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”Marcovaldo (ovvero le stagioni in città)” di Italo Calvino

Kirjoittanut Domenico, “Miko”, Pardo

Il libro, pubblicato per la prima volta nel 1963, è una raccolta di 20 racconti, ognuno dei quali è legato ad una stagione dell’anno. 787 altre parole

Kirjallisuus - Literature

Beginnings

“Who are we, who is each one of us, if not a combination of experiences, information, books we have read, things imagined?”

~ Italo Calvino…

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Travel

“Di poeta cavallar mi feo”: il genio di Ludovico Ariosto tra vita cortigiana, narrazioni cavalleresche e... “viaggi lunari”!

Kirjoittanut: Domenico “Miko” Pardo

Ludovico Ariosto (1474 – 1533) fu uno dei maggiori esponenti della letteratura cinquecentesca. Ricordato soprattutto per il suo Orlando furioso, scrisse anche le… 988 altre parole

Kirjallisuus - Literature

What Makes a "Classic"

Why Read the Classics?

The existence of a “classical canon” in literature raises a multitude of questions when we begin to examine the idea itself. Which pieces of literature are considered classics? 651 altre parole

Invisible Cities - the joy of Italo Calvino's infinite possibilities

The book slides off the shelf, self-effacing, second hand. It’s bought and opened on the underground, and in the cliché so often employed to describe the magic of great fiction, it transported me to another world, or, in the case of… 778 altre parole

Postcardia-cum-Poetica #1

I’ve been writing postcards to my friend Kim since 2014. Changes to Australia Post operations this year (combined with life) have seen the number of postcards slowly dwindle. 101 altre parole

Micro Poetry

The Bookish Time Travel Tag!

As I rule, I don’t often get tagged for memes and the like, but englishlitgeek mentioned me in connection with a rather nice bookish time travel tag and I really couldn’t resist. 1.035 altre parole