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A Major Selection of the Poetry of Giuseppe Ungaretti
A Major Selection of the Poetry of Giuseppe Ungaretti

A Major Selection of the Poetry of Giuseppe Ungaretti

A Bilingual Edition

POETRY

471 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $39.95 (US $39.95) (CA $39.95)

Publication Date: November 1997

ISBN 9781550960341

Rights: US, CA, AU, NZ, EUR & SAM

Exile Editions (Nov 1997)

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Overview

Ungaretti’s beautiful biography is a splendid poetic portrait of the spirit of the first half of this century, in Italy and in the whole of Europe. This is the first time anywhere that all of the poet’s verse has been presented in translation.

Author Biography

Giuseppe Ungaretti was one of the most famous poets of the 20th century and left an indelible sign in the literary field. He died in Milan in 1970. Diego Bastianutti worked as a professor of Spanish literature at Queens University from 1970–1997 and was responsible for the development of their Italian studies program. He is the recipient of the 1998 John Glassco Prize for best translation in English of a foreign literary work.