As Italy plunges toward national general elections March 4, the walkup offers plenty of occasions for Italians to see themselves as others see them, with no holds barred. Herewith a sampling of the international press.
“The Children of Rome” is a stunning art exhibition that will open on May 10th at the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco which serves as a tribute to the city of Rome and its tiniest inhabitants.
Elena Ferrante's beloved series "The Neapolitan Novels" will soon come to television
After its great successes as both a one-man show and a film, "A Bronx Tale" has returned to New York City as a Broadway musical. Currently playing at the Longacre Theatre, this musical rendition of the famous play turned movie, tells the classic coming of age tale that provides a soulful insight into a community as it used to be.
Lavishly praised throughout the English-speaking world and somewhat more controversial at home, Neapolitan author Elena Ferrante is a literary phenomenon whose identity is an enigma. Her name is a pseudonym, and the author has chosen to keep his/her identity an enigma. For whatever reason, Ferrante is never photographed, never interviewed in person, but solely and occasionally by email.