Uncategorized

Book Read A Selection of Modern Italian Poetry in Translation by Roberta L. Payne

Book Read A Selection of Modern Italian Poetry in Translation by Roberta L. Payne

A Selection of Modern Italian Poetry in Translation

Provides a bilingual collection of ninety two poems by thirty five Italian poets, including works of classicism and passionate decadentism, examples of crepuscularism What was Italian poetry like in the years of extraordinary historical, intellectual, aesthetic, and spiritual change between the 1860s and the Unification of Italy in the 1960s In A Selection of Modern Itali Provides a bilingual collection of ninety two poems by thirty five Italian poets, including works of classicism and passionate decadentism, examples of crepuscularism What was Italian poetry like in the years of extraordinary historical, intellectual, aesthetic, and spiritual change between the 1860s and the Unification of Italy in the 1960s In A Selection of Modern Italian Poetry in Translation Roberta Payne provides a bilingual collection of ninety two poems by thirty five Italian poets, including works of classicism and passionate decadentism, examples of crepuscularism, and poetry by Ungaretti, Montale, and Quasimodo Payne pays particular attention to poets of the fifties and sixties, futurists, and female poets She notes that the futurists, who have rarely been translated, were particularly important as they were truly original, attempting to develop new notions of word, line, sound, and phrase Such new notions make translating them particularly challenging Containing the original Italian and the translation side by side, this volume offers a wonderful introduction to Italian poetry to scholars and general readers alike

Title : A Selection of Modern Italian Poetry in Translation
Author :  Roberta L. Payne
Language : English
Isbn : 077352696X
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 224 pages

Rating: 4.6

Reviewer: 5009 Reviews