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Love Letters

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Reimagining the life of Italian poet Gabriela D'Annuzio, this play draws on D'Annuzio's beautifully crafted love letters to recreate a hidden family drama between mother and daughter. D'Annuzio, who achieved early fame in Italy for his rich and sensuous poems, has been reviled in the years since World War II for his allegiance with Mussolini and Fascism. As famous for his ...more
Paperback, 91 pages
Published November 12th 2002 by Guernica Editions
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Manal
Oct 21, 2015 rated it it was ok
I love the idea of a play written around a letter but (even though i'm a sucker for letters) the play didn't do anything for me. I have a hard time getting into written plays anyway, and the subject just didn't capture my attention.
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Dacia Maraini is an Italian writer. She is the daughter of Sicilian Princess Topazia Alliata di Salaparuta, an artist and art dealer, and of Fosco Maraini, a Florentine ethnologist and mountaineer of mixed Ticinese, English and Polish background who wrote in particular on Tibet and Japan. Maraini's work focuses on women’s issues, and she has written numerous plays and novels.

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