Trattati di mostri e fiabe di orchi

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[automatically translated] The monsters that populate the pages of two voluminous treatises late sixteenth century, "The Menagerie of the wonders of the world" by Tomaso Garzoni (1613) and "Historia Monstorum cum paralipomenis ommium historiae animalium" Ulisse Aldrovandi (1642), are many and varied , coming from the animal world, plant and cosmic, describes with great attention, their origin and existence are being causidiche threads, their historical veracity is investigated and recorded in pseudorigoroso way, but they have irrevocably lost the charm of the fantastic and dell ' implausible that had accompanied them for centuries. Must intrude within the fairy-tale production and re-read a famous Neapolitan collection of fairy tales, "Pentamerone" by Giambattista Basile,
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationFabelwesen, mostri e portenti nell'immaginario occidentale: Medioevo germanico e altro
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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