Gabriele D'Annunzio: Poet, Seducer, and Preacher of War

Gabriele D'Annunzio: Poet, Seducer, and Preacher of War

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Godfather to Mussolini, national hero of Italy and the WWI irredentist movement, literary icon of Joyce and Pound, lover of actress Eleonora Duse: here is Lucy Hughes-Hallett’s extraordinary biography of Gabriele d’Annunzio, poet, bon vivant, harbinger of Italian fascism.

Gabriele d’Annunzio was Italy’s premier poet at a time when poetry mattered enough to trigger riots. A brilliant self-publicist in the first age of mass media, he used his fame to sell his… (more)

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Due to the volume's design, some will not find it useful as a standard reference book (we must search for dates), but most readers will delight in touring the deep, tangled wood of a most astonishing life with a most engaging and learned guide.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Anchor (August 20, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 608 pages

File size: 9.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Samuel Johnson Prize 2013 winner, Costa Book Award for Biography 2013 winner


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