Carlo Emilio Gadda

(redirected from Gadda)

Gadda, Carlo Emilio


Born Nov. 14, 1893, in Milan. Italian writer.

Gadda began his literary career at the end of the 1920’s. His talent unfolded after Italy’s liberation from fascism: the antifascist collection Stories From the Duchy Aflame (1953) and the satirical-grotesque novel Acquainted With Grief (final version, 1963). His most characteristic work is the novel That Awful Mess on Via Merulana (1948; final version, 1957), which depicts life in Rome under fascism. Uniquely interwoven in Gadda’s works are elements of verism and satire as well as a refined psychologism. The writer exposes the mores of bourgeois Italy. Elements of various dialects and slang are merged in Gadda’s complex language.


La madonna dei filosofi. Florence, 1931.
Il castello di Udine. Florence, 1934.
Eros e Priapo. Milan, 1967.
La Meccanica. Milan, 1970.


Fiorentino, L. Narratori del Novecento. Milan, 1960.
Seroni, A. “C. E. Gadda.” Paragone, 1969, no. 230.


References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for supply of Gadda Takiya Chadar Kambal and Almirah and Locker
Second case was against Qadir Bux, Gadda Hussain Abro, Imtiaz Solangi, Abdul Subhan Memon, Salik Nukrich, Ghulam Ali Shah.
Second against Qadir Bux, Gadda Hussain Abro, Imtiaz Solangi, Abdul Subhan Memon, Salik Nukrich, Ghulam Ali Shah.
Across the water in Sicily, 18-year-old Vito has been raised on stories of a Libya he has never known - his mother was one of the Italians exiled when Gadda came to power.
Sustaining council members are Hilary Gadda, director, telepartner channels, TelePacific Communications ; Greg Plum, CEO, PlumUC ; and Meggin Sawyer, vice president, enterprise division sales, ADTRAN.
Il volume di De Marco raccoglie saggi su autori itahani del Novecento itahano, da Ungaretti a Gadda, da Piovene a Vittorini.
In A Gadda Da Vida has since gone onto sell a staggering 30 million copies.
Libya has been in the grip of a devastating internal coC/ict both before and after dictator Colonel Gadda was toppled in October 2011 follow-ing the Arab Spring.
30 am in Gadda Colony of Swaroop Nagar when the victim was playing on the terrace of his house and accidentally touched a high-tension wire.
The roadshow started from Gol Gadda area of Varanasi and will extend for about 11 kilometres.
Amid huge crowd, Rahul began his road show from the Gol Gadda Chauraha, which is a Mulsim dominated area.
Donning a Gandhi cap, the 43-year-old leader flanked by Congress candidate Ajay Rai began his roadshow in a minority-dominated Gol Gadda area, waving to supporters who surrounded his vehicle.