The show opens with a large room devoted to Parisian fashion as described by Baudelaire; and it is a journey not only through Proust's Recherche, but through Henry James's The Portrait of a Lady (1881) and Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890); Joris-Karl Huysmans and Gabriele D'Annunzio
are also evoked.
Young Isaac Bashevis Singer, who translated Knut Hamsun, Romain Rolland, and Gabriele d'Annunzio
into Yiddish, seemingly had no knowledge whatsoever of Norwegian, French, or Italian.
In questo contesto, l'esempio di Gabriele D'Annunzio
e offerto da Brera quale caso "emblematico e unico di censura librorum" nel Novecento.
Afterwards, her strong Italian nationalism made her an ally to Gabriele d'Annunzio
and Benito Mussolini, but the disastrous Second World War saw her grandchildren interned in Austria and her older son die as a British prisoner-of-war while she continued her charitable work in Naples.
was a man of many talents, some more laudable than others--a 'poet, seducer, and preacher of war', as Lucy Hughes-Hallett's (2013) recent biography would have it.
Relying "more on novelists and poets" from Gabriele D'Annunzio
to Henry David Thoreau "than historians and sociologists," he challenges the dominant narrative espoused by the West--one that frames fascism and Nazism as deviations from an otherwise peaceful path, despite the fact that they reveal the tumultuous and often violent origins of today's liberal democracy.
Summary: British cultural historian Lucy Hughes-Hallett, the author of the multi-prize-winning biography of Gabriele d'Annunzio
, on publishing her first novel at age 65
Among the topics are Gustave Dore: French interpreter of Tennyson's Idylls of the King; sleeping beauties and femmes fatales: Tennyson, Gabriele D'Annunzio
, and Italian pre-Raphaelitism; between Victorian "hypocrisy" and "spiritual supremacy:" Tennyson in Portugal; and Tennyson in Greek letters 1830-1930: from, Enoch Arden to "Ulysses." ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
Voltaire, James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, Georges Bizet, Karl Marx, Victor Hugo, Samuel Beckett, Nikolai Gogol, Winston Churchill, Gabriele D'Annunzio
, Marlene Dietrich, Ernest Hemingway and Salvador Dali were all eccentrics, and all were great.
'Maciste, which was created by poet Gabriele D'Annunzio
, is an iconic character in Italian cinema-our version of Superman.'