Silenziosa Luna is a work of surprising authenticity. It declines in a philosophical and artistic key, one of the major categories of Leopardi’s poetry: the sublime.
In the cultured and polished introduction, Raffaele Gaetano unveils, with a wise look, the secrets of a concept removed for long time by critics but actually very present in the writings of the great intellectual and poet from Marche region.
The anthology returns one by one all the references of the Leopardi’s sublime.
The limited edition includes a series of ten original drawings, Max Marra inflects many key words of Leopardi’s sublime: Infinity, Hedge, Moon, Stars, Silence, Nature, Volcano, Lightning, Horse, Clock.
The result, thanks to the precious editorial garb and the presence of a rich iconography on the sublime obtained by the romantic and contemporary art, is very exciting and the work is fully inserted among the most singular contributions on the occasion of the 220 years since the birth of Giacomo Leopardi.