15 Settembre 2017
Francesco De Sanctis (1817–83) is one of the most important Italian literary critics and scholars, and his lectures were particularly appreciated in Naples, Turin, and Zurich. He is considered the founder of modern literary criticism, and his masterpiece is Storia della Letteratura Italiana (History of Italian Literature). He wrote some historical dramas, and many significant works about the main authors of Italian theatre (for example, Machiavelli, Tasso, Alfieri, Gozzi, Goldoni). He was also minister of public instruction and deputy in the Italian chamber: his many writings are characterized by a deep civic and moral strength, underlining the importance of culture for the new generations. In Italy, the 200th anniversary of his birth (the president of the national scientific committee is Prof. Toni Iermano, the most authoritative scholar of De Sanctis in Europe) is a precious occasion to rediscover his legacy in the new millennium, creating innovative strategies for the diffusion of his message.
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