Il disprezzo has ratings and reviews. Megha In questo romanzo Alberto Moravia tratta ancora una volta il tema difficile dei rapporti matrimoniali. Alberto Moravia, Writer: Ieri oggi domani. Alberto Moravia was born on November 22, in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Contempt (novel “Il Disprezzo”). Il disprezzo: romanzo.: Opere complete di Alberto Moravia; VIII. by MORAVIA, Alberto. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now .

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View all 5 comments. Moreover, ‘the symbolic superstructure does not detract from the interest of the narration, nor does it slow the pace; it may even remain unperceived by the naive reader’. Views Dixprezzo Edit View history. There is some nice imagery, but all in all a rather disappointing book.

Contempt, jl Alberto Moravia. Somewhat enjoyable but highly irritating due to the protagonist’s obsessive but clueless attention to detail. In conclusion, morravia book ‘passes the test of the successful novel with a high score; it can be read on different levels and the discussion of the Odyssey, fascinating in itself, is not an artificial interruption risprezzo an integral and enriching feature of the whole’.


We were married for 2 years when my wife stopped loving me. Penelope is loyal to Ulysses but we do not know how far she loved him I kno Thank goodness this book wasn’t more than pages. In certain cases, in fact, loyalty is form of vengeance, of black-mail, of recovering one’s self-respect. But I can’t say if it’s really so or you just get used to the writing.

Il disprezzo by Alberto Moravia (2 star ratings)

Contempt, by Alberto Moravia 1 13 Oct 22, Moravia was an atheist, his writing was marked by its factual, cold, precise style, often depicting the malaise of the bourgeoisie, underpinned by high social and cultural awareness.

This still could have been tolerable if morsvia prose weren’t so lifeless and dry. After reading The Empty Canvas this summer, the book hat left me thinking about it for weeks, I was hooked on Alberto Moravia. I have a headache. Il fantasma di mezzogiorno. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The first quarter of the book is simply awful.

Was this supposed to be a modern take on The Odyssey? Main character sees himself as a victim when, actually, torturing his wife and bullying her with silly questions. A later review hinted at the fact that living individuals lay behind the principal characters of the book.


Il disprezzo

JoAnne rated it it was ok Sep 07, Then dispreazo brash producer Battista asks the two of them to his house in Rome. But then it gets a little better and the book has its moments.

The only interesting point in the book was part about Ulysses and Penelope and the theory why did he. Between and Moravia was president of PEN International, the worldwide association of writers. The book started well, in typical Moravia style, very philosophical with few very deep sentences. Published April by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore first published Not sure I morafia recommend, feels too dated.

An existential, psychological drama, doesn’t it sound promising? I havent read more depressing and annoying book than Contempt I am not surprised in the least dispreszo the wife wanted out First, Emilia catches Riccardo kissing the secretary, a lapse he shrugs off as meaningless. See 2 questions about Il disprezzo….