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GIUSEPPE UNGARETTI AND THE ITALIAN HERMETICISM

 

The term “hermeticism” refers to a particular poetic movement born in Italy at the end of the First World War. It deals with the idea of a poetry whose character is hermetically closed and complex, in order to represent the feeling of the post-war.

With the Hermeticism, the poetic word is freed from every realistic echo and become “pure poetry”, creating complicated analogies carrying meanings difficult to understand. There is no more any practical finality, nor an educative aim.

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