Giovanni Pascoli, Gabriele D'Annunzio, and the ethics of desire : between action and contemplation / Elena Borelli.

Author
Borelli, Elena [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Lanham, Maryland : Copublished by the Rowman & Littlefield Pubishing Group, [2017]
  • ©2017
Description
xxvi, 153 pages ; 24 cm.

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Series
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University Press series in Italian studies [More in this series]
  • The Fairleigh Dickinson University Press series in Italian studies
Summary note
"This book focuses on the notion of desire in the Italian fin de siècle. It narrates how this notion informs the works of two of Italy's most prominent authors in the fin de siècle, Giovanni Pascoli and Gabriele D'Annunzio"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-147) and index.
Contents
  • Desire in the Italian fin de siècle: between evolutionism and aestheticism
  • Action or contemplation?: The role of the artist in fin de siècle Italy
  • Giovanni Pascoli's Divine comedy: a poem of desire
  • The male hero and the evolution of desire in D'Annunzio's novels
  • Giovanni Pascolis Poemi conviviali and the shipwreck of desire
  • The centaur of modernity of the Body without desire.
ISBN
  • 9781611479133 ((hardcover ; : alkaline paper))
  • 1611479134 ((hardcover ; : alkaline paper))
LCCN
2016055138
OCLC
967188531
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