More specifically concerning: natalia ginzburg
2 November 2015, around 17.15.
Carlo Levi, Paesaggio con Capo Mele e valletta (1933) I have often wondered why there is such a feeling of desolation in English cafés. Perhaps it comes from their desolate social relationships. Every place where the English gather to chat to one another exudes melancholy. Indeed, nothing in the world is sadder than an English […]
Crambe repetita (41)
15 November 2015, around 12.26.
Natalia Ginzburg, The Little Virtues.
caresses and lullabies
3 January 2016, around 13.12.
Natalia Ginzburg on vocations.
bears with swords
16 April 2016, around 18.55.
Plate with loversIn the same sense that The Need for Roots is primarily concerned with finding reasons for the fall of France and the Vichy government, Mavrogordato’s introduction to Digenes Akrites – while still an entertaining and enlightening excursion through the manuscript tradition and historical context of the poem – is less about Byzantine poetry […]