Lettura, letteratura e manicomi

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Reading, literature and asylums

Ermanno Paccagnini

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[Autom. eng. transl.] After a panorama on the current situation of publishing and reading in Italy, the essay critically deals with narrative works that have placed at the center the theme of lunatic asylums and madness, starting from the character of Cesare Lombroso elected to investigator, up to suffered experiences offered not as a diary, but as a story.
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Reading, literature and asylums
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)102-120
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • Andrea Vitali
  • Cesare Lombroso
  • Claudio Magris
  • Editoria
  • Edmondo De Amicis
  • Eraldo Affinati
  • Giovanni Montanaro
  • Laura Pariani
  • Lettura
  • Luca Masali
  • Narrativa italiana
  • Paolo Teobaldi
  • Romolo Carrino


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