boingboing — 2013-06-28T15:17:38-04:00 — #1
There is something perverse and voyeuristic about visiting the private homes of famous people. Yet, as time goes by, I find the grand fame of public figures less interesting than their personal doings. I once visited the house where Kafka died, near Vienna. The barrenness of that sanatorium was so like the bareness and modesty… READ THE REST
gmoke — 2013-06-28T15:47:19-04:00 — #2
Gabriela Mistral, the Nobel Prize winning poet from Chile, supposedly took her pen name because of her love for the poetry of d'Annunzio.
ashleyyakeley — 2013-06-28T20:52:05-04:00 — #3
I heard about d'Annunzio from Hakim Bey's book TAZ, where he extols the wonders of d'Annunzio's anarcho-fascist "Italian Regency of Carnaro" in Fiume (now Rijeka), where music was declared the fundamental principle of the State.
victorhazzard — 2013-06-29T07:55:50-04:00 — #4
shit, i knew he sounded familiar. i need to get a new copy of TAZ.
boingboing — 2013-07-03T15:17:37-04:00 — #5
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