Dedalus. When some years later Pavese was asked to translate Ulysses he declined, saying, "Any translator would jump with joy at such luck. But I am an old fox, and know that Joyce is never translated well. Contemporary ownership inscription on half-title. Spine slightly darkened. Very good indeed.
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Besides the usual and completely free guided tours, other special itineraries have been specifically created for children and disabled people, the latter in collaboration with the pertinent associations. Over three hundred thousand visits to the monuments are registered every year; at the same time, the number of people participating in the many special projects dedicated to children and adults is impressive.
Thanks to the initiative Taste the city, the event is also a precious opportunity for you to taste Sardinian food and wine specialties along the cultural and artistic itineraries.
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On top of that, several writers have dedicated original narrations to the event, which are collected in the project Monumenti Aperti Stories. Domenico Starnone born is an Italian writer, screenwriter and journalist. He also works as screenwriter. One of his fictional books is Via Gemito, which won the Premio Strega in It was suggested in  that the mysterious writer Elena Ferrante, author of L'amore molesto and I giorni dell'abbandono, is Starnone himself. Starnone is married to Anita Raja, the literary translator who was said to be the author Elena Ferrante in a report by the Italian investigative journalist Claudio Gatti in Ferdinando Camon born in Montagnana is a contemporary Italian writer.
Antonio Pennacchi born 26 January is an Italian writer. Il fasciocomunista. Vita scriteriata di Accio Benassi. L'autobus di Stalin e altri scritti, Firenze, Vallecchi, Shaw Storie di fabbrica e dintorni, Milano, Oscar Mondadori, Fascio e martello. Canale Mussolini, Milano, Mondadori, References Official website. This is a double album issued as "CD. He is most famous for his only novel, Il Gattopardo first published posthumously in , which is set in his native Sicily during the Risorgimento.
A taciturn and solitary man, he spent a great deal of his time reading and meditating, and used to say of himself, "I was a boy who liked solitude, who preferred the company of things to that of people. He became an only child after the death from diphtheria in of his sister Stefania. He was very close to his mother, a strong personality who influenced him a great deal, especially because his father was rather cold and detached. As a child, he studied in their grand house in Palermo with a tutor. Ennio Flaiano 5 March — 20 November was an Italian screenwriter, playwright, novelist, journalist, and drama critic.
Set in Ethiopia during the Italian invasion —36 , the novel tells the story of an Italian officer who rapes and subsequently kills an Ethiopian woman and is then tormented by the memory of his act. The barren landscape around the protagonist hints at an interior emptiness and meaninglessness. This is one of the few Italian literary works dealing with the misdeeds of Italian colonialism in Eastern Africa.
The novel has been continually in print fo. Giorgio Bassani 4 March — 13 April was an Italian novelist, poet, essayist, editor, and international intellectual. Biography Bassani was born in Bologna into a prosperous Jewish family of Ferrara, where he spent his childhood with his mother Dora, father Enrico a doctor , brother Paolo, and sister Jenny. In he completed his studies at his secondary school, the liceo classico L.
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Ariosto in Ferrara. Music had been his first great passion and he considered a career as a pianist; however literature soon became the focus of his artistic interests. In he enrolled in the Faculty of Letters of the University of Bologna.
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Commuting to lectures by train third class from Ferrara, he studied under the art historian Roberto Longhi. His ideal of the "free intellectual" was the liberal historian and philosopher Benedetto Croce. Despite the anti-Semitic race laws which were introduced from , he was able to graduate in , writing a thesis on the nineteenth-century writer, journalist, radical. He is widely considered among the major authors of the 20th century in his home country. It was the village where his father was born and where the family returned for the summer holidays each year. He started infant classes in Santo Stefano Belbo, but the rest of his education was in schools in Turin.
As a young man of letters, Pavese had a particular interest in English-language literature, graduating from the University of Turin with a thesis on the poetry of Walt Whitman. Among his mentors at the university was Leone Ginzburg, expert on Russian. The church is located at the beginning of a side street directly across from the east side of the main post office, a few blocks south of the Church and Monastery of Santa Chiara. By , the Friars were granted this site to build a new church, hence la Nova.
Initially constructed in Gothic style, the building was battered by Naple's frequent earthquakes but also suffered gravely from an explosion originating from Castel Sant'Elmo on December 13, He wrote on political theory, sociology and linguistics. He attempted to break from the economic determinism of traditional Marxist thought and so is considered a key neo-Marxist.
He wrote more than 30 notebooks and 3, pages of history and analysis during his imprisonment. His Prison Notebooks are considered a highly original contribution to 20th century political theory. The notebooks cover a wide range of topics, including Italian history and nationalism, the French Revolution, fascism, Fordism, civil society, folklore, religion and high and popula.
He became noted in with the publication of I'm Not Scared Io non ho paura , a novel which was later made into a movie directed by Gabriele Salvatores. He remains a controversial personality in Italy due to his blunt style and the focus of some of his works on taboo sexual matters, but he is an established major figure in European literature and cinematic arts.
His murder prompted an outcry in Italy and its circumstances continue to be a matter of heated debate. Biography Early life Pier Paolo Pasolini was born in Bologna, traditionally one of the most politically leftist of Italy's cities. He was the son of elementary-school teacher Susanna Colussi and Carlo Alberto Pasolini, a lieutenant in the Italian army; they had married in Pasolini was born in and named after a paternal uncle.
His family moved to Conegliano in , then to Belluno in , where their second son, Guidalberto, was born. In , Pasolini's father was. She wrote novels, short stories and essays, for which she received the Strega Prize and Bagutta Prize. Most of her works were also translated into English and published in the United Kingdom and United States.
An activist, for a time in the s she belonged to the Italian Communist Party. In she was elected to Parliament from Rome as an Independent. Early life and education Born in Palermo, Sicily in , Ginzburg spent most of her youth in Turin with her family, as her father in took a position with the University of Turin. His worldwide fame is mostly due to his novel The Tartar Steppe, and he is also known for his well received collections of short stories.
Life Buzzati was born at San Pellegrino, Belluno, in his family's ancestral villa. Buzzati's mother, a veterinarian by profession, was Venetian and his father, a professor of international law, was from an old Bellunese family. Buzzati was the second of his parents' four children.
One of his brothers was the well-known Italian geneticist Adriano Buzzati-Traverso. In , he enrolled in the law faculty of the University of Milan, where his father once taught.
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As he was completing his studies in law, he was hired, at the age of 22, by the Milanese newspaper Corriere della Sera, where he would remain until his death. He began in the corrections department, and later worked as a repo. His novels have been translated into a wide number of languages.
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He currently lives in Rome with his wife and two sons. Life Baricco was born in Turin. Baricco debuted as a novelist with Castelli di rabbia translated as Lands of Glass in In he co-founded a creative writing school in Turin, naming it Scuola Holden after J. Salinger's Holden Caulfield. The Scuola Holden hosts a variety of courses on narrative techniqu. He is best known for Il formaggio e i vermi , English title: The Cheese and the Worms , which examined the beliefs of an Italian heretic, Menocchio, from Montereale Valcellina. In , he published The Night Battles, an examination of the benandanti visionary folk tradition found in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Friuli in northeastern Italy.
He returned to looking at the visionary traditions of early modern Europe for his book Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witches' Sabbath. His interest for history was influenced by the works of historians Delio Cantimori and Marc Bloch. He received a PhD from the University of Pisa in