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La mente colorata: Ulisse e l'Odissea

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Ulisse,"l'uomo dalla mente dai mille colori", l'eroe più conosciuto dell'epica occidentale, diventa in questo testo di Pietro Citati un universo da scoprire. Come nell'Odissea non traspare mai una struttura lineare e i motivi appaiono, scompaiono per riapparire di nuovo, sostituendosi agli altri e obbedendo a un sottile principio sinfonico, così il saggio di Citati attrave ...more
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Published 2002 by Mondadori
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Premetto che pur adorando le opere di Citati, ho dovuto comprare questo libro per l'esame di Letteratura Greca. E in genere, anche se si tratta di opere piacevoli, i libri imposti mi mettono in una brutta disposizione d'animo sin dalla prima pagina. In questo caso la lettura, che in altre occasioni sarebbe stata piacevolissima, mi è risultata faticosa. Si tratta di una raccolta di saggi scritti per discutere il senso degli eventi e dei personaggi dell'Odissea: non soltanto Odisseo dunque, come i ...more
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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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