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Truth is ... a breath

Our current misbegotten Lords of Misrule, like all ignorant, absolutist omphalopsychites, hold the view that empirical facts are evanescent but Truth, as it occurs to them, is immutable, such that all values, ideals, ethics and laws can be derived from it. 555 more words


The Poetics of Modernism: Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot

Modernism comprised a broad series of movements in Europe and America that came to fruition roughly between 1910 and 1930. Its major exponents and practitioners included… 1,172 more words

Literary Theory

Luigi Pirandello, Late Mattia Pascal, Midlife Crisis

“For the moment (and God knows how much it pains me), I have died already twice, but the first time was a mistake, and the second—well, you may read for yourself . 507 more words

Scenes of life

Alex Majoli, Scene #6404, Cairo, Egypt, February 11, 2001 (2017.22.1)

Alex Majoli, Scene #8040, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Police, June 17, 2014 (2017.22.2)

At the age of fifteen, Alex Majoli joined the F45 photo agency in Ravenna, Italy, and he graduated from the city’s art Institute in 1991. 263 more words

Fans In A Flashbulb

#WNSFest7: Join the #6WordStory writing challenge

The South Africa meets Italy project, as part of the 7th Word N Sound International Youth Poetry Festival 2017 and supported by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Pretoria is an expansion of this vision and while working small, aims to lay the foundation for a new way young people in different countries can engage in creative dialogue and foster mutually beneficial cultural relations. 506 more words


The Soul of #Sicilia (2): A Story of #History, #NaturalBeauty & #Romance

Many years ago in the heart of China, as a school girl, I heard a beautifully touching story from the radio, one of the few means of reaching out beyond the Great Wall of China at the time. 634 more words


Cielo, mio marito!

Marco Brinzi nello spettacolo è Palmiro Madesani, marito e manager di Grazia Deledda, ma al provino non sembrava lui quello giusto per interpretarlo. La regista Veronica Cruciani voleva un uomo che avesse la sicurezza professionale per sostenere la mia inesperienza come attrice e allo stesso tempo fosse in grado di comunicare in scena la solidità e la forza con cui Madesani ha sorretto sua moglie per tutta la vita. 314 more words