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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    

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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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