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The Nature of Monster. Sketches of the History of Teratology

Francesco Paolo De Ceglia

Abstract


Nuñez behaved very strangely. He used incomprehensible words. Perhaps invented. One of them was to see

What does to see mean? Certainly, explaining it to the inhabitants of the village of the blind where he found himself was not at all easy. People thought that he was talking nonsense. That it was not possible to recognize someone without hearing or touching them. That it was absurd that those beatings of wings that they heard close to them from time to time were not angels, but creatures called birds. That everyone outside of that community [...]


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