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Leopardi's Nymphs

Grace, Melancholy, and the Uncanny, 1st Edition

By Fabio A. Camilletti

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198 pages

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Description

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

Subject Categories

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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General