Pasolini: A Biography

3.77 avg rating
( 44 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780747500315: Pasolini: A Biography
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Pasolini's body was found in a deserted field outside Rome in November 1975. He had been murdered by a homosexual prostitute, but it is possible that the murder was in fact politically motivated. This is a study of one of the most remarkable Italian writers and artists since World War II. Pasolini first earned national attention as a poet trying to resolve Christian and Marxist ideology; later, he made his own homosexuality a subject of his poetry and two of his famous novels explored the rough world of Roman youth. In the 1960s he began making movies which include "The Gospel According to Saint Matthew", "Teorema", "The Decameron", "The Canterbury Tales" and "Salo". In this study, Siciliano discusses Pasolini's life and work, his early years and homosexual experience; the literary and political controversies, the scandals and the court trials; his love affairs and his friendships with such people as Alberto Moravia, Elsa Moravia and Maria Callas.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Language Notes:

Text: English, Italian (translation)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy Used
Condition: Good
Bloomsbury softbound, 1987. Spine... Learn more about this copy

Shipping: US$ 4.50
Within U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

1.

Enzo Siciliano; Translator-J. Shepley; Introduction-Paul Bailey
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (1987)
ISBN 10: 0747500312 ISBN 13: 9780747500315
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Alplaus Books
(Alplaus, NY, U.S.A.)

Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 1987. Paperback. Condition: Good. Bloomsbury softbound, 1987. Spine creased. Name written on first page, else unmarked with moderate wear to edges and corners of cover. Seller Inventory # 26693a

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 9.87
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

2.

Siciliano, Enzo
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (1987)
ISBN 10: 0747500312 ISBN 13: 9780747500315
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)

Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 1987. Paperback. Condition: GOOD. Has little wear to the cover and pages. Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. Seller Inventory # 0747500312_abe_gd

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 38.70
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

3.

Siciliano, Enzo; Shepley, John; Bailey, Paul
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (1987)
ISBN 10: 0747500312 ISBN 13: 9780747500315
Used Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
GlassFrogBooks
(Hawthorne, CA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 1987. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0747500312-2-4

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 38.72
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

4.

Siciliano, Enzo
ISBN 10: 0747500312 ISBN 13: 9780747500315
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 4
Seller:
WorldofBooks
(Goring-By-Sea, WS, United Kingdom)

Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR002732604

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 14.35
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 24.47
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Seller Image

5.

Siciliano, Enzo
Published by Bloomsbury, London (1987)
ISBN 10: 0747500312 ISBN 13: 9780747500315
Used Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Diversity Books, IOBA
(Korumburra, VIC, Australia)

Book Description Bloomsbury, London, 1987. Softcover. Condition: Very Good. First English Edition. xi, + 435pp., plus 16 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm, reading creases there-on. Leaves clean, slight tanning to textblock edges, and fine, faint remainder mark to lower textblock edge. Illustrated card wrapper has a small bump to head of front panel, nominal scuffs and edgewear. Translated from the Italian by John Shepley. Introduction by Paul Bailey. "Pasolini's battered body was found in a deserted field outside Rome on November 2, 1975. He had been murdered by a homosexual prostitute, but the possibility exists that the boy did not act alone, that the murder was politically motivated . . . Although he is known primarily as a film maker, Pasolini was also a prodigiously gifted poet, novelist and literary and social critic . . . " Contents include: Intro, Prologue, 11 chapters over two 'parts', Epilogue, Notes, Chronological List of Published Works, Index. Book weight approx. 700g. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall. Seller Inventory # 008142

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 15.12
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 25.00
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

6.

SICILIANO, ENZO.
ISBN 10: 0747500312 ISBN 13: 9780747500315
Used Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Frans Melk Antiquariaat
(HILVERSUM, Netherlands)

Book Description Bloomsbury, 1987. 23 x 15,5 cm. Paperback / Softcover. With illustrations in b/w. 435 pag. NEAR FINE COPY * * * Pasolini's body was found in a deserted field outside Rome in November 1975. He had been murdered by a homosexual prostitute, but it is possible that the murder was in fact politically motivated. This is a study of one of the most remarkable Italian writers and artists since World War II. [ Biography / international Film ]. Seller Inventory # #96636

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 15.58
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 27.00
From Netherlands to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Seller Image

7.

ENZO SICILIANO
Published by BLOOMSBURY (1987)
ISBN 10: 0747500312 ISBN 13: 9780747500315
Used First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Il Mondo Nuovo
(TORINO, TO, Italy)

Book Description BLOOMSBURY, 1987. brossura editoriale. Condition: Ottime. numerose illustrazioni fuori testo (illustrator). Prima Edizione. Num Pagine 435Traduttore John Shepley. Seller Inventory # 559

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 22.25
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 35.64
From Italy to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds