Fascism on the March
During the twenty-one months that Il Martell? remained in limbo, Tresca ventured a second time into the realm of play writing with Il Vendicatore (The Avenger?. As a literary undertaking, this three-act drama falls short of L’Attentato à Mussolini? The clever banter and sardonic humor that distinguished the former are missing, and the dialogue is replete with lengthy passages that sound like a political speech. Nevertheless, Il Vendicator? contains raw passion reminiscent of a verismo opera by Mascagni or Leoncavallo.
KeywordsPolitical Speech Spanish People Fascist Regime Italian People Foreign Legionnaire
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