Carmelo Bene

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Carmelo Bene
Carmelo-bene-by-origa.jpg
A drawing of Carmelo Bene
Born(1937-09-01)1 September 1937
Died16 March 2002(2002-03-16) (aged 64)
Rome, Italy [1]
OccupationActor, theater director, writer, film director, screenwriter
Years active1967–2002
Spouse(s)Giuliana Rossi (1960–1965)
Raffaella Baracchi (1992–2002; his death)
Children1

Carmelo Pompilio Realino Antonio Bene, known as Carmelo Bene (1 September 1937 – 16 March 2002) was an Italian actor, poet, film director and screenwriter. He was an important exponent of the Italian avant-garde theatre and cinema.[2] He died of a heart ailment in 2002.[3]

Works[edit]

Literature[edit]

In 1979 he wrote, in collaboration with French philosopher Gilles Deleuze, the essay "Superpositions". In 1984 his play Adelchi was published. In 1970 he wrote the screenplay A Boccaperta.

  • I Appeared to the Madonna, translated with a preface by Carole Viers-Andronico (Contra Mundum Press: 2020)

Selected filmography[edit]

Selected Bibliography in English[edit]

  • Carmelo Bene, I Appeared to the Madonna, tr. with a preface by Carole Viers-Andronico (New York: Contra Mundum Press, 2020).
  • Carmelo Bene, "I am Non-Existent: Therefore I am," tr. by Carole Viers Andronico, Hyperion: On the Future of Aesthetics, Vol. VIII, No. 1 (spring 2014) 37–44.
  • Carmelo Bene, “Being in Abandonment: Reading as Non-Memory,” tr. by Rainer J. Hanshe, Hyperion: On the Future of Aesthetics, Vol. VIII, No. 1 (spring 2014) 45–49.
  • Carmelo Bene, "Well, yes, Gilles Deleuze!," tr. by Rainer J. Hanshe, Hyperion: On the Future of Aesthetics, Vol. VIII, No. 1 (spring 2014) 50–57.
  • Gilles Deleuze, "One Manifesto Less," tr. by Alan Orenstein. The Deleuze Reader, ed. by Constantin V. Boundas (New York: Columbia UP, 1993) 204–222.
  • Gilles Deleuze, "Cinema, body and brain, thought," in Cinema 2: The Time-Image, tr. by Hugh Tomlinson & Robert Galeta (Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press, 1989) 190–191; 220.
  • Gilles Deleuze, "Manfred: an Extraordinary Renewal," in Two Regimes of Madness, tr. by Ames Hodges & Mike Taormina (New York: Semiotext(e), 2006) 188-189.
  • Tristan Grünberg, "Outrageous Salome: Grace and Fury in Carmelo Bene’s Salomè and Ken Russell’s Salome’s Last Dance," in Performing Salome, Revealing Stories, ed. by Clair Rowden (Abingdon; New York: Routledge, 2016) 171–189.
  • Emilio Villa, "Litany for Carmelo Bene," tr. by Dominic Siracusa, Hyperion: On the Future of Aesthetics, Vol. VIII, No. 1 (spring 2014) 58–67.
  • Amos Vogel, "Capricci," in Film as Subversive Art (New York: Random House, 1976).
  • Amos Vogel, "Our Lady of the Turks," in Film as Subversive Art (New York: Random House, 1976).
  • Amos Vogel, "Don Giovanni," in Film as Subversive Art (New York: Random House, 1976).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://articles.latimes.com/2002/mar/19/local/me-passings19.2
  2. ^ (in Italian) Carmelo Bene on the Italian Encyclopedia Treccani
  3. ^ III, Harris M. Lentz (9 April 2003). "Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2002: Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Dance, Music, Cartoons and Pop Culture". McFarland. Retrieved 13 June 2018 – via Google Books.
  • Umberto Artioli - Carmelo Bene, Un dio assente. Monologo a due voci, Antonio Attisani and Marco Dotti eds., Medusa, Milan, 2006. ISBN 88-7698-051-2
  • Giuseppe Leone, "D'in su la vetta della torre antica. Giacomo Leopardi e Carmelo Bene sospesi fra silenzio e voce", Edizioni Il Melabò, Lecco, 2015.
  • Giuseooe Leone, "D'in su la vetta della torre antica. Giacomo Leopardi e Carmelo Bene sospesi fra silenzio e voce", II Edizione, Grafiche Rusconi, Bellano-Lecco, 2016.
  • Carlo Alberto Petruzzi, Carmelo Bene. Una bibliografia (1959-2018), Damocle edizioni, 2018, 182 pp.

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