Il disprezzo has ratings and reviews. Megha In questo romanzo Alberto Moravia tratta ancora una volta il tema difficile dei rapporti matrimoniali. Alberto Moravia, Writer: Ieri oggi domani. Alberto Moravia was born on November 22, in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Contempt (novel “Il Disprezzo”). Il disprezzo: romanzo.: Opere complete di Alberto Moravia; VIII. by MORAVIA, Alberto. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now .

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An existential, psychological drama, doesn’t it sound promising? The name is just apt for the book and everyone is disrespecting everyone else in the book Want to Read saving….

Il disprezzo

We were married for 2 years when my wife stopped loving me. May be it is the translator’s fault, but I do not want to read the same phrase four times in a single paragraph. Contempt, by Alberto Moravia 1 13 Oct 22, Ricarrdo MolteniEmilia Molteni.

I am not surprised in the least that the wife wanted out In conclusion, the book ‘passes the test of the successful novel with a high score; it can be read on different levels and the discussion of the Odyssey, fascinating in itself, is not an artificial interruption but an integral and enriching feature of the whole’. Catharsis finally takes place in the protagonist’. Contempt, by Alberto Moravia.


I would have given it a higher rating, but the protagonist really annoyed me with his self-centeredness and insistence on talking about the same thing over and over.

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See 2 questions about Il disprezzo…. The main character is almost infuriatingly inefficient.

Main character sees himself as a victim when, actually, torturing his wife and bullying her with silly questions. Stay in war for long 10 years. Up to a point the author does a good job at depicting this obsession, but at the cost of having bored me moravka the process by constant repetition.

View all 27 comments. Arianna rated disprzzo it was ok Jul 29, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

I don’t get why there are so many 4 and 5 star ratings on this novel. He was also a journalist, playwright, essayist and film critic.

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View all 5 comments. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Annoying repetitions and unnecessarily elongated sentences with so many commas. Preview — Il disprezzo by Alberto Moravia. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Chen Ying rated it it was ok Oct 13, Does anyone see this a bit disturbing? Young Riccardo Molteni, who sees himself as an intellectual writer, does work he despises preparing scripts for distasteful film productions. Lists with This Book. I kno Thank goodness this book wasn’t more than pages.

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Moravia was an atheist, his writing was marked by its factual, cold, precise style, often depicting the malaise of the bourgeoisie, underpinned by high i, and cultural awareness. She interprets this as Riccardo rejecting her, offering her to Battista in order to further his career, so she tells him that she now despises him and will sleep alone. The taxi breaks down, leaving Emilia alone with Battista.


I havent read more depressing and annoying book than Contempt Moreover, ‘the symbolic superstructure does not detract from the interest of the narration, nor does it slow the pace; it may even remain unperceived by the naive reader’. All this to support his new wife Emilia, the new flat he has taken, the new car he has bought, the maid who cooks and moragia for them and the secretary who comes in to type for him.

Il disprezzo by Alberto Moravia. The ending felt like a copout risprezzo waste of time.

Was this supposed to be a modern take on The Odyssey? Fridhaaaaaa rated it it was ok Jul 23, Regaining his equilibrium, he returns to the villa to discover that she has been dizprezzo in an accident in Battista’s car.