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D'Annunzio

[duh-noo n-see-oh; Italian dahn-noon-tsyaw] /dəˈnʊn siˌoʊ; Italian dɑnˈnun tsyɔ/
noun
1.
Gabriele
[Italian gah-bree-e-le] /Italian ˌgɑ briˈɛ lɛ/ (Show IPA),
(Duca Minimo) 1863–1938, Italian soldier, novelist, and poet.

Annunzio, d'

[dahn-noon-tsyaw] /dɑnˈnun tsyɔ/
noun
1.
Gabriele
[gah-bree-e-le] /ˌgɑ briˈɛ lɛ/ (Show IPA),
D'Annunzio, Gabriele.
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  • With obvious defects as a producer, D'Annunzio appreciates spectacular symbolism.

  • In the hectic genius of D'Annunzio he sought in vain the spirit of Italy.

  • In this, D'Annunzio has linked cause and effect with excellent precision.

  • Here D'Annunzio handles a foreseen situation with poetic skill.

    Iconoclasts James Huneker
  • The play, as one reads it, has perhaps less than usual of the beauty which D'Annunzio elaborates in his dramatic speech.

    Plays, Acting and Music Arthur Symons
  • In the final act D'Annunzio, we feel, has Shakespeare before him.

    Iconoclasts James Huneker
  • Caligari is undoubtedly the most important imported film since that work of D'Annunzio, Cabiria, described pages 55 through 57.

  • D'Annunzio is a world poet—a world wonder—but Fiume was a mistake you know.

    Sea and Sardinia D. H. Lawrence
  • As they steam away from the Italian shores, D'Annunzio talks to his brave companions.

    Lest We Forget John Gilbert Thompson
  • D'Annunzio has also a total lack of perception when the ridiculous mars the pathetic.

British Dictionary definitions for D'Annunzio

D'Annunzio

/Italian danˈnuntsjo/
noun
1.
Gabriele (ɡaˈbrjɛːle). 1863–1938, Italian poet, dramatist, novelist, national hero, and Fascist. His works include the poems in Alcione (1904) and the drama La Figlia di Iorio (1904)
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