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Walter Murch on the Work of Curzio Malaparte

Monday, November 12, 2012

Film editor Walter Murch, discusses translating the work of Curzio Malaparte, an Italian of German heritage who was a journalist, dramatic, novelist and diplomat whose writing attacked totalitarianism and Hitler’s reign. As a correspondent for Corriere della Sera, the Milan daily, he wrote dispatches of the war in the early 1940s that were suppressed by the Italian government, but reverberated among readers. Murch translated and adapted Malaparte into prose or blank verse poems in The Bird that Swallowed Its Cage; The Selected Writings of Curzio Malaparte.

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Walter Murch

Comments [2]

roslyn willett from nyc

Wasn't there a Walter Murch a generation ago who was an illustrator -- did covers for magazines?

Jan. 23 2013 03:57 AM
Ben

Ask him if he's the namesake of The Right Stuff's Nurse Murch.

Nov. 12 2012 01:41 PM

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