Orphic Songs by Dino CampanaOrphic Songs by Dino Campana

Orphic Songs

byDino CampanaTranslated byCharles WrightOtherJonathan Galassi

Paperback | July 31, 1984

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This vivid presentation of Campana demonstrates why Italian readers have cherished his poems since the first appearance of Canti Orfici in 1914. Charles Wright’s translation, Jonathan Galassi’s introduction, and, as afterword, Montale’s thoughtful essay on Campana, identify the heart of this poet’s achievement.

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Poet Charles Wright was born on August 25, 1935 in Pickwick Dam, Tennessee. He earned a B. A. at Davidson College and then entered the army. Upon his exit from the service, Wright earned a M. A. at the University of Iowa's Writer's Workshop. Wright is currently a Souder Family Professor of English at the University of Virginia. Wright ...
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Title:Orphic SongsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.38 inPublished:July 31, 1984Publisher:OBERLIN COLLEGE PRESS

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ISBN - 10:0932440177

ISBN - 13:9780932440174

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Table of Contents

Introduction: A Hymn of Non-attainment
The Night
Chimera
Autumn Garden
Song of Darkness
La Verna
Images from the Journey and the Mountain
Voyage to Montevideo
Florence
Faenza
Scirocco
Piazza Sarzano
Genoa
Toscanità
Genoa Woman
Furious
In the Mountains
On the Poetry of Campana: Eugenio Montale

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