Essays

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

Why Margutte?

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LORENZO BARBERIS. (original article) SILVIA PIO (english abstract) Abstract Why “Margutte”? Margutte is a character from the Renaissance chivalric poem “Morgante” by Luigi Pulci. He is a giant, squire to Morgante, another giant, who is in turn squire to the…