Leadership Coach Italy

American Lessons (second part)

So…after coming back from Cape Code, I can say: Quickness: confronted by the new, very quick media forcefully making their way into the new millennium, Calvino states that “the function of literature is communication between things that are different simply because they are different”. Such a function operates through a mental quickness that cannot be measured and owes its value to the pleasure it  arouses,...

American lessons (first part)

The Italian writer Italo Calvino, in his amazing “American Lessons”, which he wrote in a period when intellectuals debated and wondered about the destiny of literature in the technological and postindustrial era, states that he believes in the future of literature. In fact, there are emotions and sensations only literature can offer, through its specific means; so he is going to devote those lectures to what in his...
Powered by WordPress | Designed by Elegant Themes