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Crivelli, Tatiana (2012). La biblioteca esplosa, ovvero di Giacomo Leopardi "puer eruditus". In: Cacciapuoti, Fabiana. Giacomo dei libri. La biblioteca Leopardi come spazio delle idee. Milano: Mondadori Electa, 65-83.

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The essay analyse and redefine the role of the family library in Recanati for the intellectual education of Giacomo Leopardi. Considering the studies and the first writings of the major italian writer, especially focussing on the years between 1811 and 1817, the paper underlines the importance of the literary topos of the 'puer eruditus', on which the young Leopardi organizes his self-image, his studies and his writings, and which will have a major impact on his late production.



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Item Type:Book Section, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Romance Studies
Dewey Decimal Classification:470 Latin & Italic languages
410 Linguistics
450 Italian, Romanian & related languages
800 Literature, rhetoric & criticism
440 French & related languages
460 Spanish & Portuguese languages
Deposited On:16 Jul 2012 08:49
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 15:53
Publisher:Mondadori Electa
Related URLs:http://www.giacomoleopardi.it/news.htm

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