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John Woodhouse: Gabriele D'Annunzio: defiant archangel

David Fairservice


The "influence" of Joyce on Gadda was marginal. Gadda felt belittled rather than flattered by being repeatedly compared with Joyce. If there is a certain "family resemblance" between the two writers, this is due to the forebears whom they shared: Dante, Rabelais, Shakespeare and D'Annunzio.

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