inexplebilis

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Calvino's definition of the realm of the imagination updates Giordano Bruno's view of the world as "mundus quidem et sinus inexplebilis formarum et specierum" in accordance with the current paradigm and technologies, which Calvino likens to a computer: "La fantasia e una specie di macchina elettronica che tiene conto di tutte le combinazioni possibili e sceglie quelle che rispondono a un fine, o che semplicemente sono le piu interessanti, piacevoli, divertenti" (Saggi 1.
(23) Calvino se basa en ideas de Jean Starobinski enLa relation critique, Gallimard, 1970, y en las ideas de Giordano Bruno acerca del spiritus phantasticus, elmundus quidem et sinus inexplebilis formarum et specierum, o sea, una manera de funcionar de la mente del poeta, del cientifico, del investigador, que es la manera mas veloz de asociar imagenes para vincular y elegir entre diversas formas de lo posible y lo imposible, formas infinitas por definicion.
The statement that the Great King had people searching every land for food and drink with which to tickle his palate (9.3) and, in order to live well, had to draw material from the ends of the earth (9.4), is surely reflected in the scouring of land and sea to meet Vitellius' appetites (2.62.1): |epularum foeda et inexplebilis libido: ex urbe atque Italia inritamenta gulae gestabantur strepentibus ab utroque mari itineribus'.