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‘Il topo, le piante, i vermi. Giacomo Leopardi, ed Erasmus e Charles Darwin’

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My thesis focuses on three apparently distant authors: Giacomo Leopardi, Erasmus Darwin and Charles Darwin. Exploring significant affinities between their view of Nature, and of human and animal existence, the thesis does not ignore chronological discrepancies (Leopardi died in 1837, the year in which Darwin returns from his voyage on the Beagle, and the Origin of Species would be published only in 1859), but rather offers a ‘diffractive’ interpretation that considers Leopardi and Cha...

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Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
Italian

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