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20) Viene cosi a mancare al poema del poeta moderno quel respiro cosmico, che permetteva anche l'aprirsi all'immagine dei cieli insieme tenuti nella loro armonia dalla divinita reggitrice che Cicerone aveva saputo dare al Somnium.
Waszink's detailed attention to style and context prefigured a scholarship less preoccupied with the politique and anti-Ciceronian dimension of the Lipsian canon and more attentive to his humanist concern with rhetoric, drama, and self presentation evident in both On Constancy, his Menippean satire Somnium (1581), and his strictures on letter writing, upon which he composed an influential propaedeutic and published four collections of his letters during his lifetime.
Bunyan's use of dream, for instance, surely stems not from a Puritan suspicion of fiction, as Mendlesohn suggests, but rather should be seen in the context of medieval dream poems and, more recently, Kepler's Somnium, in which dream reveals a truer world and our world was the less real place.
A world with not two, but four oikoumenoi divided over the four quarters of the world was envisaged by Crates in the 2nd century and was known in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance mainly through mediation of Macrobius' commentary on Cicero's Somnium Scipionis.
Le Songe has received less critical attention than the two earlier texts, likely because of the didactic nature of the genre of the somnium, or dream allegory.
Lipsius's Somnium (1581), translated into English in 1702) or Italy (Traiano Boccalini's Ragguagli di Parnasso (1612-15)), early modern France is Weinbrot's main relay on his journey from Mediterranean antiquity to eighteenth-century Britain.
traces the influence of Cicero's Somnium Scipionis and De fato, Proclos, Plotinus, Plato, and Neoplatonists such as Ariston, Alexander of Aphrodisias, Ammonianus, and Simplicius.
Ludovico ariosto, en epoca parecida, fabula que un paladin descubre en la Luna todo lo que se pierde en la Tierra; en el siglo siguiente Kepler en su Dissertatio cum nuncio sidereo y en su Somnium Astronomicum, especula en torno a la geografia lunar, sus habitantes y eventuales costumbres.
Francisco Maldonado de Guevara (1947:133) agrega que la insula, en su categorizacion estetica y moral, es muy afin al tema del somnium vitae humanae, del Humanismo, en tanto se trata de un labrador que "suena" ser rey.
Dentro de este marco se hace un detenido estudio de las caracteristicas del genero, asi como de las del Discurso que permiten su inclusion en el mismo, apuntandose la importancia del influjo neoestoico y del Somnium de Lipsio en el paso de las obras mas eminentemente satirico-festivas de Quevedo a las satirico-morales.
In Ariosto, la Luna visitata da Astolfo si nutre di fonti letterarie come il Somnium di Alberti (141-43) e risulta "totally alienating in comparison to the earthly experience" (139): insomma, opera di letteratura tra letteratura.
Keil, sulla falsariga del testo presentato dal codice M (Inter somnum et somnium hoc interest quod somnum quod dormimus significat, somnium autem quod dormientes uidemus esse demonstrat.