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The mind of Italo Calvino : a critical exploration of his thought and writings

Author: Dani Cavallaro
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, ©2010.
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"This text seeks to examine Calvino's works in the context of the philosophical ideas he advanced in his theoretical and critical output. In the process, this examination bears witness to an extraordinarily versatile mind, keen on experimenting with a dazzling variety of both fiction and non-fiction forms"--Provided by publisher.
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Cavallaro, Dani.
Mind of Italo Calvino.
Jefferson, NC : McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2010
(DLC) 2010004810
Named Person: Italo Calvino
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dani Cavallaro
ISBN: 9780786456567 0786456566
OCLC Number: 647897023
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 202 pages)
Contents: The world of Italo Calvino --
Reminagining history: our ancestors --
Eccentric cosmologies: cosmicomics and Time and the hunter --
The endless journey: invisible cities --
Structures and their explosion: the castle of crossed destinies --
Science and play: Mr. Palomar and Numbers in the dark --
The universal library: if on a winter's night a traveler --
Empire of the senses: under the jaguar sun.
Responsibility: Dani Cavallaro.

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