The third issue of the journal L’Età del Ferro has just been released. In it I published the following text, responding to the harsh criticisms opposed to the assumption of neurocognitive perspectives in the study of literature, and more in general to the most recent development in the field of humanities, contained in the journal’s previous issue. The complete title of my intervention sounds Doctor Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Humanities.
Tag Archives: Cesare Garboli
Video didn’t kill the radio star
Tuesday 19 March I participated in the Radio 3 programme Fahrenheit, for an interview about my book Vita contro letteratura.
Listen to the podcast of the programme!
Art: how to use it
I recently published a review of Emanuele Trevi’s last book, Sogni e favole. Un apprendistato. The review is titled L’uso dell’arte and was published by the online magazine Doppiozero.
Life versus literature
Great news! It has just been released my new book, titled Vita contro letteratura. Cesare Garboli: un’idea della critica, and published by Mediaevo – luca sossella editore.
The book is the first comprehensive study dedicated to the Italian literary critic and essayist Cesare Garboli. It is also a reflection on the current state of literary criticism, and on the challenges literary and humanities studies are facing in the mutating semiotic and cognitive context of the present. Continue reading