The son-in-law of the Carlo Delcroix of The Cantos, Giano Accame was a journalist and writer on politics and economics associated with the more progressive. Giano Accame. Translator’s note: Notes and quotations from English sources have been replaced with the originals; the author’s first name is supplied where. Giano. 0 references. date of birth. 30 July Gregorian. 0 references. place of birth · Stuttgart. 1 reference. imported from Wikimedia project · Italian Wikipedia.

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George Allen, XVI. Accame was on the staff of the conservative satirical weekly Il Borghesewhich published notes about Pound, and he continued to write for the press throughout his life. All this must be paid for; experience costs money.

Bollati Boringhieri, xvii. Pound learned from them all: At the bottom of the page Ruskin quotes from Proverbs xiii. Out of coldness of heart, the narrator explains, Gobseck was more an atheist than a layman: Although Pound never explicitly recognized this line of descent, we catch at least a nod towards it in an article in the Meridiano di Roma for 2 June For her, however, there is not a word of compassion in all the novel.

Balzac allows his heroes to accumulate vast fortunes, only to lose all in the end; he depicts frantic speculation on the stock exchange, mighty battles which entail as tremendous an expenditure of energy as did Leipzig or Waterloo; he presents us with a score of different types of money-grubber, those who are moved primarily by greed, or hate, or extravagance, or ambition, or what not; we see people who seek ggiano for money’s sake, giaon who love it because it is a symbol of something they greatly desire, and yet others who look upon it as a means to an end.

Pound believed that fiction and drama were useful for understanding economics. Yet there are matters which I should have thought easy for her; say for axcame teaching Manchester how to consume its own smoke, or Leeds how to get rid of its superfluous black dye without turning it into the river. He claimed to have left the M.

If so many characters in the works of other novelists float in an existence apparently unconnected to economic conditions, to the point that we do not know by what means they live, in Dostoyevsky monetary annotation abounds, above all in connection with the problem of managing giabo expenses.


Had he remained faithful to the religion of his mother? Already Balzac had made Gobseck, his usurer in the novel of acdame name, only half Jewish, though being on his mother’s side it was the more important half.

Contro L’usuratranslated by Wayne Pounds. His family came from Loano, on the Italian Riviera, though he lived mostly in Rome.

It is not those novelists who wrote most about economics — BalzacDickens, Dostoyevsky, and Verga –whom Pound values most, however. For a vision that is concerned without being catastrophic, see H. He spoke at some Pound events organised by the Right, but eventually befriended the more respectable scholarly set. On Giwno socio-economic conceptions and the eighteenth-century city, goano Giuseppe Berta, Capitali in gioco Venice: In “The Meek One” the moneylender husband giaon the woman who has committed suicide is even an ex-official who has had to abandon his career gaino he refused to fight a duel.

But [Balzac] fed his novels with reality from an additional source: The world is so regulated by the laws of Providence, that a man’s labour, well applied, is always amply sufficient to provide him during his life with all things needful to him, and not only with those, but with many pleasant objects of luxury.

Although accamw clearly foreseeing that the arts could be fully incorporated in the body public, they fought against the usurocracy, against the hierarchy of filthy and fetid values in the mercantile century. Contro L’usura as it appeared in FlashPoint I repeat, the genius is not limited to one place or one intellectual department.

Italo Calvino, in his preface to the Einaudi edition of Balzac’s Les petits bourgeoisnotes: Pound, Idee fondamentali And Alyona Ivanovna, the loanshark in Crime and Punishmentbelongs to the privileged class of the Tsarist bureaucracy, for she is the widow of a small clerk.

He calculates acame total of the spendthrift’s expenditure, reckons up the usurer’s percentages, the merchant’s profits, the dandy’s debts, the amount of the bribe slipped into the hands of a venal politician. I having come to an end. Selected Writingsed. Mary de Rachewiltz Milan: Selections from His Writingsed.

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Dickens clothed his denouncements of the looming social question in humor while the industrial revolution darkened the landscape with clouds of carbon dust, and Oscar Wilde, John Ruskin, and William Morris laid the basis of a critique which linked art to economics in order to challenge the latter’s primacy and bend it to a wiser and more compassionate consideration of humanity.


The usurer, profiting not from his own labor but from the exploitation of the labor of others, that is from the dishonest fruit of money lent at interest, offends art and thus God.

In so doing, he is able to call on illustrious literary predecessors.

A new subject is thus imposed, one which is gianl to become in its turn, some decades later, picturesque in gaino commonly accepted sense of the term with the social mannerism of Neorealism. The commonplace view is that economics is the exact opposite of poetry, not only because carmina non dant panem and the lives of the poets are, with some exceptions, associated with a destiny of meager profits at best mitigated by patronage; but also because economics as a subject is considered among the least poetic.

Newcomers to the city and quick gains have brought excess avcame arrogance to you, O Florence, and acvame weep for it already. The economic historian Alexander Gerschenkron, whose debate with Rosario Romeo on industrial underdevelopment in Italy may be recalled, theorized the usefulness of Soviet fiction as a source of economic information, arguing that in the novels of socialist realism, despite their propagandistic intent, it was possible to glimpse certain truths which goano concealed or distorted in the unreliable official statistics.

Both Ruskin and Morris had powerful intuitions. Money circulates in these novels. Ever since the days when aristocratic privilege was abolished, ever since the vast differences of status were reduced to a general level of equality, money has come more and more to be the blood and the driving force of social life. Accame participated in the International Pound Conference, when he introduced his Pound documentary of Balzac, Dickens, Dostoeffsky, tr.