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Alberto Casadei

Alberto Casadei (born 1963) is Professor of Italian Literature at Pisa University. He has studied Italian writers from the 16th century such as L. Ariosto, and from the 20th century (E. Montale). Later on he has specialized in literary realism, to which he devoted his book Romanzi di Finisterre. Narrazione della guerra e problemi del realismo (Carocci, 2000). He also published Stile e tradizione nel romanzo italiano contemporaneo (Il Mulino, 2007), and La critica italiana del Novecento (Il Mulino, 2008). Lately he has been studying the connections between literature and science using the tools of cognitive science alongside with those of classical stylistics and rhetoric. This study has produced his first publication on the subject, the essay Poesia e ispirazione (Luca Sossella Editore, 2009).
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