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By Aldo Palazzeschi,Nicolas J. Perella

ISBN-10: 0802038506

ISBN-13: 9780802038500

ISBN-10: 0802048897

ISBN-13: 9780802048899

Aldo Palazzeschi (1885-1974) is arguably the key twentieth-century Italian author who has been such a lot missed by way of the English-speaking global. Born in Florence and proficient as an actor, Palazzeschi ranks excessive as a poet and fiction author in his fatherland. His paintings, which makes an attempt to recreate the adventure of a spectator staring at and hearing a personality on level, received him the compliment of F.T. Marinetti, the founding father of Italian futurism, who enrolled the younger poet in his avant-garde coterie even though, stylistically, Palazzeschi's paintings had little in universal with futurism.

A match of Misfits brings jointly a variety of Palazzeschi's brief fiction for the 1st time in English. via transparent and fluid translations, Nicolas J. Perella demonstrates Palazzeschi's use of laughter to debunk social and literary myths. As a social being, Palazzeschi felt himself a deviant, yet he used to be stored from a self-destructive bitterness via his means for irony, which he frequently directed at himself in addition to at others. but, it'd be a mistake to not see the determined craving for liberation from society’s inflexible code in the back of the irony and the joys in Palazzeschi's paintings. With this translation, Perella brings Palazzeschi to lifestyles for a brand new viewers to appreciate.

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