Американски лекции

Американски лекции 1984 , 1985 1986 1926 , 1985 , 1988 ,. This is a series of lectures and in each of them Calvino takes it upon himself to recommend to the next millennium a particular literary value which he holds dear, and has tried to embody in his work That way this book becomes not only a manifesto on how to write but also a guide to interpreting Calvino s writings 1 Lightness not frivolity but a lightness of touch that allows the writer and reader to soar above the paralyzing heaviness of the world.2 Quickness the mental speed of the narra This is a series of lectures and in each of them Calvino takes it upon himself to recommend to the next millennium a particular literary value which he holds dear, and has tried to embody in his work That way this book becomes not only a manifesto on how to write but also a guide to interpreting Calvino s writings 1 Lightness not frivolity but a lightness of touch that allows the writer and reader to soar above the paralyzing heaviness of the world.2 Quickness the mental speed of the narrative he takes the rapid trot of a folktale as his model here The narrative should pull the reader along and not get mired up in questioning the non essential parts.3 Exactitude the novel should be perfectly proportioned Calvino says his guiding image when composing a li
English review at the bottom Per spiegarvi perch bisognerebbe leggere questo saggio a tutti, anche a chi di letteratura non gliene importa e non ne mastica, user una citazione, una soltanto.Siamo nella prima lezione, Leggerezza Uno degli emblemi di questo valore per Calvino il Cavalcanti protagonista della novella VI,9 del Decameron, un personaggio silenzioso, solitario, un personaggio, anche, che all inizio della nov
Questione di feeling 10 aprile 2012 Che ieri poi, in visita al MAXXI, mi accorgo che sulle porte a vetri del museo ci sono gli sticker delle cinque parole corrispondenti ai titoli delle lezioni americane.Quando si dice la sincronicitApprezzo, ascolto, mi faccio piccola piccola per manifesta ignoranza e taccio.Per , epper , tra me e Calvino la scintilla non scocca proprio mai.Mi entusiasma con la leggerezza, cattura la mia attenzione con la rapidit , mi convince con l esattezza forse per a Questione di feeling 10 aprile 2012 Che ieri poi, in visita al MAXXI, mi accorgo che sulle porte a vetri del museo ci sono gli sticker delle cinque parole corrispondenti ai titoli delle lezioni americane.Quando si dice la sincronicitApprezzo, ascolto, mi faccio piccola piccola per manifesta ignoranza e taccio.Per , epper , tra me e Calvino la scintilla non scocca proprio mai.Mi entusiasma con la leggerezza, cattura la mia attenzione con la rapidit , mi convince con l esattezza forse per affinit e orgoglio zodiacale , mi lascia perplessa con la visibilit , ed infine mi d il colpo di grazia, e spe
Let s start with the fact that Italo Calvino is one of my favorite writers of all time His crystalline surrealism, easy tone at least in translation , and whimsical subjects by which I mean situations and characters, inclusive are, to me, compelling To say that I went into this book with a favorable view of the author would be a gross understatement I absolutely adore Calvino s work.Now, I am also discovering that I don t really like many books about writing Moorcock s
Avrei anche potuto scrivere che si tratta di libro in lettura perch lo si legge e rilegge e consulta, senza abbandonarlo mai. I would not be so drastic I think we are always searching for something hidden or merely potential or hypothetical, following its traces whenever they appear on the surface I think our basic mental processes have come down to us through every period of history, ever since our Paleolithic forefathers, who were hunters and gatherers The word connects the visible trace with the invisible thing, the absent thing, the thing that is desired or feared, like a frail emergency bridge flung over an aby I would
INTERVIEWER What place, if any at all, does delirium have in your working life ITALO CALVINO DeliriumLet s assume I answer, I am always rational Whatever I say or write, everything is subject to reason, clarity, and logic What would you think of me You d think I m completely blind when it comes to myself, a sort of paranoiac If on the other hand I were to answer, Oh, yes, I am really delirious I always write as if I were in a trance, I don t know how I write such crazy things, INTERVIEWER What place, if any at all, does delirium have in your working life ITALO CALVINO DeliriumLet s assume I answer, I am always rational Whatever I say or write, everything is subject to reason, clarity, and logic What would you think of me You d think I m completely blind when it comes to myself, a sort of paranoiac If on the other hand I were to answer, Oh, yes, I am really delirious I always write as if I were in a trance, I don t know how I write such crazy things, you d think me a fake, playing a not too credible character Maybe the question we should start from is what of myself do I put into what I write My answer I put my reason, my will, my taste, the culture I belong to, but at the same time I cannot control, shall we say, my neurosis or what we could call delirium Italo Calvino is a literary philosopher He has always strived to provide an alternative view to see through this world and to decipher its be
Calvino is just so effortlessly wonderful He and literature have a very intimate relationship and she tells him secrets about herself that no one else gets to hear Until now Calvino spills the beans on what are the qualities he feels are most important to the literature of the future lightness, quickness, exactitude, visibility, and multiplicity.I think my favorites were lightness and multiplicity considering that quickness, exactitude, and visibility seem to be very self evidently positive Calvino is just so effortlessly wonderful He and literature have a very intimat
Come si fa a commentare un libro che tocca tali vette Queste cinque lezioni sono una miniera inesauribile di stimoli e spunti di riflessione, non solo per approcciarsi con sguardo nuovo alla letteratura, ma per orientarsi diversamente anche nella vita Po
Ho avuto difficolt con Calvino romanziere e avevo ti ad affrontare il Calvino saggista Invece stata una lettura stimolate, ricca di riferimenti alle letterature occidentali Mi spiace non sia riuscito a finire queste lezioni, chiss che altro avrebbe potuto dirci con tanta chiarezza.