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Author Hughes-Hallett, Lucy.

Title Gabriele d'Annunzio : poet, seducer and preacher of war / Lucy Hughes-Hallett.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    851 D'Annunzio,G HUG    Available
Edition First United States edition.
Description viii, 589 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Published simultaneously in Canada.
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 555-558) and index.
Contents Part One. Ecce Homo -- The Pike -- Sightings -- Six Months -- Part Two. Streams -- Worship -- Glory -- Liebestod -- Homeland -- Youth -- Nobility -- Beauty -- Elitism -- Martyrdom -- Sickness -- The Sea -- Decadence -- Blood -- Fame -- Superman -- Virility -- Eloquence -- Cruelty -- Life -- Drama -- Scenes from a Life -- Speed -- Kaleidoscope -- The Dogs of War -- Part Three. War and Peace -- War -- Peace -- The City of the Holocaust -- The Fifth Season -- Clausura.
Summary A profile of the controversial Italian poet and nationalist is set against a backdrop of Italy's transition from Romantic idealism to fascism and war and includes coverage of such topics as his contradictory literary subjects and status as a role model for Mussolini.
Subject D'Annunzio, Gabriele, 1863-1938.
D'Annunzio, Gabriele, 1863-1938 -- Political and social views.
Nationalists -- Italy -- Biography.
Poets, Italian -- 20th century -- Biography.
Fascism -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.
Militarism -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.
Politics and literature -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Croatia -- Rijeka.
Italy -- Politics and government -- 1914-1945.
Rijeka (Croatia) -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780307263933
0307263932

 
    
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