Fabrication by Pier Paolo PasoliniFabrication by Pier Paolo Pasolini

Fabrication

byPier Paolo PasoliniTranslated byJamie Mckendrick

Paperback | September 2, 2011

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This is a rare opportunity to read the work of notorious Italian writer Pasolini, best known for his extraordinary and controversial films, Accatone, Teorema and Salo . Fabrication explores the corrosive power of capitalism and Pasolini's intense preoccupation with his father.
Born in Bologna, Pasolini spent most of his childhood at his mother's birthplace in Friuli, where he learned the local dialect that he used in his first, last, and best poetry. He became a teacher in a local Communist party chapter, but was accused of blatant immorality in 1949, fired from his job, and expelled from the party. With his...
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Title:FabricationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.25 × 5 × 0.55 inPublished:September 2, 2011Publisher:Oberon BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1849430241

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It's ambitious, perverse, nasty, beautiful, torrid and florid stuff ? dark poetry for the tormented Western capitalist bourgeois soul... the language is exquisitely rendered here by the poet Jamie McKendrick" -Dominic Cavendish, Telegraph "A fine translation by Jamie McKendrick... both beautifully written and immaculately executed." -Libby Purves, The Times "Projected with cinematic panache... Jamie McKendrick's new verse translation is aptly florid." -Susannah Clapp, Observer "A compelling mix of semi-autobiographical passion and intertextual parody... " -Paul Taylor, Independent " Fabrication examines some uneasy aspects of sexuality and, at times, achieves a piercing clarity." -Griselda Murray Brown, Financial Times "It's ambitious, perverse, nasty, beautiful, torrid and florid stuff - dark poetry for the tormented Western capitalist bourgeois soul... the language is exquisitely rendered here by the poet Jamie McKendrick" -Dominic Cavendish, Telegraph "A fine translation by Jamie McKendrick... both beautifully written and immaculately executed." -Libby Purves, The Times "Projected with cinematic panache... Jamie McKendrick's new verse translation is aptly florid." -Susannah Clapp, Observer "A compelling mix of semi-autobiographical passion and intertextual parody... " -Paul Taylor, Independent " Fabrication examines some uneasy aspects of sexuality and, at times, achieves a piercing clarity." -Griselda Murray Brown, Financial Times "