The Scandal of Self-ContradictionPasolini’s Multistable Subjectivities, Geographies, TraditionsVienna: Turia + Kant, 2012
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Cite as: Pier Paolo Pasolini, ‘Bandung Man / L’uomo di Bandung’, in The Scandal of Self-Contradiction: Pasolini’s Multistable Subjectivities, Geographies, Traditions, ed. by Luca Di Blasi, Manuele Gragnolati, and Christoph F. E. Holzhey, Cultural Inquiry, 6 (Vienna: Turia + Kant, 2012), pp. 279–301 <>
Earlier citation: Identical except for DOI prefix 10.25620

Bandung Man / L’uomo di BandungPier Paolo Pasolini

Keywords: Pasolini, Pier Paolo – Bandung Man; Asian-African Conference; Bandung Conference; Poem; Poetry

‘L’uomo di Bandung’ was published first in the journal Julia Gens in 1964, then in Pier Paolo Pasolini, Bestemmia. Tutte le poesie, ed. by Graziella Chiarcossi and Walter Siti, and finally among the ‘Appendici a Poesia in forma di rosa’ in Tutte le poesie, ed. by Walter Siti, 2 vols (Milan: Mondadori, 2003), i, pp. 1305–13 (from which it is quoted and translated). This is the first time the poem appears in English and the translation is by Robert S.C. Gordon.


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