Roberto Calasso

Nationality

Italian

Description

Roberto Calasso (born 30 May 1941 in Florence) is an Italian writer and publisher. Apart from his mother tongue, Calasso is fluent in French, English, Spanish, German, Latin and ancient Greek. He has also studied Sanskrit. He has been called "a literary institution of one". The fundamental thematic concept of his oeuvre is the relationship between myth and the emergence of modern consciousness.

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Gender

Male

The best books of all time by Roberto Calasso

  1. 766 . The Marriage Of Cadmus And Harmony by Roberto Calasso

    THE MARRIAGE OF CADMUS AND HARMONY is a book without any modern parallel. Forming an active link in a chain that reaches back through Ovid's METAMORPHOSES directly to Homer, Roberto Calasso's re-ex...

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