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Alessandro Baricco's infinite tales

Inge Lanslots


In the literary production of Alessandro Baricco there is a strong tendency to suspend the regular flow of time in the narrated story: time seems to become infinite. A closer examination of the notion of time elucidates its relationship with infinity and the implications where narrative time is concerned. This will be preceded by a brief introduction of the author and his work.

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Spunti e Ricerche. Rivista d'italianistica.
ISSN (Print): 0816-5432.
ISSN (Electronic): 2200-8942.