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There simply aren’t enough footnotes. The body of the poor signora was lying in an infamous position, emliio, the grey wool skirt and a white petticoat thrown back, almost to her breast: I’m disappointed it took so much effort to finish. So long as this oscillation between anxiety and sublimation is kept tight, the book is impressive. E stata una fatica immensa.

Infine posso dire di essere contenta di aver superato lo scoglio dei primi capitoli ed aver portato a termine la lettura. Critics have compared him to other writers with a scientific background, such as Primo Levi, Robert Musil and Thomas Pynchon–a similar spirit of exactitude pervades some of Gadda’s books. Amazon Rapids Merukana stories for kids on the go.

That Awful Mess on Via Merulana – Wikipedia

The ladies, at Maiano or at Cernobbio, were already choking in venereal sobs addressed to the strengthener of Italy. It just wasn’t the rig book for me now.

Trivia About That Awful Mess o So a problematic rea The only problem is that the novel is so Italian that the English-language reader’s at sea most of the time. Please help improve this article bruttto adding citations to reliable sources.


Carko you like to tell us about a lower price? Complex, wonderfully sketched and a great portrait of the fascist era in Italy but also an unfinished, long-winded, obscure mess of a book.

Carlo Emilio Gadda – Wikipedia

After the war, inGadda finally graduated. Un Libro che ha sfidato la mia intelligenza, e ha ovviamente vinto. No sooner has Ingravallo been introduced than we find him at Sunday lunch with Liliana Balducci and her husband, Remo. Retrieved from ” https: To the Italian reader these provide constant if arduous amusement and create an intriguing tension between the pleasures of language and the grossness of the world it is obliged to describe.

Your guess is as good as mine. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The paternal business ineptitude and the maternal obsession for keeping “face” and appearances turn up strongly in La cognizione del dolore. Instead, you get a portrait of Italian society and gentle satire of the Mussolini regime whether you like it or not.

A kind of less coherent version of Ship of Fools. To ask other readers questions about Quer pasticciaccio brutto de via Merulanaplease sign up. A novel about Rome, for Rome unless you know your way around it intimately but written by a non-Roman, Carlo Emilo Gadda, a Milanese native who is closely associated with the bourgeoisie of milan, writes mostly in Roman dialect, mixed with a brand of folk expressions, artistic, philosophical prose, historical quotations and leading Italian figures Mussolini is used in reference to a lot of the dialogue that he alters and plays around with, even the slightest details get blown up in epic proportions, capturing the small moments, that are then enlarged onto a massive canvas.

Carlo Emilio Gadda

William Weaver has written convincingly of the problems of translating Gadda, but his version, reprinted in this new edition, never begins to solve them. The detective imprisons three men on the slenderest of suspicions, in all cases cxrlo response to their sexuality.


He also gives the reader an exceptional insight into the Roman culture of the day published inbut overall the book is short on action and ultimately disappointing. If this sounds a complex web brtuto balderdash, it unequivocally is!. Recipients of the Bagutta Prize. From time to time Gadda would promise a second volume of further investigations with a definitive solution.

Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Bagutta PrizeViareggio Prize. Ingravallo himself is clearly no stranger to such feelings. Il mondo, per Gadda e dagli torto It’s as if Marquez tried to re-imagine “Finnegan’s Wake. Open Preview Pasticcisccio a Problem? It is as if he, and Gadda, were demanding that the exuberant world of living, loving and dying confess its guilty secrets, instead of constantly playing dumb and eluding him.

May the novel garda Penquinized with plentiful endnotes soon. About Carlo Emilio Gadda. Wish I’d liked it more. Showing of 1 reviews. During the war he was a lieutenant of the Alpini corps, and led brtuto machine-gun team. A novel about Rome, for Rome unless you know your way around it intimately but written by a non-Roman, Carlo Emilo Gadda, a Milanese native who is closely associated with the bourgeoisie of milan, writes mostly in Roman dialect, There was indeed an awful mess vla the Via Merulana, unfortunately, for anyone living outside Rome’s protective bubble, there is also a bit of mess, with Gadda’s writing.