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By Tullio Pagano

The booklet specializes in literary representations of the northern Italian quarter of Liguria, whose panorama has been portrayed via internationally-known Italian poets and novelists, from Eugenio Montale to Italo Calvino. the writer argues that the main perceptive authors situate themselves on a metaphorical ridge dividing the “dark aspect” of Mediterranean panorama, with its harsh and mountainous territory, from the sun-drenched Riviera, celebrated by way of the vacationer and for the main half destroyed through the so-called fiscal increase. The complicated and sometimes antithetical innovations of panorama tested within the creation tell the author’s readings of these smooth and modern writers who've attempted to make feel of the ambivalences found in Ligurian panorama, from the interval of Italian Risorgimento to the current.

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