Essays

The Ghost of the Mediterranean

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MARIO NICOLAO And I hear my secret sea flood in, my hushed inner sea (‘Cicadas’, FL 171) a Homage to Agnostos Nomolos The Mediterranean contains many ghosts under the ceaseless to-ing and fro-ing of its green-blue waves. The ghost of…

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…

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