Liala

After 1950, the contempt for the bourgeois novel, which now aspires to be part of literature, ceases. But first, in the Fascist period and beyond, there was a clear division between mass and entertainment literature, with large-scale novelists (Zuccoli, D’Ambra, Pitigrilli, DaVerona) and novels written by intellectuals for other intellectuals (Gadda , Landolfi, Bilenchi, Vittorini, Bersani).

Thus, a double market for literature is formed. While Guido da Verona sells two and a half million copies, thanks above all to the success of “Mimì Bluette flower of my garden”, Palazzeschi, Moravia of “Gli indifferenti”, and…

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Patrizia Poli

Patrizia Poli was born in Livorno in 1961. Writer of fiction and blogger, she published six novels.