Remembering Gabriele D’Annunzio:
March 12, 1863–March 1, 1938
Today is the birthday of Gabriele D’Annunzio, novelist, poet, playwright, aesthete, dandy, playboy, war hero, and the first fascist dictator, who from 1919 to 1920 ruled over the Adriatic city-state of Fiume, establishing many of the political and aesthetic forms followed by Mussolini a few years later.
To learn more about D’Annunzio’s life and accomplishments, see the following works on this site:
- Hakim Bey, “March on Fiume”
- Kerry Bolton, “Gabriele D’Annunzio”
- Gabriele D’Annunzio, “Tristan and Isolde”
- Greg Johnson, “My Ten Favorite Books of 2013”
- Greg Johnson, “Riccardo Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini”
- Karlheinz Weißman, “Right-Wing Anarchism” (Translations: Czech, Spanish)
- Giordano Bruno Guerri, “’68 was Invented by D’Annunzio”
Additionally, Kerry Bolton’s essay on D’Annunzio is included in his book, Artists of the Right.
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