The Resource Blackout, Nanni Balestrini ; translated by Peter Valente ; introduction by Franco "Bifo" Berardi

Blackout, Nanni Balestrini ; translated by Peter Valente ; introduction by Franco "Bifo" Berardi

Label
Blackout
Title
Blackout
Statement of responsibility
Nanni Balestrini ; translated by Peter Valente ; introduction by Franco "Bifo" Berardi
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Contributor
Author
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Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
Nanni Balestrini is the most significant writer of Italy's revolutionary period in the sixties and seventies, comparable only to Pier Paolo Pasolini. Blackout is the first book of his poetry available in English. Written immediately after he was indicted by Italian authorities and forced to flee, it has at its center the great New York blackout of 1977, a moment of chaos and panic, but also of mutual aid and social solidarity. This comes to stand in for the years from 1968-1979 in Italy, when a more or less open civil war between popular militants and the state escalated from strikes and riots to armed struggle. At once documentary and visionary, it is a poem of heroic and daily struggles for freedom, captured in heroic and daily language. It is a poem of popular revolt being crushed, a poem for our era as well as his
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YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Balestrini, Nanni
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ4862.A37
LC item number
B5313 2017
Literary form
poetry
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Valente, Peter
  • Berardi, Franco
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Radicalism
  • Politics and government
  • Radicalism
  • Italy
  • Italy
Label
Blackout, Nanni Balestrini ; translated by Peter Valente ; introduction by Franco "Bifo" Berardi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Translated from the Italian
  • "Originally published as Blackout (Ediziones Feltrinelli, 1980)"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9781934639214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959037602
  • 772065
  • (OCoLC)ocn959037602
  • 772065
Label
Blackout, Nanni Balestrini ; translated by Peter Valente ; introduction by Franco "Bifo" Berardi
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Translated from the Italian
  • "Originally published as Blackout (Ediziones Feltrinelli, 1980)"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9781934639214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959037602
  • 772065
  • (OCoLC)ocn959037602
  • 772065

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