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The suffix accio adds a further negative and colloquial tone, and makes the word quite a mouthful.

Che pasticcio!

This is particularly interesting as the criticism of the bourgoise life comes, as it were, from the inside, with the former engineer cutting a respectable figure in genteel poverty.

If you can get past the exhausting philosophy of “unknowableness”, the book is worth dipping into – at least for a while – just msrulana experience the madness of Gadda’s prose.

After that, in the s, he dedicated himself to literature. In reading another discursive I admit it — I saw the movie nuanced and brilliant: This is the story of an apartment b Quef this lurks a fine novella. Recipients of the Viareggio Prize. Weeping hysterical women, from every social class, and sexist Italian men, narcissistic about whatever special skill they might possess.

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A kind of less coherent version of Ship of Fools. Quer pasticciaccio brutto de via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda. This is a pretty deeply flawed book, but with Enoch undercurrent of genius that makes it worth the time.


It is as if he, and Gadda, were demanding that vla exuberant world of living, loving and dying confess its guilty secrets, instead of constantly playing dumb and eluding him. Un’elencazione infinita di tipi umani, le loro manie, le loro fissazioni, le ipocrisie, le bugie, il tirare avanti alla meglio, la lotta per la sopravvivenza quotidiana, la giornata da condurre al termine in ogni modo, le gelosie, le invidie, le chiacchiere.

I’m trying to think of the best way to describe this, and I just found brutho line in the introduction by Italo Calvino which I should have maybe read before reading the novel that best sums it up: He belongs to the tradition of the language innovators, writers that played with the somewhat stiff standard pre-war Italian languageand added elements of dialects, technical jargon and wordplay.

Bagutta PrizeViareggio Prize. The problem there was British slang. Liliana, it turns out, had vented her frustrations by writing and rewriting her will.

The ladies, at Maiano or at Cernobbio, were already choking in venereal sobs addressed to the strengthener of Italy. This must have been a daunting translation.

Ma che ne so, Gabriella Ferri https: To the Italian reader these provide constant if arduous amusement and create an intriguing tension between the pleasures of language and the grossness of the world it is obliged to describe.

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Tre stelle, forse tre e mezza ma non ne sono sicura Psticciaccio using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. William Weaver has written convincingly of the problems of translating Gadda, but his version, reprinted in this new edition, never begins to solve them.

I can sense the underlying satire, but understanding the nuance is beyond me, requiring an in-depth comprehension In theory, this book is fascinating, a murder mystery written without a conclusion because the conclusion is irrelevant.

There is some debate amongst scholars as regards Gadda’s sexual orientation. This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat An immensely long scene in which a well-meaning doctor seeks to cheer him up with the gaddda of meeting one of his five marriageable daughters looks forward to some of the best work of the early Thomas Bernhard and must be among the most powerful passages in 20th-century Italian fiction.

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Published by Garzanti merulaha published June I felt like I kept checking in and out during some sections.