Italo Calvino e i classici italiani nella ricerca di Eraldo Bellini
| AEVUM - 2020 - 3. Zibaldoni del Medioevo e dell’Umanesimo
tra letteratura e cultura popolare
This paper is focused on Eraldo Bellini’s critical works and starts from the analysis of his last book (posthumous) Calvino e i classici italiani; these “classics” are Manzoni, Montale and Galileo, but Bellini also added Leopardi, as the reader can understand from the evidence of some unpublished files. As this work reveals, Bellini has always been interested in the intersection between literary and ethical aspects: he was able to understand the intertextual references hidden in the texts as well as to appreciate the moral dimension of each literary product...