Mapping Complexity: Literature and Science in the Works of Italo Calvino

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Troubador Pub., 2005 - Authors, Italian - 209 pages
This book presents an analysis of the dialogue of literature and science that forms a central part of the work of Italo Calvino, one of Italy's best known contemporary authors. It provides an in-depth study of Calvino's interest in scientific models and methods and the ways these have informed his narratives.

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Contents

Italo Calvino an author between modernity
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Cosmicomic visions
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Mr Palomars discourse on method
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Copyright

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Kerstin Pilz is Cassamarca Lecturer in the Department of French, Italian and Spanish Studies at the University of Melbourne.

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