Vattimo, Saramago, Manguel. Articolazioni del ricordo letterario

Pino Menzio


Literature is especially consistent with itself when its capacity to preserve people, things and events in the reader’s memory (objective pietas) promotes a sentiment of compassion and care for the things which are saved because of their caducity (subjective pietas). This latter becomes thus the sentiment which mainly connotes the literary knowledge.


memory; pietas; ethics of literature

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DOI: 10.6092/issn.2036-0967/3751

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