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Silone

Ignazio . 1900--78, Italian writer, noted for his humanitarian socialistic novels, Fontamara (1933) and Bread and Wine (1937)
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Includes Corrado Alvaro, Daria Menicanti, Mariella Bettarini, Eugenio Montale, Virginio Bettini, Giuseppe Moretti, Giuseppe Bonaviri, Giorgio Nebbia, Italo Calvino, Luciana Notari, Dino Campana, Anna Maria Ortese, Carlo Cassola, Giovanni Pascoli, Antonio Cederna, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Gianni Celati, Fulco Pratesi, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Salvatore Quasimodo, Laura Conti, Nuto Revelli, Giuseppe Dessi, Monica Sarsini, Danilo Dolci, Massimo Scalia, Corrado Govoni, Carlo Sgorlon, Tonino Guerra, Ignazio Silone, Jolanda Insana, Mario Rigoni Stern, Carlo Levi, Studio Azzurro, Nicola Licciardello, Alfredo Todisco, Loredana Lucarini, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Gianna Manzini, Andrea Zanzotto, and Gianni Mattioli.
Ignazio Silone (born Secondino Tranquilli in 1900) was one of the founders of Italy's Communist Party (PCI) in 1921.
Direi che una critica informata su Ignazio Silone comincia dalla scelta della direzione testuale delineata in "Viaggio a Parigi," la novella conclusiva dell'omonima raccolta, pubblicata a Zurigo nel 1934.
Her book The Reinvention of Ignazio Silone (University of Toronto Press, 2003) was recently awarded the Modern Language Association Scaglione Publication Prize for a Manuscript in Italian Studies.
Its essays of political disillusionment by eminent authors-- Arthur Koestler, Ignazio Silone, Richard Wright, Stephen Spender, Louis Fischer, and Andre Gide--portray the varied appeal of communism to its intellectual devotees.
Ignazio Silone liked to say that every author writes different versions of the one book singular to him.
In an informative afterword, Angela Jeannet reminds readers of the many well-known Italian writers who have expatiated on the theme of exile, beginning with Ignazio Silone, whose Fontamara appeared in 1930, through Carlo Levi and Natalia Ginzburg, up to Primo Levi and his meditations on human torment and survival.
Brown weaves a theological thread between them, linking writers as radically diverse as Ignazio Silone and C.
He singles out for high praise Randolph Bourne, Dwight Macdonald, George Orwell, and Irving Howe among the English speakers, Albert Camus, Nicola Chiaromonte, and Ignazio Silone among the Europeans.
I letterati rappresentati sono i seguenti (tra parentesi appare il lavoro da cui sono tratti i brani): Natalia Ginzburg (Casa al mare), Guido Piovene (Viaggio in Italia), Umberto Saba (Trieste e una donna), Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (Il gattopardo), Giuseppe Marotta (L' oro di Napoli), Ignazio Silone (Fontamara), Giorgio Caproni (Congedo del viaggiatore cerimonioso & altre prosopopee), Luigi Pirandello (Il fu Mattia Pascal), Giorgio Bassani (L'airone), Carlo Emilio Gadda (La cognizione del dolore), e Dino Campana (Canti orfici).
One of the several new accounts of Silone's life and works published in the centenary year of his birth, Maria Nicolai Paynter's account of her fellow Abruzzan, Ignazio Silone.
He comments perceptively and often astringently on dozens of his contemporaries, both European and American - he loved Italy in particular and speaks of many Italian writers and thinkers, including Ignazio Silone, Carlo Levi, Paolo Milano, Salvemini.