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29.9.03

- UN GRANDE NARRATORE SE NE E' ANDATO - PECCATO PERO' PER QUELLE DELAZIONI - Elia Kazan, Influential Director, Dies at 94: "Elia Kazan, the immigrant child of a Greek rug merchant who became one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history, died yesterday at his home in Manhattan. He was 94.
Mr. Kazan's achievements in theater and cinema helped define the American experience for more than a generation. For Broadway, his legendary productions included 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and 'Death of a Salesman.' His movie classics included 'On the Waterfront' and 'East of Eden.'-[...]

25.9.03

I libri più letti nelle biblioteche del Brasile - AliceNews
E' stata pubblicata dalla Secretaria Municipal da Cultura la classifica dei libri più letti nelle biblioteche di San Paolo, in Brasile: al primo posto Harry Potter, al secondo 'Il Signore degli anelli'[...]

24.9.03

ALLA RICERCA DEI TESORI RUBATI AL MUSEO DI BAGDAD -"Briefing on the Investigation of Antiquity Loss from the Baghdad Museum-
DoD News:
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UN COLONNELLO DEI MARINE SULLE TRACCE DEI REPERTI ARCHEOLOGICI SOTTRATTI DURANTE LA GUERRA -
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The U.S. government then dispatched a 13-member team from U.S. Central Command, the Joint Interagency Task Force, made up of 10 different federal agencies. They were 13 members altogether. They were four military and nine Customs or Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agents that were sent to begin the investigation and to begin the recovery of the items[...]

22.9.03

SCRITTORI, COMUNISTI E IL VISTO PER ENTRARE NEGLI USA: IL CASO DI GRAHAM GREEN - Guardian Unlimited Books: US felt ban on Graham Greene 'tarnished its image'-
"US officials admitted that the entry ban on Graham Greene because of his sometime Communist party membership tarnished the country's image, newly released documents show.
They conceded that he had been a member of the British Communist party for only four weeks when a 19-year-old student, 'as a joke'. They admitted his writing clearly showed that he was anti-communist, according to the documents obtained by the Guardian under the US Freedom of Information Act."

DA ALICE.IT = Una nuova collana di narrativa qualità per la Garzanti -Garzanti Libri inaugura una nuova collana di narrativa di qualità, la 'Nuova biblioteca Garzanti'. Scrittori di indiscussa fama, ma anche giovani autori. Copertine raffinate e moderne, ma anche precisamente identificabili. Ne parliamo con Oliviero Ponte di Pino, direttore editoriale della casa editrice[...]

19.9.03


LA CULTURA MILLENARIA DELLA MESOPOTAMIA IN UNA MOSTRA A NEW YORK
The New York Review of Books: Buried Between the Rivers

By Timothy Potts
L'ARTICOLO E' ANCHE L'OCCASIONE PER SCOPRIRE I DANNI DEI SACCHEGGI AL MUSEO NAZIONALE DI BAGDAD DURANTE E DOPO LA GUERRA
Art of the First Cities: The Third Millennium BC from the Mediterranean to the Indus
Catalog of the exhibition edited by Joan Aruz with Ronald Wallenfels
an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, May 8, 2003"
"It is a cruel mirroring of history that the third millennium of our own era should have begun with an invasion of Sumer, one in which the culture of Iraq is again under dire threat. And within weeks of the fall of Baghdad the most ambitious exhibition ever mounted on the art of the very cities sacked by the Elamites opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The exhibition served to highlight both the extraordinary richness of Mesopotamia's cultural heritage and the corresponding magnitude of the loss suffered when many unique and supremely important works of art were stolen from the Iraq National Museum between April 10 and 12 of this year."

The New York Review of Books: Orwell's List
UN GRANDE DELLA STORIA E DELLA SCRITTURA; E' ANCHE UN DELATORE
: "So there it was at last, the copy of George Orwell's notorious list of 'crypto-communists' that went into the files of a semisecret department of the Foreign Office on May 4, 1949. It lay before me in a buff folder on the office table of a senior Foreign Office archivist."

Guardian Unlimited Film | Features | Every dog has his day
UN OMAGGIO A SERGIO LEONE
: "In the 1960s the critics kicked dust in its face - now the spaghetti western is championed around the world. Geoffrey Macnab on how Sergio Leone's gun-toting heroes heralded the beginning of a new kind of cinema "

16.9.03

Guardian Unlimited | Arts Friday Review | Peter Conrad on Orson Welles: "
Genius and folly
In his 20s, he changed cinema for ever. In his 60s, he sold dog food. Peter Conrad examines the work of Orson Welles, a man destroyed by his own "