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By Anthony Burgess

ISBN-10: 0749390387

ISBN-13: 9780749390389

ABBA ABBA delves right into a literary secret with the entire originality, mind's eye, and get pleasure from that readers have prized within the writer of A Clockwork Orange, 1985, and Nothing just like the Sun.

In this novel, Anthony Burgess conjectures the prospective assembly in Rome in 1820 or 1821 of 2 perfect masters of the sonnet shape. One is John Keats, who's loss of life in a home at the Spanish Steps. the opposite is Giuseppe Gioacchino Belli-an tremendous proficient poet little identified outdoors Rome, simply because he writes unsentimental, usually blasphemous poems within the tough dialect of the town streets. within the first a part of the e-book, Burgess units out a sensational literary hypothesis: If Belli had identified Keats, could the latter have stimulated him? If Keats had recognized Belli, may perhaps Keats have followed whatever of the Italian's earthy sort into his personal verse? the second one half deals a canny number of Belli's occasionally surprising poetry, translated into English with the entire chew and verbal aptitude of the originals by way of one "J. J. Wilson"-who, through a stroke of excellent fortune, appears to be like to have the singular presents of the novel's writer himself.

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Ahora la música, en la tierra, bailaba” (241). En el tercer comentario, el descenso se convierte en caída y renuncia, y la tierra representa más bien la seguridad, el refugio: “la caída suave hacia la alegría, la renuncia del clavicordio, renuncia al aire, para tocar con los violines la tierra firme, el sostén, las espaldas del gigante” (249). En el último párrafo la alegría resulta ser finalmente una mueca forzada en la cara de Laura: “Los violines chocaron contra los cristales: la alegría, la renuncia.

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