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Lessons and conferences

The painful glance in Italian courtly poetry

Nautical images and metaphors

With reminiscences of the poetry of Catullus and Propertius

From Tragic Despair at this Worlds Futility to the Delirium of Love: vanitas and voluptas
Thematic comparison between Aminta and the siren-songs in Gerusalemme Liberata: metamorphoses in the garden of Armida
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The Forms of Proteus. The Metamorphosis of Language and of Beings

Quer pasticciaccio brutto de via Merulana.(That Awful Mess on Via Merulana). The mess or muddle of words, images and metaphors: the mimesis of life also provides traces and signs of the changing of things in death and dreaming
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