Moliseide: Songs and Ballads in the Molisan Dialect

Moliseide: Songs and Ballads in the Molisan Dialect

by Giose Rimanelli, Luigi Bonaffini

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820417226
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/01/1992
Series: Studies in Southern Italian and Italian American Culture Series , #1
Pages: 333

About the Author

The Author: Giose Rimanelli is Professor Emeritus of Italian and Comparative Literature at S.U.N.Y. at Albany and Research Associate at Susquehanna University. He was born November 28, 1926, in Casacalenda (Molise, Italy). He achieved international fame in the fifties with his novels, some of which are Tiro al piccione (1953), Peccato originale (1954), Biglietto di terza (1958), and Una posizione sociale (1959). He is also involved in poetry, journalism, theater, and literary criticism. Of particular interest are his books Il mestiere del furbo (1959), The in Casa Picasso (1961), Lares (1962), Il corno francese (1962), Modern Canadian Stories (1966), Tragica America (1968), Italian Literature, Roots & Branches (1976). His books of poetry include Carmina Blabla (1967), Monaci d'amore medievali (1967), Poems Make Pictures Pictures Make Poems (1971), Arcano (1990). He is a musicologist and painter.
The Translator: Luigi Bonaffini was born in Isernia (Molise, Italy) and is an Associate Professor of Italian at Brooklyn College. He has written on Dino Campana, Eugenio Cirese and Guiseppe Jovine among others. He has translated into English numerous Italian and foreign poets, including Campana, Luzi and Sereni, and several dialect poets, such as Pierro, Cirese and Jovine. Forthcoming is an anthology of dialect poets from Molise and an anthology of dialect poets from southern Italy.

Table of Contents

Contents: A collection of songs and ballads in the Molisan dialect and in Italian.

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