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«Uomo e natura qui sono più vicini»

I viaggi in Calabria di Alberto Savinio

Giovanni Turra    Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia    



In Partita rimandata. Diario calabrese, Alberto Savinio’s writing is so digressing that singular metamorphic visions take precedence over the ideological clash of 1948: a ferry-boat becomes a female-ship, the palms of a public garden liven like Luciano’s woman-vines, lamb-like or ram-headed men appear here and there. Reggio, Catanzaro, Crotone, Cosenza: the steps that Savinio brings to the readers’ knowledge are not many, but sufficient to better define a powerfully visionary style, elaborating an idea of Calabria that integrates the present, the history, the myth.

keywords: Calabria. Italian ideological clash of 1948. Singular metamorphic visions. Present. History. Myth.

Language: it

Published: Dec. 6, 2019
permalink: http://doi.org/10.30687/978-88-6969-344-1/024

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