Project information
Bestie perfette, imperfette ed perfettibili. The ecocritical potential of the literary legacy of Italo Svevo

Project Identification
Project Period
1/2022 - 12/2022
Investor / Pogramme / Project type
Masaryk University
MU Faculty or unit
Faculty of Arts

The aim of the proposed project is to analyse the work of the Trieste prose writer Italian Svevo (1861-1928), a prominent representative of Italian literary modernity, in the prospective of ecological literary criticism. In line with the contemporary turn of the humanities towards post-humanistic approaches, I intend to point out the sensitivity with which Svevo captured the crisis of modern man in the urban environment, his uprooting, inner dissatisfaction and exploitation of nature.


Total number of publications: 2

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