78 relations: Aleardo Aleardi, Alessandro Manzoni, Amleto, Anarchism, Antonio Fogazzaro, Antonio Ghislanzoni, Arnold Böcklin, Arrigo Boito, Arthur Rimbaud, Arturo Toscanini, Brigandage, Camillo Boito, Carlo Dossi, Charles Baudelaire, Corriere della Sera, Crepuscolari, Daniele Ranzoni, Decadence, Decadentism, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Dino Buzzati, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Edgar Allan Poe, Ettore Scola, Existentialism, Falstaff (opera), Felice Cavallotti, Ferdinando Fontana, Fosca (novel), Franco Faccio, Gérard de Nerval, Giacomo Puccini, Giovanni Prati, Giovanni Ricordi, Giovanni Verga, Giuseppe Amisani, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Giuseppe Giacosa, Giuseppe Grandi, Giuseppe Mazzini, Giuseppe Rovani, Giuseppe Verdi, Heinrich Heine, Iginio Ugo Tarchetti, Impressionism, Italian unification, Jean Paul, La bohème, Lawrence Venuti, Les Fleurs du mal, ..., Luchino Visconti, Luigi Capuana, Luigi Pirandello, Mario Rapisardi, Medardo Rosso, Mefistofele, Olindo Guerrini, Otello, Passion (musical), Passion of Love, Paul Verlaine, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Realism (arts), Richard Wagner, Robert Caruso, Salvatore Farina, Savoy, Senso (novel), Simon Boccanegra, Stephen Sondheim, Symbolism (arts), Synesthesia, Théophile Gautier, The Betrothed (Manzoni novel), Tinto Brass, Tranquillo Cremona, Verismo (music), Walt Whitman. Expand index (28 more) » « Shrink index
Aleardo Aleardi (14 November 181217 July 1878), born Gaetano Maria, was an Italian poet who belonged to the so-called Neo-romanticists.
Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Antonio Manzoni (7 March 1785 – 22 May 1873) was an Italian poet and novelist.
Amleto is an opera in four acts by Franco Faccio set to a libretto by Arrigo Boito, based on Shakespeare's play Hamlet.
Anarchism is a political philosophy that advocates self-governed societies based on voluntary institutions.
Antonio Fogazzaro (25 March 1842 – 7 March 1911) was an Italian novelist.
Antonio Ghislanzoni (25 November 1824 – 16 July 1893) was an Italian journalist, poet, and novelist who wrote librettos for Verdi, among other composers, of which the best known are Aida and the revised version of La forza del destino.
Arnold Böcklin (16 October 182716 January 1901) was a Swiss symbolist painter.
Arrigo Boito (24 February 1842 10 June 1918) (whose original name was Enrico Giuseppe Giovanni Boito and who wrote essays under the anagrammatic pseudonym of Tobia Gorrio), was an Italian poet, journalist, novelist, librettist and composer, best known today for his libretti, especially those for Giuseppe Verdi's operas Otello and Falstaff, and his own opera Mefistofele.
Jean Nicolas Arthur Rimbaud (20 October 1854 – 10 November 1891) was a French poet who is known for his influence on modern literature and arts, which prefigured surrealism.
Arturo Toscanini (March 25, 1867 – January 16, 1957) was an Italian conductor.
Brigandage is the life and practice of highway robbery and plunder.
Camillo Boito (October 30, 1836 – June 28, 1914) was an Italian architect and engineer, and a noted art critic, art historian and novelist.
Carlo Alberto Pisani Dossi (born March 27, 1849 in Zenevredo; died November 19, 1910, Cardina, Como) was an Italian writer, politician and diplomat.
Charles Pierre Baudelaire (April 9, 1821 – August 31, 1867) was a French poet who also produced notable work as an essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe.
The Corriere della Sera (English: Evening Courier) is an Italian daily newspaper published in Milan with an average daily circulation of 410,242 copies in December 2015.
The Crepusculars (Italian: Poeti Crepuscolari "twilight poets") were a group of Italian post-decadent poets whose work is notable for its use of musical and mood-conveying language and its general tone of despondency.
Daniele Ranzoni (Intra, Novara, 1843 – Intra, Novara, 1889) was an Italian painter of second half of the 19th century.
The word decadence, which at first meant simply "decline" in an abstract sense, is now most often used to refer to a perceived decay in standards, morals, dignity, religious faith, or skill at governing among the members of the elite of a very large social structure, such as an empire or nation state.
