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Italo Calvino and the compass of literature

Author: Eugenio Bolongaro
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2003.
Series: Toronto Italian studies.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the few book-length English-language works on Calvino's early writings, Italo Calvino and the Compass of Literatur will prove to be an indispensable tool to Italianists and literary studies  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Italo Calvino; Italo Calvino; Italo Calvino; Italo Calvino
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugenio Bolongaro
ISBN: 0802087639 9780802087638
OCLC Number: 51629764
Description: viii, 239 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Calvino and Post-war Italy --
Calvino and Genre --
Italy at the Crossroads, 1943-1963 --
The Italian Resistance and the Shaping of the Post-war Italian Intellectual --
Il Politecnico 1945-1947: Culture vs Politics --
Officina 1955-1959: The Poetical Potential of Politics --
Il Menabo 1959-1967: Commitment at Sunset --
Italo Calvino: from Neo-Realism to the Fantastic --
Calvino and Neo-realism --
I giovani and the Limits of Neo-realism --
The Cloven Viscount and the Resources of the Fantastic --
The Baron in the Trees: The Utopian Moment in Calvino's Fantastic Trilogy --
Cosimo's Utopia --
A Finer Fantastic --
Engaging the Socio-cultural Moment --
The Non-Existent Knight: Obstinacy Without Illusions --
Agilulfo and Ethical Subjectivity --
Pessimism of the Intellect, Optimism of the Will --
The Watcher: The Intellectual in the Labyrinth --
The Language of Paralysis --
Hamlet and the Minotaur --
Exorcizing the Labyrinth's Lure --
Conclusion: Literature as an Ethical Project --
What Is Literature Good For? --
Calvino and the Parable of Contemporaneity.
Series Title: Toronto Italian studies.
Responsibility: Eugenio Bolongaro.

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