The volume is based on the assumption that Manzoni’s aim is to turn the opposing dualisms at the base of his system of thought (feeling/thinking, passion/reason, judgement/complicity, be/must be, author/reader etc.) into a unity of a higher livel, which can be created through the dialectic cooperation of the previously anthitetic terms. So, for instance, the bipolarism feeling/thinking is changed into the heartfelt reflection («riflessione sentita»), whose constituent are inseparabile; besides, the beginning contrast between author and reader becomes a dialectic relationship in which the reader (thanks to the dialectic of the judgement and to the irony) is brought at the same level of the author and becomes and sort of co-author. In this way, Manzoni’s thought and writing turn the typical stillness of the anthitetic structures into the restlessness of a mobile system; this is true for the Promessi Sposi, whose artistic form consists in the relentless movement which transforms the several structural dualisms, present at different levels, into systems which create a continuos movement, the very same movement that, according to Manzoni, represents the restlessness of the moral man.

Frare, P., La scrittura dell'inquietudine. Saggio su Alessandro Manzoni, Olschki, Firenze 2006:<<Saggi di "Lettere italiane">>, 207 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/13367]

La scrittura dell'inquietudine. Saggio su Alessandro Manzoni

Frare, Pierantonio
2006

Abstract

The volume is based on the assumption that Manzoni’s aim is to turn the opposing dualisms at the base of his system of thought (feeling/thinking, passion/reason, judgement/complicity, be/must be, author/reader etc.) into a unity of a higher livel, which can be created through the dialectic cooperation of the previously anthitetic terms. So, for instance, the bipolarism feeling/thinking is changed into the heartfelt reflection («riflessione sentita»), whose constituent are inseparabile; besides, the beginning contrast between author and reader becomes a dialectic relationship in which the reader (thanks to the dialectic of the judgement and to the irony) is brought at the same level of the author and becomes and sort of co-author. In this way, Manzoni’s thought and writing turn the typical stillness of the anthitetic structures into the restlessness of a mobile system; this is true for the Promessi Sposi, whose artistic form consists in the relentless movement which transforms the several structural dualisms, present at different levels, into systems which create a continuos movement, the very same movement that, according to Manzoni, represents the restlessness of the moral man.
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Frare, P., La scrittura dell'inquietudine. Saggio su Alessandro Manzoni, Olschki, Firenze 2006:<>, 207 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/13367]
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