«L'esequie della luna»: i nomi del «balletto verbale» di Lucio Piccolo

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This study focuses on the importance and the particular use of names in «L'esequie della luna» by Lucio Piccolo, published for the first time in «Nuovi Argomenti», n. 7/8, in 1967. The purpose of this research is to reflect, from names, on the meaning of Piccolo's work and to identify some literary references to other works. The study aims to show the importance, for the interpretation of the text, of the presence of nomi parlanti, such as: «Dona Sospiro», «Alfesibeo», «Pasqua», but also the particular meaning of the absence of some names (some characters are often appointed only with a title, written with the capital letter, such as: «Viceré», «Villano»).
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)61-69
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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