Edgar Allan Poe

On October 3, 1849 Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was found wandering in the streets of Baltimore, outside a tavern known as Gunner’s Hall, delirious and wearing someone else’s clothes. That was the last time he was seen in public. He was taken to the local hospital, where he slipped in and out of a coma,… Read More Edgar Allan Poe

“La metamorfosi” – 2 – (rivisitazione di Kafka)

LA METAMORFOSI – 2 – (dalla lettura di KAFKA)   I lunghi corridoi del palazzo cominciavano a echeggiare dei primi risvegli. I fuochi venivano accesi, i pavimenti lavati dalle serve inginocchiate. Udiva il fruscio delle spazzole che strofinavano le piastrelle fredde e il crepitio della legna appena accesa.     Aveva trascorso una notte angosciante. Si… Read More “La metamorfosi” – 2 – (rivisitazione di Kafka)

CROSSROADS

CROSSROADS I went down to the crossroads, fell down on my knees. Down to the crossroads, fell down on my knees. Asked the Lord above for mercy, “Save me if you please.” I went down to the crossroads, tried to flag a ride. Down to the crossroads, tried to flag a ride. Nobody seemed to… Read More CROSSROADS

A film: VOLVER

Last night I saw  it  again: it was my third time!. It was broadcast on TV here in Italy, and I couldn’t help watching  “Volver” once more. It is a film written and directed by Pedro Almodovar and recalls  Italian neorealism and the works of great directors such as Federico Fellini, Luchino Visconti, and Pier Paolo… Read More A film: VOLVER