L’Italia repubblicana di Tommaseo tra letteratura e politica

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The essay reconstructs the presence and the role of NiccolòTommaseo (1802-1874) in the Unification of Italy by examining theoverall republican vision of Italy through his works, inspired by theideas of liberal Catholicism. The paragraphs of the article highlightthe cultural and political experiences he lived through, both in theyears spent in exile in Paris and in the years before and after 1848.Particular attention is paid to the intellectual relationships that linkTommaseo to Florence, where he spends a good part of his lifeestablishing himself as a writer and a patriot committed to nationalindependence, always striving for a balanced relationship betweenChurch and State even after the Unification.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)151-186
Number of pages36
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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