villeggiatura

villeggiatura

(vɪˌlɛdʒəˈtʊərə)
n
a (country) holiday
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A holiday, a villeggiatura, a royal revel, the proudest, most heart-rejoicing festival that valor and beauty, power and taste, ever decked and enjoyed, establishes itself on the instant.
E alla fine di agosto di quell'anno che inizia a scrivere il Taccuino di Coazze, il quale deve il nome alla localita piemontese in cui si trovava in villeggiatura. Nella breve introduzione alla copia anastatica il materiale riprodotto viene cosi descritto:
Responding to an inchiesta entitled "I nostri scrittori in villeggiatura" published by the periodical Verde e azzurro in 1903, Marinetti spoke of the play as finished and described it as "una tragicommedia in quattro atti di un sarcasmo spietato contro lo sfruttamento attuale delle folle betes [sic] et moutonnieres" ("I nostri" l).
Dalla villeggiatura Montini scrive lettere gioiose, raccontando il vigore fisico ritrovato e la spensieratezza delle giornate in amicizia, ma la mente e attraversata dal pensiero dei bombardamenti che minacciano e colpiscono Brescia; chiede alla nonna (21):
La letteratura di villa e di villeggiatura. Atti del convegno di Parma, 29 settembre-1 ottobre 2003.
The Guenegaud registres (account books) designate the candles as bougies, which Clarke reminds us were "objets de luxe," (34) rather than chandelles, so they might serve to signify bourgeois affluence in the same manner as the passing references to candles in Carlo Goldoni's Le Smanie per la Villeggiatura (Off to the Country, 1761) or Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer (1773), to cite two eighteenth-century instances of candles as objects or properties.
Between them, the great romantic thespian and the great romantic essayist, they effected a "paradigm shift" in how The Merchant of Venice would increasingly be viewed, as the tragedy of Shylock; so much so that in some Victorian productions the whole last act, the post-trial villeggiatura of the young lovers at Belmont, was omitted as a distraction.
The Italians also came to town, with Piccolo Teatro di Milano's production of Goldoni's satirical "Trilogia della Villeggiatura," flaunting themselves, as they always do, as the prettiest and funniest people at this party.
This concern even led to major modifications in the seasonal villeggiatura of the papacy, as when Pope Gregory XIII decided in the 1580s to transfer his summer residence to the Quirinal Hill.