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Literary lessons, rediscovering classics – Books – Fictional books

Reread the world through the narratives of the greatest authors, to identify yourself and try to decipher the intricate times in which we live, but also to find refuge, comfort and passion enchanted in the beauty of reading: first edition begins April 28 of Literature Lessons, a 12-lesson online cycle dedicated to famous classics and texts, pictured established by the De Sanctis Foundation and Musica per Roma Foundation and is only available on the AuditoriumPlus platform.

The lessons, broadcast weekly until July 14 and all recommended by actor Neri Marcorè, see contemporary writers, writers, and intellectuals as protagonists called to tell about the works. literary works that they are most attached to, reflecting with the public on content, major topics, styles and references to current events. The idea is to combine different genres, to explore some of the pinnacles of Italian and non-Italian literature, moving along different eras: from Corrado Augias to Alessandro Manzoni’s “I Promessi Sposi” to Massimo Cacciari with Niccolò Machiavelli’s “Il Principe”, from Nicola Lagioia with Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood” to Sandro Veronesi with Carlo Collodi’s “The Adventures of Pinocchio”, from Nadia Fusini with William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” Antonella Lattanzi with Gustave Flaubert’s “Madame Bovary”, and then Chiara Valerio and Elena Stancanelli, who will talk about Virginia Woolf’s “Gita al faro” and Elsa Morante’s “L’isola di Arturo”, Emanuele Trevi. and Valeria Parrella, who will tell Henry James’s “The turn of the screw” and “The sea does not wet Naples” by Anna Maria Ortese. In the end, there will be Dacia Maraini, who will face Alda Merini’s “Another Truth. The Diary of Another”, the lesson will involve Matilde De Angelis participating in reading some of the poems, and Gustavo. Zagrebelsky, who will hold a presentation – dialogue with Paolo Di Paolo about the “Karamazov Brothers” and Fëdor Dostoevskij for two hundred years from his birth date.

Lessons will go on sale starting April 15 and will remain available for purchase and viewing until December 31st. Daniele Pitteri, CEO of Musica per Roma Foundation, said: “In live format This new line is being researched with the De Sanctis Foundation, we are talking about global masterpieces, all the classics that transcend their time ”, Daniele Pitteri, CEO of Musica per Roma Foundation, said today Sala Petrassi of the Parco della Musica Auditorium in Rome. “We believe these new ways will enrich the culture of offering even after the pandemic. This year, readership and hence book sales have also increased. Culture usage has increased. change, with less audience on the internet tradition and more digitally: this was demonstrated through the last Sanremo Festival “. “For a decade, our Foundation spurred the cycle of reading classics, which we started in 2011 on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Unification of Italy to document the role of Italian literature. We now try to expand Francesco De Sanctis, president of De Sanctis Foundation, explaining. Neri Marcorè said: “We really hope that this is one of the last times in them. I see the empty chairs, and they will soon be filled with human colors, ”Neri Marcorè said as he observed the empty stalls from the Petrassi Hall stage, emphasizing how much” longing for ants. Awake and curiosity. in public. The rediscovery of the classics is a fascinating journey, it makes us understand that humanity has always been moved by similar emotions and the same hope, and this surprises us. And perhaps in today’s classics we can find a consolation and a guide to get through this pandemic age. “


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