Leopardi and the Patriarchs´ "Modern Fables"
Head of project at USI: Marco Maggi
Starting date: 1 Decembre 2009
Duration: 36 months
- H480 Italian language and literature
- Facoltà di scienze della comunicazione
- Fondazione ricerca e sviluppo dell´USI
The project deals with the presence of the Bible (the Historical Books in particular) in Leopardi´s works, focusing on the as yet neglected Inno ai Patriarchi (Hymn to the Patriarchs). The aim is to provide new views on Leopardi´s thought about theology and politics, as well as on poetry itself.