1st Edition

Edoardo Sanguineti
Literature, Ideology and the Avant-garde

ISBN 9781907975783
Published May 31, 2013 by Routledge
252 Pages

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Book Description

This book explores both the relevance of Edoardo Sanguineti theoretical postures and the ideological and formal fabric of his literary production. It highlights his subversive objectives, the complexity of the language, whimsical disposition, and provocative social critique.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Prelude for an Engaging Intellectual Critical Essays 1.1. Between Words and Things: Intellectuals, Avant-garde, and Social Class in Edoardo Sanguineti 1.2. Edoardo Sanguineti's Critical Orientation on Poetry 1.3. Edoardo Sanguineti's New Dante 1.4. Edoardo Sanguineti's Early Poetry: Between Language and Ideology 1.5. The Midlife Poetry of Edoardo Sanguineti 1.6. The Poetry of Unease: Edoardo Sanguineti's Later Poetry 1.7. The man who needs to leave': A Reading of Edoardo Sanguineti's Final Poetry Collection 1.8. How Experimental Are Edoardo Sanguineti's Narrative Devices? 1.9. In the Palus Putredinis of Italy's Bourgeois Domesticity: Edoardo Sanguineti's Capriccio italiano from Textual Representation to Critical Practice 1.1. Edoardo Sanguineti: A Unique Translator 1.11. The Linguistic Gesture: Edoardo Sanguineti's Theatre 1.12. Edoardo Sanguineti: A Profile of the Poet as a Cinephile 1.13. Edoardo Sanguineti and the Visual Arts: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue Testimonials 2.1. My Relationship with Edoardo Sanguineti 2.2. Postcard 2.3. Sanguineti, Founder and Editor of Bollettario 2.4. A Brief Introductory Guide to Sanguineti's Poetry 2.5. A Memory 2.6. Five (or Six) Snapshots 2.7. My Ten Most Important Debts 2.8. My Encounters with the Maestro 2.9. Sanguineti's Ars Maieutica 2.1. What would I be without ES?

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