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... The ideas of Neo realism sprang up during and just after WW2 in Italy with a small artistic movement including the filmmakers Roberto Rosellini and Vittorio de Sica and the novelists Primo Levi, Italo Calvino, Beppe Fenoglio and Cesare Pavese. All these authors and filmmakers tried to adapt ... Read review
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AN INTRODUCTION TO NEOREALISM?!

AdvantagesWell written, good story, thought provoking

Disadvantagesgenre can be offputting to some

"...your PC and that is the problem with a lot of literature, the very fact that it is pigeonholed by 'academics' makes it look very unattractive to many readers. In the end these terms can very misleading and just offer a way of grouping together various related themes in novels. SO WHAT IS MEANT BY REALISM? In very simple terms realism usually means the novels are representing the world as it is rather than, as it ought to be. Instead of invention ..." Read review
12.12.2003

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Type Fiction
Genre Modern Fiction
Title The Moon and the Bonfires
Author Cesare Pavese
ISBN 1590170210
EAN 9781590170212

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