Translated here in a bilingual edition is Gozzano's best and best-known collection of poems, The Colloquies, along with a selection of his other poems. Also included is an introductory essay by Eugenio Montale, the Italian poet and winner of the 1975 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Originally published in 1981.
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Table of Contents:
- FrontMatter, pg. i
- Contents, pg. vii
- Preface, pg. ix
- Acknowledgments, pg. xv
- Introductory Essay by Eugenio Montale, pg. xvii
- I. Youthful Indiscretions / Il giovenile errore, pg. 3
- II. On the Threshold / Alle soglie, pg. 41
- III. The Veteran / Il reduce, pg. 123
- from THE ROAD TO SHELTER (1907) / da LA VIA DEL RIFUGIO, pg. 169
- UNCOLLECTED POEMS / POESIE SPARSE, pg. 205
- Notes to the Poems, pg. 245
- Selected Bibliography, pg. 251