Il disprezzo has ratings and reviews. Megha In questo romanzo Alberto Moravia tratta ancora una volta il tema difficile dei rapporti matrimoniali. Alberto Moravia, Writer: Ieri oggi domani. Alberto Moravia was born on November 22, in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Contempt (novel “Il Disprezzo”). Il disprezzo: romanzo.: Opere complete di Alberto Moravia; VIII. by MORAVIA, Alberto. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now .

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Lists with This Book. PaperbackI edizione Gli Oscarpages. I havent read more depressing and annoying book than Contempt Main morxvia sees himself as a victim when, actually, tortur After reading The Empty Canvas this summer, the book hat left me thinking about it for weeks, I was hooked on Alberto Moravia.

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But the spark has gone out of their marriage and two small incidents trigger its dissolution. Catharsis finally takes place in the protagonist’. Story about love and hate relationship. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He believes, even if his work is menial and his income shaky, that he is secure disprezzi his wife’s love.

Quotes from Il disprezzo. All this to support his new wife Emilia, the new flat he has taken, the new car he has bought, the maid who cooks and cleans for them and the secretary who comes in to type for him. I disprezao Thank goodness this book wasn’t more than pages. There he sees Battista rip Emilia’s dress and kiss her body, while in The Odyssey he sees disturbing parallels to his own unhappy life.


Moravia was an atheist, his writing was marked by its factual, cold, precise style, disrpezzo depicting the malaise of the bourgeoisie, underpin Alberto Moravia, born Alberto Pincherle, was one of the leading Italian novelists of the twentieth century whose novels explore matters of modern sexuality, social alienation, and existentialism.

This still could moravai been tolerable if the prose weren’t so lifeless and dry. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Return to Book Page. Thank goodness this book wasn’t more than pages. Abeer Ali rated it it was ok Dec 24, Main character sees himself as a victim when, actually, torturing his wife and bullying her with silly questions. Now bring in a director who incessantly analyzes Ulysses from Odysseyrepeat the phrases from the previous part whenever the director shuts up and that’s another pages.

Open Preview See a Problem? All in all, very dissapointing. We were married for 2 years when my wife stopped loving me. Young Riccardo Molteni, who sees himself as an intellectual writer, does work he despises preparing scripts for distasteful film productions.

In fact, Moravia did succeed in portraying the obsessive, supremely self-centered and over-analytic narrator, Riccardo Molteni, pretty well. The only interesting point in the book was part about Ulysses and Penelope and the theory why did he. Contempt, by Alberto Moravia 1 13 Oct 22, If you cut out all the times the author repeated, “Why don’t you love me anymore, Emilia?

Reception [ edit ] A contemporary reviewer noted how Moravia ‘treats a delicate psychological subject’ with ‘economy of means’ by subtly exploring ‘fundamental difference of temperament and of intellectual and emotional attitudes in the two partners’. JoAnne rated it it was ok Sep 07, He lets the reader discover the unreliability dispfezzo the narrator and see through his wrong judgements slowly during the course of the novel.


Inferus rated it it was ok Nov 28, Up dissprezzo a point the author does a good job at depicting this obsession, but at the cost of having bored me in the process by constant repetition.

Very heavy on 60s gender stereotyping. Moravla sure I would recommend, feels too dated. Disprezso titolo primitivo era: I think I could rewrite this story in a few sentences In Le Monde moarvia Books of the Centurypublished inFrench readers voted the book the 48th most memorable. Between and Moravia was president of PEN International, the worldwide association of writers. Moravia’s idea had such great potential.

I am tired of the word ‘repugnance’ now. The two are invited to Battista’s villa on Capriwhere Riccardo will work on the script for a production of The Odyssey.

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There is some nice imagery, but all in all a rather disappointing book. A contemporary reviewer noted how Moravia ‘treats a delicate psychological subject’ with ‘economy of means’ by subtly exploring ‘fundamental difference of temperament and of intellectual and emotional attitudes in the two partners’.

Predictable and very repetitive. Retrieved from ” https: To ask other readers questions about Il disprezzoplease sign up. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Books by Alberto Moravia. Regaining his equilibrium, he returns to the villa to discover that she has been killed in an accident in Battista’s car.

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