Samuel Beckett: Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot is not an easy play to analyze. However, it is one of great interest, usually defined as a tragicomedy in two Acts, but which shows to be more tragic than comic. Before walking through the hidden paths of this surprising play, sometimes even distressing and apparently incomprehensible, I want to say just a few words about the author or, better, about the Age … Continua a leggere Samuel Beckett: Waiting for Godot

Robert Louis Stevenson: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, fruit of the generous mind of R. L. Stevenson is a novel usually considered as a horror story not differently from the story of Frankenstein I have been speaking about recently. Yet, both stories are more than this and the presence of the typical gothic elements in the narration (structure, characters, themes, atmosphere) is not a limitation … Continua a leggere Robert Louis Stevenson: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Mary Shelley: Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus

While telling you about this novel and the reason why of my passion for it, I would like to start from its subtitle Or the Modern Prometheus which, in my humble opinion, is the concentration of that meaning able to put each of us upside down, completely and repetitively upside down. Moreover, if we accompany this subtitle with the verses from J. Milton that preceded the narration … Continua a leggere Mary Shelley: Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus

#ilmaggiodeilibri

con #ilmaggiodeilibri Sto partecipando al “Maggio dei Libri 2020” con alcune iniziative online di cui la prima è la presentazione che ho in precedenza postato e che allego nuovamente. Successivamente ci saranno altre date che presto vi comunicherò che, invece, vedranno coinvolto il mio romanzo “Il vento trascina” in conferenza web, spero che in tanti parteciperete e interverrete. A presto con ulteriori informazioni che vi … Continua a leggere #ilmaggiodeilibri