ODRADEK. Studies in Philosophy of Literature, Aesthetics and New Media Theories is an International Journal founded by Zetesis Research Group on the Quarrel between Philosophy and Poetry. Zetesis is a Research Center related to the University of Pisa History, Philosophy and Arts Department.
Melancholy: black humor and its metamorphoses
The problem of melancholy is at the crossroad of a variety of branches of knowledge such as, literature, medicine, fine arts, music, and psychology. Indeed, the concept of melancholy had been employed over the centuries in order to designate different states of mind along with the related somatic symptoms.
For the fifth issue of Odradek, we invite contributors to consider a specific topic among the many dimensions of melancholy, and we welcome papers of various disciplines.