Essays

Belvedere 1963

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“Il Belvedere” is a magazine published in Mondovì from 1963 to 1993. Lorenzo Barberis examines the first volume.   Art images taken from  ”Il Belvedere” (1963).   Advertisements from “Il Belvedere” (1963) US Policy in “Il Belvedere” (1963): Kennedy and…

Emily’s room

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ANNA STELLA SCERBO Emily Dickinson lived on poetry, poetry was her Pole star, her only reason to live. In mid 19th century Massachusetts, education had hard puritan rules. Emily suffered from that situation but claimed and got freedom without striking…

Leopardi, Homer and the Moon

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GABRIELLA MONGARDI’s essay on the Romantic poet Giacomo Leopardi, in whose work the moon is a recurring theme, inspired by Homer’s Iliad.

The Invisible City

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  GABRIELLA MONGARDI. Abstract: an article of Gabriella Mongardi about the city of Mondovì, compared to the “Invisible Cities” of Italo Calvino. Illustration by Lorenzo Barberis. Photo by Gabriella Mongardi  

The Philosophy of the Travel

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    (Italian translation from Freya Stark, Views from Abroad, Paladin Books 1989, articles from The Spectator 1950 – 1987) (see also “Errare Humanum Est” by Attilio Ianniello, here) Image: Freya Stark