COL VOLGER DEL GUARDO. ORFEO E NARCISO NELLE FORME LETTERARIE DEL SEICENTO

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Abstract

[automatically translated] The presence of the myth is examined in relation to the subject of the gaze. With an analysis of metamorphism own 'look' baroque, linked to frequent use of classical figures with a strong symbolic energy, such as Orpheus and Narcissus, the author analyzes the renewed use through which they are expressed. It sets out a rough framework and full of cultural influences, which collaborates the study of the different literary genres in the Baroque era, in which the gaze is embodied in mythology rich in meaning figurations: the backward gaze of Orpheus, which He gives life and meaning to the poetic song, and the metaphor of the mirror in which reflected, inspired by the myth of Narcissus. These myths, recovered and processed as a function of the look that the seventeenth-century writer turns on the world,
Original languageItalian
PublisherKalós
Number of pages102
ISBN (Print)809-21-0212147
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Publication series

NameLUNATICI INCHIOSTRI

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