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La malattia dell'infinito: la letteratura del Novecento

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"L'infinito è nemico dell'uomo" dice Joseph Conrad nel romanzo che inaugura la letteratura del Novecento, Lord Jim. La "malattia dell'infinito" è il tema segreto, profondo come un fiume sotterraneo, che Pietro Citati ha scelto per comporre la sua vasta e fascinosa conversazione sulle opere e sulle esistenze dei romanzieri, dei poeti, degli artisti del ventesimo secolo.
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Hardcover, Saggi, 541 pages
Published October 20th 2008 by Mondadori (first published October 1st 2008)
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He is a famous Italian writer and literary critic.

He has written critical biographies of Goethe, Alexander the Great, Kafka and Marcel Proust as well as a short but unforgettable memoir on his thirty-year friendship with Italo Calvino.

In Kafka, Pietro Citati has the great writer declare: "'I am like you, I am a man like you, I suffer and rejoice as you do, like a meticulous and buoyant angel, a be
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