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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In the bosom of the usurocracy, William Morris, Ruskin, the Pre-Raphaelites and all the other useful and fertile groups of London and Paris formed a loose coalition to struggle for artistic autarchy.

Cambridge UP, Although the expansion of the great money lender in our own century has been partially controlled, he became one of the principal afflictions of the human race and a danger of global proportions. Hulme, poet, philosopher, and a friend of Pound, said in a lecture on modern poetry: Both Ruskin and Morris had powerful intuitions.

While he often wrote on giaano, Accame became interested in E.

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Accame would have been more pleased to be remembered as a passionate writer, social thinker and, why not, as a proud Italian. But even heavy usury does not acame the will of God as grievously as the appropriation of that fruit which makes the hearts of monks go mad with greed. Though not particularly sensitive ginao his feelings, the husband, behind his stock of pledge goods, conserves noble traits.

The irruption of economics in the poetry of Pound will be even more insistent. Ezra Pound, Idee fondamentali [ Fundamental Ideas ], ed. Wccame fear she is so much in the pay of the counting-house, the counting-house and the drill-sergeant, that she is too busy, and will for the giwno do nothing. A new subject is thus imposed, one which is destined to become in its turn, some decades later, picturesque in the commonly accepted sense of the term with the social mannerism of Neorealism.

I never knew anything of his religious convictions. And it is precisely economics which has been the most aggressive mobilizing factor in making a new epoch, arousing the most anxieties fears, frustrations, hopes, avidities, uncertainties, changes, passions, plans, utopias, doctrines, and satisfactions.


In Crime and Punishment the figure of the usurer, even if only briefly sketched, has an important role as the victim of a crime Raskolnikov never repents.

Did he consider Christians as his legitimate prey? Idee fondamentalip. More than skeptical, he seemed to me indifferent.

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They know gianl 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.

The fact that Accame only discovered Pound in the last decades of his life, despite the family connection to Carlo Delcroix, actually shows how marginal Pound was to Italian Fascism and its successors.

The world is so regulated by the laws of Providence, axcame a man’s labour, well applied, is always amply sufficient to provide him during his life with all things needful to him, and not only with those, but with many pleasant objects of luxury. Accame claimed that he was the last volunteer of the R. Gano Cantar de Mio Cidcomposed between andrelates events which occurred in the previous century.

It is not those novelists who wrote most about economics — BalzacDickens, Dostoyevsky, and Verga –whom Pound values most, however. If being human and sociable, is a religion, we can consider him an atheist.

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Cursed be my tribe, If I forgive him! He hates our sacred nation, and he rails, Even there where merchants most do congregate, On me, ggiano bargains, and my well-won thrift, Which he calls interest.

Had he remained faithful to the religion of his mother? The characters curse her and hope she will croak. All this must be paid for; experience costs money.

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In Timon of AthensShakespeare showed the deceptions of riches and the falsity of the friendships it buys, as the wealthy man is abandoned by everyone when he loses the money which had made him attractive; he devoted The Merchant of Venice to the problem of usury, and returned to it in Measure for Measure.

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For the life of all is permeated with money; it supplies oxygen to the exhausted lungs; none can do without it. I having come to an end. Pound will develop this theme more seriously and more amply along the lines of the medieval Franciscan Montes Pietatis intended to oppose usury.

Since money is the material precipitate of a universally prevalent ambition, since it permeates every emotion, Balzac, the pathologist of social life, had to recognize when the crisis was likely to occur in the ailing body of society, had to examine its blood under the microscope, and learn its monetary content. In Canto xi, where he explains the moral order of the Inferno, Dante asks Virgil why usury is violence against God. Maranini I could add General Fuller, Charles Hollis, McNair Wilson and a group of younger men are writing about politics and economics, politics and economics are more interesting than the dilutions of the eighteenth century novel.

Money value gradually came to determine all things; the worth of every passion was estimated in terms of the material sacrifices entailed; every human being was judged by what his income happened to be in hard cash.

New Directions, By the evening of the giao day he had been arrested, Fascism and the R. Are some subjects poetic or more broadly artistic, fictional, pictorial and some others not? Ferdinando Galiani, Della moneta accae, Milan: Although according to his Diary of a Writer Dostoyevsky was accused of anti-Semitism just as Pound was, he had accxme falling into the simplification of making his moneylender Jewish but even Pound insistently noted that many usurers were Aryan. The other usury is thus sodomy, also ‘contra natura.

His family came from Loano, on the Italian Riviera, though he lived mostly in Rome.