Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Carlo Ginzburg on 'Pasque di Sangue'

Carlo Ginzburg is one of the leading historians, writers and cultural icons in present-day Italy. His academic specialty is heresy in Renaisance Italy, about which he has publish extensively.
His most famous books are
The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth Century Miller and Ecstasies:Deciphering the Witches' Sabbath .

This review appeared in La Corriere della Sera:


Larry Rabinovich said...

For those of us whose Italian is a bit rusty could you summarize?

Anonymous said...

i second lr's motion.

also, myobiter, how about weighing in on your analysis of why toaff did this?