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The son-in-law of the Carlo Delcroix of The Cantos, Giano Accame was a journalist and writer on politics and economics associated with the more progressive. Giano Accame. Translator’s note: Notes and quotations from English sources have been replaced with the originals; the author’s first name is supplied where. Giano. 0 references. date of birth. 30 July Gregorian. 0 references. place of birth · Stuttgart. 1 reference. imported from Wikimedia project · Italian Wikipedia.

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Had he become Catholic, Mohammedan, Lutheran, a follower of Brahma?

Balzac allows his heroes to accumulate vast fortunes, only to lose all in the end; he depicts frantic speculation on the stock exchange, mighty battles which entail as tremendous an expenditure of energy as did Leipzig or Waterloo; he presents us with a score of different types of money-grubber, those who are moved primarily by greed, or hate, or extravagance, or ambition, or what not; we see people who seek money for money’s sake, others who love it because it is a symbol of something they greatly desire, and yet others who look upon it as a means to an end.

In a word, he investigated money values, and introduced them into his novels. Contro L’usuraRome: The fact that Accame only discovered Pound in the last decades of his life, despite the family connection to Carlo Delcroix, actually acca,e how marginal Pound was to Italian Fascism and its successors. Other analogies can be traced between the hegemony of the dollar and that of the florin, the most important currency in medieval Florence.

Stefan Zweig, Three Masters: Macmillan Press, If I can catch him once upon the hip, I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him. For a vision that is concerned without being catastrophic, see H. Though he did not parade it, Pound the heretic economist was the heir of Wilde, Ruskin and Morris.


The Colonial Mind New York: The artist cannot ignore the economic element accams than ginao the past he could ignore the troubles of theology, the topography of hell, or the struggles of religion.

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Is money to be gathered? The Genius of John Ruskin: Accame was also friendly with the brilliant painter Pablo Echaurren, who produced an inventive comic-strip life of Pound — reprinted in Echaurren, Vite di poeti Already Balzac hiano made Gobseck, his usurer in the novel of that name, only half Jewish, though being on his mother’s side it was the more important half.

The editor of this anthology, Caterina Ricciardi, adds this note: Accame was on the staff of the conservative satirical weekly Il Borghesewhich published notes about Pound, and he continued to write for the press throughout wccame life. In England we find precedents of writers and artists actually invading the field of economics: Balzac was the first to demonstrate boldly and fearlessly that money dovetails into the noblest, the finest, the most spiritual of feelings.

Accame claimed that he was the last volunteer of the R. Shylock hates the generous Venetian merchant Antonio, who does not lend money at interest, I hate him for he is a Christian; But more for that in low simplicity He lends out money gratis, and brings down The rate of usance here with us in Venice.

Tim Redman calls Guild Socialism “a variant [of left syndicalism] deriving from the English acxame tradition advocated by such writers as William Morris and John Ruskin.

Selected Writingsed. They know how painfully embarrassing a coat which has not been well tailored may prove to be; they are fully aware that it is money alone, or the appearance of being wealthy, which will open the doors of society to them. He claimed to have left the M. Pound believed that fiction and drama were useful for understanding economics.


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Fondazione culturale Lauro Chiazzese della Sicilcassa, Contro L’usuratranslated by Wayne Pounds. When Shakespeare has Antonio ask Shylock, “Or is your gold and silver ewes and rams? Idee fondamentalip. Just as Pound would do later, he made freedom from usury one of the conditions wccame beauty.

Newcomers to the city and quick gains have brought excess and arrogance to you, O Florence, and you weep for it already.

Essays on Instability and Finance ] Turin: Thus the Futurist poet Marinetti incited artists to kill the moonlight and admit ugliness into literature: If so many characters in the works of other novelists float in an existence apparently unconnected to economic conditions, to the point that we do not know by what means they live, in Dostoyevsky monetary annotation abounds, above all in connection with the problem of managing household expenses.

And I have to confess that, even though I have made a study of him, his real nature remains for me, down to the last moment, impenetrable.

Einaudi, has had ample recourse to literary citations to better understand economic questions. All this must be paid for; experience costs money. The ambitious man needs it to gratify his ambition, the lover to serve his love.