Decadentism (also called Decadentismo) was an Italian artistic style based mainly on the Decadent movement in the arts in France and England around the end of the 19th century.
("The Master-Singers of Nuremberg") is a music drama (or opera) in three acts, written and composed by Richard Wagner.
Dino Buzzati-Traverso (14 October 1906 – 28 January 1972) was an Italian novelist, short story writer, painter and poet, as well as a journalist for Corriere della Sera.
Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann (commonly abbreviated as E. T. A. Hoffmann; born Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann; 24 January 177625 June 1822) was a Prussian Romantic author of fantasy and Gothic horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist.
Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic.
Ettore Scola (10 May 1931 – 19 January 2016) was an Italian screenwriter and film director.
Existentialism is a tradition of philosophical inquiry associated mainly with certain 19th and 20th-century European philosophers who, despite profound doctrinal differences,Oxford Companion to Philosophy, ed.
Falstaff is a comic opera in three acts by the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi.
Felice Cavallotti (6 November 1842 – 6 March 1898) was an Italian politician, poet and dramatic author.
Ferdinando Fontana (30 January 1850 – 10 May 1919) was an Italian journalist, dramatist, and poet.
Fosca is an 1869 Italian language novel by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti, initially published in serial form.
Francesco (Franco) Antonio Faccio (8 March 1840 in Verona21 July 1891 in Monza) was an Italian composer and conductor.
Gérard de Nerval (22 May 1808 – 26 January 1855) was the nom-de-plume of the French writer, poet, essayist and translator Gérard Labrunie.
Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (22 December 1858 29 November 1924) was an Italian opera composer who has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi".
Giovanni Prati (27 January 1815 – 9 May 1884) was an Italian poet and politician.
Giovanni Ricordi (1785 in Milan – 15 March 1853 in Milan) was an Italian violinist and the founder of the classical music publishing company Casa Ricordi, described by musicologist Philip Gossett as "a genius and positive force in the history of Italian opera", The son of Gianbatista Ricordi, who was a glassmaker, and Angiola de Medici, Giovanni Ricordi studied the violin from an early age and, for a short time, became the concertmaster and conductor of the small puppet theatre, Fiando.
Giovanni Carmelo Verga (2 September 1840 – 27 January 1922) was an Italian realist (Verismo) writer, best known for his depictions of life in his native Sicily, especially the short story (and later play) "Cavalleria rusticana" and the novel I Malavoglia (The House by the Medlar Tree).
Giuseppe Amisani (7 December 1881 – 8 September 1941) was an Italian portrait painter of the Belle Époque.
Giuseppe Garibaldi; 4 July 1807 – 2 June 1882) was an Italian general, politician and nationalist. He is considered one of the greatest generals of modern times and one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland" along with Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy and Giuseppe Mazzini. Garibaldi has been called the "Hero of the Two Worlds" because of his military enterprises in Brazil, Uruguay and Europe. He personally commanded and fought in many military campaigns that led eventually to the Italian unification. Garibaldi was appointed general by the provisional government of Milan in 1848, General of the Roman Republic in 1849 by the Minister of War, and led the Expedition of the Thousand on behalf and with the consent of Victor Emmanuel II. His last military campaign took place during the Franco-Prussian War as commander of the Army of the Vosges. Garibaldi was very popular in Italy and abroad, aided by exceptional international media coverage at the time. Many of the greatest intellectuals of his time, such as Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, and George Sand, showered him with admiration. The United Kingdom and the United States helped him a great deal, offering him financial and military support in difficult circumstances. In the popular telling of his story, he is associated with the red shirts worn by his volunteers, the Garibaldini, in lieu of a uniform.
Giuseppe Giacosa (21 October 1847 – 1 September 1906) was an Italian poet, playwright and librettist.
Obelisk monument to ''Five Days of Milan'' in memory of the popular uprising in 1848 against Austrian rule. Giuseppe Grandi (1843–1894) was an Italian sculptor.
Giuseppe Mazzini (22 June 1805 – 10 March 1872) was an Italian politician, journalist, activist for the unification of Italy and spearhead of the Italian revolutionary movement.
Giuseppe Rovani (12 January 1818–26 January 1874) was an Italian novelist and essayist.
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (9 or 10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian opera composer.
Christian Johann Heinrich Heine (13 December 1797 – 17 February 1856) was a German poet, journalist, essayist, and literary critic.
Iginio Ugo Tarchetti (29 June 1839 – 25 March 1869) was an Italian author, poet, and journalist.
Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement characterised by relatively small, thin, yet visible brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities (often accentuating the effects of the passage of time), ordinary subject matter, inclusion of movement as a crucial element of human perception and experience, and unusual visual angles.
Italian unification (Unità d'Italia), or the Risorgimento (meaning "the Resurgence" or "revival"), was the political and social movement that consolidated different states of the Italian peninsula into the single state of the Kingdom of Italy in the 19th century.
Jean Paul (born Johann Paul Friedrich Richter, 21 March 1763 – 14 November 1825) was a German Romantic writer, best known for his humorous novels and stories.
La bohème is an opera in four acts,Puccini called the divisions quadro, a tableau or "image", rather than atto (act).
Lawrence Venuti (born 1953) is an American translation theorist, translation historian, and a translator from Italian, French, and Catalan.
Les Fleurs du mal (italic) is a volume of French poetry by Charles Baudelaire.
Luchino Visconti di Modrone, Count of Lonate Pozzolo (2 November 1906 – 17 March 1976), was an Italian theatre, opera and cinema director, as well as a screenwriter.
Luigi Capuana (May 28, 1839 – November 29, 1915) was an Italian author and journalist and one of the most important members of the ''verist'' movement (see also ''verismo'' (literature)).
Luigi Pirandello (28 June 1867 – 10 December 1936) was an Italian dramatist, novelist, poet, and short story writer whose greatest contributions were his plays.
Mario Rapisardi (25 February 1844, Catania – 4 January 1912, Catania) was an Italian poet, supporter of Risorgimento and member of the Scapigliatura (definition but refused).
Medardo Rosso (21 June 1858, Turin, Italy – 31 March 1928, Milan) was an Italian sculptor.
Mefistofele is an opera in a prologue, four acts and an epilogue, the only completed opera with music by the Italian composer-librettist Arrigo Boito (there are several completed operas for which he was librettist only).
Olindo Guerrini (14 October 1845 - 21 October 1916) was an Italian poet who also published under the pseudonyms Lorenzo Stecchetti and Argìa Sbolenfi.
Otello is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Arrigo Boito, based on Shakespeare's play Othello.
Passion is a one-act musical, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Lapine.
Passion of Love (Passione d'amore) is a 1981 Italian drama film directed by Ettore Scola and was adapted from the novel Fosca by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti.
Paul-Marie Verlaine (30 March 1844 – 8 January 1896) was a French poet associated with the Decadent movement.
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (15 January 1809 – 19 January 1865) was a French politician and the founder of mutualist philosophy.
Realism, sometimes called naturalism, in the arts is generally the attempt to represent subject matter truthfully, without artificiality and avoiding artistic conventions, or implausible, exotic, and supernatural elements.
Wilhelm Richard Wagner (22 May 181313 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas (or, as some of his later works were later known, "music dramas").
Robert Caruso is a director of commercials, music video, film, and online content.
Salvatore Farina (10 January 1846 – 15 December 1918) was an Italian novelist whose style of sentimental humor has been compared to that of Charles Dickens.
Savoy (Savouè,; Savoie; Savoia) is a cultural region in Western Europe.
Senso is an Italian novella by Camillo Boito, a famous Italian author and architect.
Simon Boccanegra is an opera with a prologue and three acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, based on the play Simón Bocanegra (1843) by Antonio García Gutiérrez, whose play El trovador had been the basis for Verdi's 1853 opera, Il trovatore.
Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist known for more than a half-century of contributions to musical theater.
Symbolism was a late nineteenth-century art movement of French, Russian and Belgian origin in poetry and other arts.
Synesthesia is a perceptual phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway.
Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier (30 August 1811 – 23 October 1872) was a French poet, dramatist, novelist, journalist, and art and literary critic.
The Betrothed (I promessi sposi) is an Italian historical novel by Alessandro Manzoni, first published in 1827, in three volumes.
Giovanni "Tinto" Brass (born 26 March 1933) is an Italian filmmaker.
Tranquillo Cremona (10 April 1837 – 10 June 1878) was an Italian painter.
In opera, verismo ("realism", from vero, meaning "true") was a post-Romantic operatic tradition associated with Italian composers such as Pietro Mascagni, Ruggero Leoncavallo, Umberto Giordano, Francesco Cilea and Giacomo Puccini.
Walter "Walt" Whitman (May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist, and journalist.