Of Golden Feathers and Light Reading

Guido Gozzano', " Piumadoro, Piombofino, Cristina Mazzoni
Guido Gozzano's "Piumadoro e Piombofino" (1909) is a text light in terms of genre (a literary fairy tale), style (six short, poetic segments , rich in repetitions and fantastic elements), and, most obviously, content (the eponymous protagonist suffers from a spell that has made