Capuana


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Capuana

(Italian kaˈpwaːna)
n
(Biography) Luigi. 1839–1915, Italian realist novelist, dramatist, and critic. His works include the novel Giacinta (1879) and the play Malia (1895)
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LE PERGAMENE ARAGONESI DELLA MATER ECCLESIA CAPUANA (1443-1449) II.
He talks at length about the decadence of the vocal programme of Sant'Onofrio a Capuana and does not miss the occasion to mention Mattei's acknowledgement of the young vocal teacher Salvatore Rispoli, who sets in music "un di lui salmo" and became the "maestro del secolo".
I'm like a cornered animal, ready to throw the table over on Capuana and Chagra, spill food all over them, slap that crocodile smile off Capuana's fleshy face" (43).
Novels (selected titles): Cyprien Berard, Lord Ruthwen ou Les Vampires/The Vampire Lord Ruthwen, 1820; James Malcolm Rymer, Varney the Vampire: Or, The Feast of Blood, 1847; Paul Feval, Le Chevalier Tenebre /Knightshade, 1860; Paul Feval, La Vampire/The Vampire Countess, 1865; Paul Feval, La Ville Vampire/Vampire City, 1867; Marie Nizet, Le Capitaine Vampire, 1879; Marie Corelli, The Soul of Lilith, 1892; Bram Stoker, Dracula, 1897; Florence Marryat, The Blood of the Vampire, 1897; Luigi Capuana, Un vampiro/A Vampire, 1907; C.
In particular, the intense activity of collecting, studying, and anthologizing folk material in the last decades of the Ottocento (by Giuseppe Pitre, Laura Gonzenbach, Vittorio Imbriani, Gherardo Nerucci, and many more) provided a huge treasure house of primary materials that were used by authors like Luigi Capuana, Emma Perodi, and others in their creative revisions of fairy tales and other fantastic narratives.
Also other writers, such as Nino Oxilia, Grazia Deledda and Luigi Capuana expressed themselves in favour of the new medium.