Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Gabriele D'annunzio: Defiant Archangel” as Want to Read:
Gabriele D'annunzio: Defiant Archangel
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Gabriele D'annunzio: Defiant Archangel

3.33  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Novelist, playwright, and poet Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863-1938) shocked and dazzled early twentieth-century Europe with his sexual exploits, military feats, and political escapades. More than any other figure since the unification of Italy, he casts a shadow forward to the present day. His relationships with the worlds of Italian culture, theatre, and politics were unique, ...more
Hardcover
Published April 23rd 1998 by Oxford University Press, USA
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Gabriele D'annunzio, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Gabriele D'annunzio

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-17)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
J.
Sep 08, 2013 J. rated it liked it
Shelves: italy
If biographical details can be compared to salads, this is a Waldorf created by surrealist chefs. Maybe in the dark.

Mad as a hatter, defiant, reckless and belligerent, poet, commander-in-chief, aviator, conquerer king and renowned Cassanova.
Did we mention supremely self-absorbed.. well yes. One last recommendation covers it:

"Jerk". - Ernest Hemingway.
Ghevf Bernstones
Ghevf Bernstones rated it liked it
Aug 14, 2012
Josh Brown
Josh Brown rated it really liked it
May 31, 2012
Eoghan Rua
Eoghan Rua marked it as to-read
Oct 19, 2008
Jason
Jason added it
May 15, 2012
Bea Kwan
Bea Kwan marked it as to-read
Oct 25, 2012
Guendalina Caldarini
Guendalina Caldarini marked it as to-read
Mar 14, 2013
Mila
Mila added it
May 25, 2013
Alannah Richards
Alannah Richards marked it as to-read
Jul 21, 2014
Adrian Balston
Adrian Balston marked it as to-read
Feb 16, 2015
Renan Virginio
Renan Virginio marked it as to-read
Feb 25, 2015
Matt
Matt marked it as to-read
Mar 20, 2016
John Morgan
John Morgan marked it as to-read
Mar 21, 2016
Jacob Senholt
Jacob Senholt marked it as to-read
Mar 21, 2016
Ismael Schonhorst
Ismael Schonhorst marked it as to-read
Mar 21, 2016
Blake
Blake marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2016
Brenda Sue
Brenda Sue marked it as to-read
Jul 07, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book