The author gives a ground-breaking interpretation of the way Leopardi negotiates the original fracture between poetry and philosophy that characterizes Western culture. He argues that the nymph can be seen as the inspirational power allowing the utterance of a new kind of poetry.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Mnemosyne 1. Grace 2. Melancholy 3. Uncanny 4. Conclusion: Fireflies
Fabio A. Camilletti