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La casa dell'allegria. Storie da stampare, incidere su nastro, recitare
Title:La casa dell'allegria. Storie da stampare, incidere su nastro, recitare
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Number of Pages:263
Category:Short stories, Fiction, Literature, American
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By the winner of the National Book Award and bestselling author of The Tidewater Tales three of the great myths of all time revisited by a modern master br Dunyazade Scheherazade s kid sister holds the destiny of herself and the prince who holds her captive br Perseus the demigod who slew the Gorgon Medusa finds himself at forty battling for simple self respect like any common mortal br Bellerophon once a hero for taming the winged horse Pegasus must wrestle with a contentment that only leaves him wretched br, Considered by critics to be Barth s most distinguished masterpiece i The Sot Weed Factor i has acquired the status of a modern classic Set in the late s it recounts the wildly chaotic odyssey of hapless ungainly Ebenezer Cooke sent to the New World to look after his father s tobacco business and to record the struggles of the Maryland colony in an epic poem br br On his mission Cooke experiences capture by pirates and Indians the loss of his father s estate to roguish impostors love for a farmer prostitute stealthy efforts to rob him of his virginity which he is almost determined to protect and an extraordinary gallery of treacherous characters who continually switch identities A hilarious bawdy tribute to all the most insidious human vices i The Sot Weed Factor i has lasting relevance for readers of all times, Tell me a story Katherine Shorter Sherritt Sagamore months pregnant is a blue blooded library scientist and founding mother of the American Society for the Preservation of Storytelling Her husband Peter months nervous is a blue collar storyteller with a penchant for brevity Sailing in the Chesapeake Bay they tell each other tales to break the writer s block handed Peter by his Muse to ease the weight of Katherine s pregnancy to entertain and to enlighten Along with their stories we learn of the Bay itself past and present The beloved Chesapeake where young Peter once indulged his Huck Finn fantasy is in danger of becoming what he dubs a moral cesspool where nature is in a losing struggle with man where the hallowed Deniston School for Girls is being pressured by the CIA to sell land to the Soviet embassy and where the old Sagamore homestead might or might not be the newest espionage station on the shoreline, i The Floating Opera i and i The End Of The Road i are John Barth s first two novels Their relationship to each other is evident not only in their ribald subject matter but in the eccentric characters and bitterly humorous tone of the narratives Both concern strange consuming love triangles and the destructive effect of an overactive intellect on the emotions Separately they give two very different views of a universal human drama