Viamerica

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Guernica, 1999 - Poetry - 51 pages
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Giose Rimanelli and Achille Serrao met for the first time in this scant collection of sonnets written under the aegis of the gaze, of certain thematic and stylistic preferences that include the use of dialect, of a marked experimentalism and transgressiveness always undermining the classical model of the sonnet. The 'dreamed America' is finally reached with melancholy. The poems are translated by Luigi Bonaffini and Justin Vitiello.

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Contents

Preface by Rebecca West
7
Resplendent eyes of your own true nature
13
Goading a needles eye the hidalgo watches
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Giose Rimanelli was born on November 28, 1926 in Casacalenda, Molise, Italy. A poet and novelist in Italian, English and his native dialect, he lived in France before moving to North America, where he taught at New York University, Sarah Lawrence, Yale, British Columbia, UCLA and finally (the last 22 years) at SUNY at Albany, until his retirement. He now lives in Pompano Beach, Florida. Giose Rimanelli won the ABA award in 1994.

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