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Nicola Gardini

Nicola Gardini
Nicola Gardini

is a professor of Italian literature at Oxford and a contributing critic for majpr Italian newspapers (la Repubblica, Corriere della Sera, la Sunday del Sole 24 Ore) and the Times Literary Supplement; he is a member of the editor’s board of Poesia and Paragone. He has authoered literary essays, novels, poetry collections and poetic translations from Latin and English. His most recent essays are Viva il latino (2016) and Con Ovidio. La felicità di leggere un classico (2017), both published by Garzanti. His novels include Le parole perdute di Amelia Lynd (Feltrinelli, 2012, Premio Viareggio 2013) and La vita non vissuta (Feltrinelli, 2015). He is currently illustrating a poetry book for children which will be published next year by Salani.


The beauty of occurring. Ovid and the network of metamorphoses

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