This essay addresses the question of the relationship between angelic-demonic nature and animality, as represented in two texts, namely the fable of Cupid and Psyche from Apuleius’ Metamorphoses and Honoré de Balzac’s Séraphîta, taken as milestones in the immemorial history of human-animal interaction which underlies the evolution of culture and religion.

Fabula angelica: l'ombelico del sacro. Caccia, volo, ferimento, estasi e caduta tra Balzac e Apuleio: Séraphita e Metamorfosi V, 22-25

M STELLA
2022-01-01

Abstract

This essay addresses the question of the relationship between angelic-demonic nature and animality, as represented in two texts, namely the fable of Cupid and Psyche from Apuleius’ Metamorphoses and Honoré de Balzac’s Séraphîta, taken as milestones in the immemorial history of human-animal interaction which underlies the evolution of culture and religion.
197 dicembre 2022
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