The group 63 met in La Spezia in June of 1966: today, 50 years later, that meeting which had among its participants Umberto Eco and Edoardo Sanguineti is remembered.
The Group 63 was a very important literary group of the Italian contemporaryscene, founded in 1963 in Sicily by some young intellectuals who wanted to achieve a breakthrough over traditional literary canons: among supporters were Edward Sanguineti and Umberto Eco .
Mostly ignored by the public, the group awakened the debate on the need of a renewal in the environment of national literary magazines, where, however, was often accused of elitarism. The movement did not have a manifesto and was inspired freely to Marxism with social commitment militant and open challenge of literary models postwar aancora highly appreciated and recognized by the public.
Friday, October 21 , at the Camec Museum hosts an event to commemorate the historic encounter which had among its participants Edoardo Sanguineti and Umberto Eco. Renato Barilli , Nanni Balestrini and Angelo Guglielmi will be there to talk about it together with scholars Fausto Curi and Niva Lorenzini, the ordinary Literature History at L ‘ University of Bologna; and one of the promoters of that time and today the artist Francesco Vaccarone. Camec the museum, in addition to the conference, it will host an exhibition dedicated to the authors of visual poetry.
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