Rifacimento

[ri-fah-chi-MEN-toh]

Part of speech: noun

Origin: Italian, 18th century

1.

A literary work or musical composition recast to adapt it to a change in the circumstances of the time.

Examples of Rifacimento in a sentence

"Both the 1964 musical “My Fair Lady” and the 1999 teen comedy “She’s All That” are rifacimentos of George Bernard Shaw’s 1913 play “Pygmalion.”"

"James Joyce’s 1922 novel “Ulysses” is a rifacimento of “The Odyssey,” set among the regular people of Dublin."

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