C’è dell’epica nel New Italian Epic?
Roberto Bui (aka Wu Ming 1) in April 2008 posted in the Web a memo about the present condition of Italian literature. In the title, New Italian Epic, is contained a use of the world epic which implies many, albeit interesting, problems. The most notable one is the idea that today’s Italian literature may be (or may become) epic, even if the the forms of this “turn” have been afforded by genres as novels and films. This contradiction anyhow highlights the fluid situation of Italian (and not only Italian) narrative: new media claim for a transmedia storytelling which could be able to express in a different (epic?) way our present life.