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Read online La difesa di Lužin.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC La difesa di Lužin i La difesa di Lu in i primo capolavoro di Nabokov la storia di un conflitto insanabile tra genio e normalit volont e predestinazione ragionevole esistere quotidiano e leggi del Fato geloso delle prerogative che gli competono Ed anche lo rivela gi il titolo che allude a un immaginaria mossa inventata dal protagonista una storia di scacchi Una storia costruita con sottile deliberata ironia come una lunga partita giocata contro la vita che si dipana lungo l arco di vent anni tra una luminosa Pietroburgo imperiale localit termali tedesche e la Berlino degli anni Trenta con i suoi ricchi emigranti russi Al centro del romanzo la figura del giovane Luzin inerme di fronte agli altri consegue attraverso il suo genio per gli scacchi un misterioso insondabile potere che lo sospinge molto al di l del mondo ordinario Ma l ascesa e la caduta di Lu in da bambino svagato e geniale a campione perdente e suicida sono anche l occasione per delineare in controluce con raffinata sequenza di mosse tra arrocchi stalli prese e abbandoni una tessitura narrativa in cui dominano l ironia che investe l illusoriet delle scelte libere e virtuose contrastate dal disegno del caso e l intuizione di una dimensione futura al di l dell umano Il paradosso del libro che l algido nitore degli scacchi converge con un alto pathos come indic lo stesso Nabokov Fra tutti i miei libri russi i La difesa di Lu in i contiene e diffonde il calore pi intenso cosa apparentemente strana se si pensa quale supremo potere d astrazione si attribuisca agli scacchi Pubblicato in russo nel i La difesa di Lu in i stato tradotto in inglese sotto il controllo dell Autore nel by Vladimir Nabokov, Gianroberto Scarcia, Ugo Tessitore

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La difesa di Lužin
Title:La difesa di Lužin
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Number of Pages:231
Category:Fiction, Russia, Drama, Classics, Literature, Psychology, Chess, Russian literature, Adult fiction, Rus
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