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Narrare l'Inquisizione: Appunti sul «paradigma indiziario» in Ginzburg e in Sciascia

Ivan Pupo


The essay studies the convergence between the narrator-historian Leonardo Sciascia and the historian-narrator Carlo Ginzburg. It highlights the fact that both give a 'circumstantial' reading of the inquisitorial documents, paying meticulous attention to detail. The paper offers suggestions for a reinterpretation of the famous essay by Ginzburg dedicated to the "circumstantial paradigm."

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