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Poems, in English translation and the original Italian, and accompanied by explanatory notes, deal with death, religion, nature, the past, and travel
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Nobel laureate Montale is Italy's greatest modern poet. La bufera e altro (1956) is his greatest book. Until recently, English translations of Montale were inadequate, but with Arrowsmith, well-known translator and scholar, we have at last someone capable of dealing with Montale's "dense imaginative difficulty," of rendering Montale's "iridescence." An earlier translation by the fine poet Charles Wright (Field Translation Series 1, 1978), suffers from inaccuracies and from lack of the dual-language format. Finally, in addition to excellent translations, Arrowsmith provides a passionate preface and 65 pages of valuable commentary on individual poems. Highly recommended. Brian Swann, Humanities Dept., Cooper Union, New York
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Book Description W W Norton & Co Inc, 1986. Paperback. Condition: New. First Edition; First Printing. This specific hardback book is in new condition with a hard board cover that has sharp edges and corners and has a tight binding. The pages are clean, crisp, unmarked and uncreased. The dust jacket is in fine condition with barely detectable wear if any. We package all books in custom cardboard book boxes for shipment and ship daily with tracking numbers.; "Poems, in English translation and the original Italian, and accompanied by explanatory notes, deal with death, religion, nature, the past, and travel."; English And Italian Edition Series; 9.1 X 6.1 X 0.7 inches; 219 pages. Seller Inventory # 14168
Book Description W W Norton & Co Inc, 1986. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110393302490
Book Description W W Norton & Co Inc, 1986. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0393302490
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