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The Child of Pleasure BOOK I

By: Gabriele D'Annunzio
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Child of Pleasure BOOK I" by Gabriele D'Annunzio is a captivating novel that epitomizes the essence of Italian literature within the context of the Decadent movement. D'Annunzio's exploration of Romanticism, sensuality, and passion immerses readers in a world of hedonism and psychological intrigue. Through intricate character development and skillful storytelling, the novel delves into the depths of human emotion and desire, revealing the complexities of love affairs and the pursuit of pleasure. As the protagonist navigates a landscape of decadence and indulgence, D'Annunzio offers readers a profound psychological exploration of the human condition. The novel's blend of sensuality, passion, and intrigue captivates the imagination, while its exploration of love affairs and interpersonal dynamics adds depth to the narrative. "The Child of Pleasure BOOK I" stands as a literary classic that continues to resonate with readers, offering a timeless portrayal of human nature and desire. D'Annunzio's masterful prose and evocative imagery transport readers to a world of beauty and excess, where the pursuit of pleasure becomes a compelling journey of self-discovery and introspection.

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Gabriele D'Annunzio

Gabriele D'Annunzio was a notable figure in Italian literature from 1889 to 1910, and in politics from 1914 to 1924. He was frequently referred to as il Vate ("the Poet"; the Italian vate derives from Latin vates and means a poet with a specific emphasis on prophetic, inspiring, or divining abilities) and il Profeta ("the Prophet"). D'Annunzio's literary works were affiliated with the Decadent movement, which was closely related to French symbolism and British aestheticism. Such works signified a departure from the naturalism of the previous romantics, and were both sensual and mystical. He was influenced by Friedrich Nietzsche, which he expressed through his creative and subsequently political efforts. During the Great combat, D'Annunzio's reputation in Italy shifted from literary icon to national combat hero. He was linked with the elite Arditi storm soldiers of the Italian Army and participated in actions such as the Flight over Vienna. As part of an Italian nationalist reaction to the 1919 Paris Peace Conference, he established the short-lived Italian Regency of Carnaro near Fiume, naming himself Duce. The Carnaro Charter established music as a basic principle of the corporatist state. Although D'Annunzio later espoused nationalism and never referred to himself as a fascist, he is recognized with partially establishing Italian fascism, as both his ideas and aesthetics influenced Benito Mussolini.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 86 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363052133
  • ISBN-13: 9789363052130
  • Item Weight: 111.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 5.21mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary