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Product Details. Average Review. Write a Review. Thronged with memorable characters and composed with the fluid but inevitable logic of a dream, Pinocchio is an endlessly fascinating work that is essential equipment for life. Howe Library , Monday, December 19, at 7pm. Nancy Canepa ; Carlo Collodi , Pinocchio. Readings will be available at Howe Library one month before each session. Completion of the readings is encouraged, but not required. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Lorenzini, Carlo. Collodi, Carlo pseudonym. San Miniato al Monte, Florence, Italy. Italy birth.
Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany no Italy at that time yet.
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Florence, Italy. Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Collodi, Italy. Lorenzini, Domenico father. Orzali, Angela mother. Lorenzini, Paolo nephew.
Links Carlo Collodi National Foundation. Wikipedia author page. Member ratings Average: 3. After attending primary school, he was sent to study at a seminary called Colle Val d'Elsa. During the Italian Wars of Independence in and Collodi served as a volunteer with the Tuscan army.
His active interest in political matters may be seen in his earliest literary works as well as in the founding of the satirical newspaper Il Lampione in This newspaper was censored by order of the Grand Duke of Tuscany. In he published his second newspaper, Lo scaramuccia "The Controversy". A debut came in with the play Gli amici di casa and parodic guidebook Un romanzo in vapore , both in Alberi Is Right!
This is the text where Lorenzini started using the Collodi pseudonym, which was taken from his mother's hometown.
Collodi had also begun intense activity on other political newspapers such as Il Fanfulla ; at the same time he was employed by the Censorship Commission for the Theatre. During this period he composed various satirical sketches and stories sometimes simply by collating earlier articles , including Macchiette , Occhi e nasi , Storie allegre Collodi became disenchanted with Italian politics afterward so he turned to children's literature and his first works involved translating French fairy tales into Italian.
In Lorenzini wrote Giannettino inspired by Alessandro Luigi Parravicini 's Giannetto , the Minuzzolo , and Il viaggio per l'Italia di Giannettino , a pedagogic series which explored the unification of Italy through the ironic thoughts and actions of the character Giannettino. Lorenzini became fascinated by the idea of using an amiable, rascally character as a means of expressing his own convictions through allegory. In he began writing Storia di un burattino Story of a Marionette , also called Le avventure di Pinocchio , which was published weekly in Il Giornale per i Bambini , the first Italian newspaper for children.