Danilo Aprigliano


Dumas restored

The count of montecristo di Dumas corrected and restored in a new translation of Einaudi.

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Evil authors

A perfect novel of anguish brought to the big screen by Clouzot but which Alfred Hitchcock would have liked to have been able to shoot too.

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The instinct to narrate

The role of narration in the evolution of man. For Gottschall, fiction constructs meanings and visions of the world and religions represent the maximum expression of this

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The mud pyramid

The now 64-year-old Salvo Montalbano is no longer what he used to be. The shots are starting to fail and - let's say - he is getting quite dumb. On the other hand, it has been filling novels and short stories since 1994 and joining Camilleri's historical and political literature. And then, let's face it, when the

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The 80% of the Italians would not understand this article

If a more complex society requires more knowledge, Italy is in really bad shape. Three quarters of the population cannot even read the washing machine instructions. While only the 20% of adults can understand texts of medium difficulty and therefore orient themselves in contemporary society. In the life of contemporary society; not in his problems. Let me be clear.

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Renzi and Bergoglio. The words of the break.

As someone before me has already pointed out, there are various elements that unite the communication of Renzi, the aspiring leader of the Italian left, to that of Pope Bergoglio. First of all, the constant effort of appearing in rupture with the past and with the predecessors. Verbal, body and advertising language communicate only one thing:

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Exercises in writing and imagination.

Teaching materials. Here is the outline for a nice writing exercise that will get used (the kids, but not only) to the exercise of the imagination and to the textual organization. On the basis of the information and statements written below, you compose a journalistic reportage in which you pretend to be the special correspondent for a fake film festival

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A bad writer ...

A bad writer is someone who expresses himself taking into account an inner context that the reader cannot know. In this way the mediocre author is led to say everything he likes. The great rule, on the other hand, lies in forgetting oneself in part, in favor of a communicable expression. This cannot

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