Six Memos for the Next Millennium download free [PDF and Ebook] by Italo Calvino

Six Memos for the Next Millennium download free [PDF and Ebook] by Italo Calvino year 2016
  • Book name: Six Memos for the Next Millennium
  • Author: Italo Calvino
  • Release date: 2016/7/6
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780241275955
  • Rating: 7.6 of 10
  • Votes: 251
  • Review by: Catherine Peacock
  • Review rating: 9.58 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/19
  • Total pages: 176
  • Includes a PDF summary of 14 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Words connect the visible track to the invisible thing ... like a fragile makeshift bridge cast across the void'With imagination and wit, Italo Calvino sought to define the virtues of the great literature of the past in order to shape the values of the future. His effervescent last works, left unfinished at his death, were the Charles Eliot Norton lectures, which he was due to deliver at Harvard in 1985-86. These surviving drafts explore the literary concepts closest to his heart: Lightness, Quickness, Multiplicity, Exactitude and Visibility (Constancy was to be the sixth), in serious yet playful essays that reveal his debt to the comic strip and the folktale. This collection, now in a fluent and supple new translation, is a brilliant precis of a great writer whose legacy will endure through the millennium he addressed.Translated by Geoffrey Brock 'The book I give most to people is Six Memos for the Next Millennium' Ali Smith'Wonderful . . . full of wit and erudition' Daily Telegraph
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H7M27S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Essays
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.97 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x10mm
  • Weight: 134g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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