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Scirocchi barocchi di Giuseppe Resta: l’indignazione non è morta

Scirocchi barocchi di Giuseppe Resta: l’indignazione non è morta

Tra le novità editoriali del 2012, Scirocchi barocchi – sottotitolo: racconti meridiani di amore e rancore – di Giuseppe Resta (Kurumuny Edizioni)
occupa sicuramente un posto di primo piano.

Impreziosita dalla prefazione di Livio Romano, questa raccolta di racconti parla chiaramente, senza mezzi termini, con una scrittura dalla forza dirompente, di presente e passato, di persone e vita vissuta. Il tutto in un Salento vero e a tratti disorientante.

Come pervase da fotogrammi e disegni tipici del meridione, le storie presenti in questo libro si snodano lungo percorsi a volte lisci a volte accidentati,
attraversando non solo geofraficamente l’estremo lembo di Puglia ma anche quei luoghi sociali, tra cui la politica, che molto hanno dato (e tolto) ai cittadini.

L’autore fa un ampio uso di sana ironia, che fa mantenere i racconti in equilibrio tra commedia e tragedia, e che fa trapelare quel sentimento di amore-odio per
la propria terra che molti artisti spesso portano dentro. Il lavoro di Resta contiene numerosi spunti di riflessione e, a questo proposito, molto interessante si rivela quello sulle differenze tra gli uomini di un tempo e quelli di oggi. Pensieri non giudicanti, non punti di non ritorno ma punti dai quali ricominciare, magari per diventare uomini migliori.

Scrive Livio Romano:

“Resta mette in scena frammenti di realtà paesana, attuali e antichi, appunti diviaggio, notarelle nostalgiche sulla propria e altri esistenza: costantemente animatodall’indignazione, valore che sembrava morto e sepolto in questo scorcio di inizio secolo dominato da uno svergognato narcisismo collettivo”.

Giuseppe Resta, classe 1957, nato a Galatone, è architetto e blogger. Operatore culturale di indubbia poliedricità, è impegnato nella difesa e nella valorizzazione
del territorio e si spende per l’etica in politica. Partecipa alle attività culturali e politiche della provincia, è membro della direzione del sito di storia medievale
dell’Università di Bari. Scrive, inoltre, su varie testate.

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