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This trilingual anthology focuses on Neapolitan poetry from 1600 to the present. The book contains bio-bibliographical information on each poet and the poems appear in Neapolitan, Italian and in English translation.
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Achille Serrao is an editor and poet who lives in Rome. Luigi Bonaffini is a professor of Italian at Brooklyn College (CUNY).Review:
"This is a must for lovers of Naples" --Gaetano Cipolla, St. John's University
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Book Description Legas, Mineola, 2005. Softcover. Condition: New. First Edition.. 280 pages. Softcover. New book. POETRY. Traces six centuries of Neapolitan poetry, through the voices of some exemplary authors whose work is linguistically and esthetically notable. Identifies at least three main modes of expression in Neapolitan poetry (the lyric-sentimental, the realistic-narrative, and the experimental), presents the biographies and poems of twenty-nine authors, with Italian and English translations, arranged chronologically: from Velardiniello in the sixteenth century to the "neodialect" poets in the twentith, going through the period of greatest expressiveness between the nineteenth and twentieth century, represented by Salvatore di Giacomo, Ferdinando Russo, and Raffaele Viviani. (Key Words: Neopolitan Poetry, Achille Serrao, Luigi Boanffini, Italian Language, Salvatore di Giacomo, Ferdinando Russo, Raffaele Viviani, Passaro Bernaldino, Velardiniello, Giulio Cesare Cortese, Giambattista Basile, Filippo Sgruttendio da Scafati, Andrea Perrucci, Francesco Oliva, Nicolo Lombardo, Nicola Capasso, Nunziante Pagano, Alfonso Maria de' Liguori, Domenico Piccinni, Raffaele Sacco, Marco D'Arienzo, Giovanni Capurro, Roberto Bracco, Ernesto Murolo). book. Seller Inventory # 27734X9
Book Description Legas Publishing, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB1881901475
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