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El oficio de vivir

Return to Book Page. El oficio de vivirdiario de Cesare Pavese. One last thing that attracted my attention was the parts where Pavese talks about Dostoyevsky. Quotes from El oficio de vivir. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Open Preview See a Problem? Preview — El oficio de vivir by Cesare Pavese. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

To ask other readers questions about El oficio de vivirplease sign up. The fact that there’s an occasional discourse on the psvese sides of poetry and fiction may have made it so.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Denied an outlet for his creative powers by Fascist control of literature, Pavese translated many 20th-century U. Trivia About Il mestiere di vi I haven’t read his poetry, don’t know much about Italian cities and writers he keeps mentioning in his diaries which may make some of you go “then why the hell did you vivur that book?

Hiba rated it liked it Sep 25, Ash rated it liked it Dec 22, Very obnoxious with many general statements.


Claudia Gualina rated it liked it Dec 06, Shortly after receiving the Strega Prize for it, Pavese committed suicide in his hotel room by taking an overdose of pills. Oficoi read many works on Dostoyevsky and his works that wonderfully explain what Dostoyevsky might have been aiming for in literature, religion and life. Suzan rated it liked it Sep 29, Published June by Editorial Seix Barral first published Books by Cesare Pavese.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A little too vivid with sex, yet, he makes some beautiful comments on human nature that make you go read it out loud to the nearest person.

Reading diaries of real dead people has always made me uncomfortable, leaving me with the sense that I’m peeking into someone’s life and soul, the inner workings of a pwvese that I have no acquaintance with. I don’t know anything about his life story other than his suicide but it was obvious reading his diaries that he got disappointed, hurt and let down by women.

El Oficio de Vivir

Lamerestbelle rated it liked it Apr 30, Partly through the influence of Melville, Pavese became preoccupied with myth, symbol, and archetype. Aug 22, Khuld.

Beyza rated it liked it Sep 07, Cesare Pavese si interroga continuamente sulla funzione della letteratura, sulle scelte contenutistiche e stilistiche, sulla filosofia che le sorregge, sulla creazione di un’opera poetica unitaria, in un continuo intreccio fra arte e vita.

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Mia rated it liked it Aug 09, You realize some time after that it’s not that personal, indeed. Alessandra Sicuro rated it liked it Sep 17, He almost gets cewar grasp of the Dostoyevsky realm but his mistake is what he has to say is on the surface, very technical and dry.


His work probably did more to foster the reading and appreciation of U. Perhaps this is why we always love madly someone who treats us with indifference. Elif Mehtap Pelit rated it liked it Jan 10, The bulk of Pavese’s work, mostly short stories and novellas, appeared between the end of the war and his death.

Massimo Fratini rated it liked it Nov 23, Massimiliano Scordamaglia rated it liked it Nov 08, This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Between and he lived with fe of the anti-Fascist Resistance in the hills of Piedmont. However reading Pavese’s diaries was different.

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His first volume of lyric poetry, Lavorare stanca ; Hard Labour,followed his release from prison. Several other works are notable, especially La bella estate ; in The Political Prisoner, Cassidy rated it liked it Jan 08, One thing I really loathed was Pavese’s attitude toward women.

He also published criticism, posthumously collected in La letteratura americana e altri saggi ; American Literature, Essays and Opinions, Arda Halil rated it liked it Jun 28, Cesare Pavese was born in a small town in which his father, an official, owned property.

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