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The Divine Mimesis - Pasolini, Pier Paolo, and Peterson, Thomas E (Introduction by)
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Written between 1963 and 1967, The Divine Mimesis, Pasolini's imitation of the early cantos of the Inferno, offers a searing critique of Italian society and the intelligentsia of the 1960s. It is also a self-critique by the author of The Ashes of Gramsci (1957) who saw the civic world evoked by that book fading absolutely from view. By the mid-1960s, Pasolini theorized, the Italian language had sacrificed its connotative expressiveness for the sake of a denuded technological language of pure communication. In this context, ...

The Divine Mimesis 2014, Contra Mundum Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781940625072

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