Pier Paolo Pasolini: Performing Authorship by Gian Maria Annovi

By Gian Maria Annovi

Mysteriously murdered in 1975, Pier Paolo Pasolini grew to become famous—and infamous—not just for his groundbreaking motion pictures and literary works but in addition for his homosexuality and feedback of capitalism, colonialism, and Western materialism. In Pier Paolo Pasolini, Gian Maria Annovi revisits Pasolini’s multimedia oeuvre, along with poetry, narrative and documentary movie, theater, and portray, in addition to provocative and sometimes scandalous essays on politics, artwork, literature, and thought. Annovi specializes in Pasolini’s illustration of himself as an writer and the cultivation of a notably opposed stance towards what he observed as kinds of inventive, social, and cultural oppression. He translates Pasolini’s authorial functionality as a masochistic act that elicited rejection and generated hostility to spotlight the contradictions that constitution a repressive society.

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