Croton Elegies

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Guernica Editions, 1991 - Poetry - 99 pages
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Recognized as one of Italy's important poets, Antonio Barolini (1910-1971) was born in Vicenza, Italy and lived over a decade in the United States as a journalist. He began his literary career with the publication in 1932 of his first volume of poetry. This collection of poetry, inspired by his residence in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, was originally published as Elegie di Croton (1959) for which it was awarded the Bagutta Literary Prize in Italy in 1960. {Guernica Editions}

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Preface by Luigi Barzini
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tuo prima e il tuo dopo
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Primavera Spring 34
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Storia History 46

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About the author (1991)

Barolini (deceased) was an Italian author and journalist and winner of the Bagutta Prize in Milan for his work.

Helen Barolini is the author of seven books, including "Chiaroscuro: Essays of Identity," also published by the University of Wisconsin Press. She has received an American Book Award for "The Dream Book: An Anthology of Writings by Italian American Women," and her essay "How I Learned to Speak Italian" was selected for "The Best American Essays, 1998.

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