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Piccole zone di simmetria

Scrittori del Novecento
  • Vincenza Bresciani Califano,

If it intends to enhance awareness and to stimulate intellectual and cultural maturity, literature cannot ignore – and when it survives over time does not ignore – the great conquests of philosophical thought and the fundamental stages marked by the progress of scientific knowledge.
A scientific result and a poetic result both represent an internally-ordered fragment of reality which moves and stirs us by the intrinsic beauty of the image that it evokes and its significance at the level of meaning. Both scientific and literary languages, each in its own way, tend to the decodification and representation of the external world.
Imagination, intuition and rationality come together in creativity, in the construction of scientific models and of literary styles.

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  • Novecento,
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Vincenza Bresciani Califano

California State University International Program in Florence, Italy

Mimma Bresciani Califano has taught in secondary schools and since 1979 has lectured on Modern and Contemporary Literature at the University of California. She has written Uno spazio senza miti. Scienza e Letteratura: Quattro saggi su Italo Calvino (1993) and numerous articles. She has edited the books: La realtà e i linguaggi, 1998; Modelli e stili di conoscenza nella scienza e nell'arte del Novecento, 2000; L'uomo e le macchine, 2002; Le origini e il tempo. Tra mito e logos, 2003; Sogno e Sogni, 2005; Figure della follia, 2005; Infanzia e memoria, 2007; Paradossi e disarmonie nelle scienze e nelle arti, 2008; Memoria, 2008.
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Book Title

Piccole zone di simmetria

Book Subtitle

Scrittori del Novecento

Authors

Vincenza Bresciani Califano

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Number of Pages

176

Publication Year

2011

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© 2011 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-6453-266-0

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978-88-6453-261-5

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978-88-6453-266-0

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978-88-6453-280-6

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978-88-5518-910-1

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Studi e saggi

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2704-6478

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2704-5919

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