Ennio Flaiano

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Were he to find himself the object of close scrutiny in the twenty-first century, Ennio Flaiano would undoubtedly squirm in discomfort, finding himself a most unlikely protagonist. When asked during an interview how a hypothetical entry on him in an encyclopedia of Italian literature might read, the writer flippantly responded: “Ennio Flaiano (Pescara 1910). Giornalista e sceneggiatore, autore anche di un romanzo, Tempo di morire (concediamo a quest’enciclopedia ipotetica una citazione inesatta). Scrittore minore satirico dell’Italia del benessere” [“Ennio Flaiano (Pescara 1910). Journalist and scriptwriter, author of a novel as well, A Time to Die (let us allow for an …

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Citation:
Trubiano, Marisa. "Ennio Flaiano". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 15 March 2014
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