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Read online L'assassinio come una delle belle arti.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC L'assassinio come una delle belle arti De Quincey parla effettivamente dell omicidio parla dell orrore divertente che come sappiamo diventato uno degli ingredienti di una sana e normale convivenza Il suo interesse per l omicidio in primo luogo tecnico anche questo un trucco tuttavia non inutile con aristotelica saggezza lasciarsi ingannare Come nel discorso di Swift la tecnicit del procedimento la sua economicit e funzionalit coincidono con il divertimento con la sommessa risata dell Uomo interessante notare che gli omicidi di cui parla De Quincey non sono fittizi ma sono onesti concreti tangibili misurabili assassinii con nome e cognome data e luogo di esecuzione De Quincey non essenzialmente interessato all astuta impunit dell omicida la stima eventualmente come indizio di Virt ma quel che gli si pone come problema l atto dell uccidere la sua grandezza e desolazione la sua empia eleganza e insieme misteriosamente mescolata a tutto ci qualcosa di mostruosamente eccitante qualcosa che non noioso che il contrario del tedio e ancora oltre quel che vi si custodisce di disperatamente ilare Dall introduzione di Giorgio Manganelli by Thomas de Quincey, Giorgio Manganelli, Luigi Brioschi

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L'assassinio come una delle belle arti
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