The Man I Pretend to Be: The Colloquies and Selected Poems of Guido Gozzano

The Man I Pretend to Be: The Colloquies and Selected Poems of Guido Gozzano


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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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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691615080
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 07/14/2014
Series: Lockert Library of Poetry in Translation , #79
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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
  • Notes to the Poems, pg. 245
  • Selected Bibliography, pg. 251

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