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Calvino

Italo. 1923--85, Italian novelist and short-story writer. His works include Our Ancestors (1960) and Invisible Cities (1972)
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According to Calvino, it is necessary "to find a global solution" in regards to the big tech "because it is a global problem".
Reading Italo Calvino's 'Invisible Cities' in the Detention Room beyond Gate 23.
I testi di Nerucci e Calvino fin dagli incipit presentano caratteristiche molto simili.
Undoubtedly, Invisible Cities emerged from Calvino's desire to write about ideal cities and ideal human relations, for this reason, the cities themselves are not simply sad or blissful, utopian or dystopian, disconnected from human desires and their shadows, their social networks and aspirations.
Keywords: Italo Calvino, Fiabe italiane, Italian Folktales, Nerucci, Pitre, translation, rescripting, fiabe.
Inoltre, nel ricostruire la genesi del tema intorno al quale ruotano i quattro frammenti narrativi--il tema dell'uccisione rituale dei capi intesi come uomini di potere entrambi i critici giungono a rintracciarne le origini nell'attrazione esercitata su Calvino, specie a cavallo fra gli anni '60 e '70, da un'opera decisamente molto importante, persino forse centrale, nella Cultura letteraria e non del novecento: Il ramo d'oro di James George Frazer.
Claudia Calvino, an independent producer and filmmaker at production company Quinta Avenida, recently worked on "Buena Vista Social Club: Adios," a sequel to Wim Wenders' 1999 "Buena Vista Social Club." ("Adios" is being directed by Oscar-nominated British documentarian Lucy Walker.) "It is good to have big productions coming to Cuba.
Italo Calvino (15 October 1923-19 September 1985) was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels.