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 (sĭ-lō′nē, sē-lō′nĕ), Ignazio Pen name of Secondo Tranquillo. 1900-1978.
Italian novelist whose best-known works, Bread and Wine (1937) and The Seed Beneath the Snow (1940), were written while he was in exile from the Fascist regime in Italy.


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(Biography) Ignazio (iɲˈɲattsjo). 1900–78, Italian writer, noted for his humanitarian socialistic novels, Fontamara (1933) and Bread and Wine (1937)


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Ignazio (Secondo Tranquilli), 1900–78, Italian author.
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Montano rileva certa affinita con Silone, anche se i contadini di Levi hanno "un volto assai meno rilevato", sicche, aggiungo, per lorosi potrebbe parlare di una sorta di psicologia di gruppo.
Now with Daesh being exposed for the fraud that it is, a time of reckoning will descend upon its supporters, a time not unlike that in the late 1940s which alienated communists - like Andre Gide, Arthur Koestler, Ignazio Silone, Louis Fischer and Frieda Utley, along with others, who represented some of the most important writers of the century - went through, as they berated both communism and the excesses of Stalin's Great Purge and Show Trials, which involved large-scale repression, widespread police surveillance, arbitrary executions and, well, show trials of dissident intellectuals, where the judiciary authorities would've already determined the guilt of the defendant.
The writer Ignazio Silone once said the crucial political judgment is "the choice of comrades.
In addition to the book-length studies Woodcock published on Godwin, Kropotkin and Proudhon, he included chapters on Proudhon and Kropotkin, alongside Herzen, Orwell, Graham Greene, Ignazio Silone, Arthur Koestler, Franz Kafka in The Writer and Politics (1948).
13) I also find extremely insightful and intriguing Barilli's suggestion that Malaparte might be better understood by connecting him to other European figures of polymaths such as Malraux, Sait-Exupery, Silone, Sartre, and Camus (31-13).
33) Guerin se inspira en el libro de Ignazio Silone (Der Faschismus) publicado desde su exilio helvetico y del texto del catalan Andreu Nin (Las dictaduras de nuestro tiempo), que le sugieren el tema principal de su propio analisis.
Officer Peter Silone has been involved in big-city police work for most of his adult life, and it's been a long time since he's been back to the small Kentucky Appalachian town where he spent many a happy summer as a child.
Deutscher then cites a diverse group of such figures, including James Burnham, Ignazio Silone, and Arthur Koestler, who had each used the book for his own purposes.
Using a metaphor adapted from the Italian socialist politician Ignazio Silone, Ward argued that 'an anarchist society, a society which organises itself without authority, is always in existence, like a seed beneath the snow'.
No se descuido a ningun europeo cuya obra fuera critica con la Union Sovietica, como fue el caso de Andre Gide con Regreso de la urss, Arthur Koestler con El cero y el infinito y Ignazio Silone con Vino y pan (9).
In "Bread and Wine,'' Ignazio Silone wrote, "I didn't believe in God anymore, but I began to want God to exist with all my being.
Se trataba nada menos que de Stephen Spender, editor de Encounter, Ignazio Silone, director de Tempo Presente,y Salvador de Madariaga, miembro honorario de la organizacion desde su fundacion en 1950.