“It is not up to us to navigate all the tides in the world; Our task is to do everything possible to save the years in which we live and to eradicate evil from the fields we know, to leave healthy and clean land for cultivation for those who come after.” This is the author’s sentence John Ronald Reuel TolkienAuthor of Lord of the rings, relaunched on Instagram by Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni. The quote can be seen at the end of the video that the Prime Minister released on social media with some images from her visit to the USA last Wednesday Exhibition about Tolkien at the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Artin Rome.
In the copy of the post, Meloni wrote: “The beautiful exhibition on Tolkien, sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, is a tribute to the inventiveness, imagination and ability to inspire generations.” And the usual suspects’ controversies over the organization of the largest ever in Italy The exhibition dedicated to the author of one of the best-selling and most popular books in literary history is surprising. It shows the nervousness of those who thought that culture belonged to them, that it could be the prerogative of one political party and not all. That time is over.”