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eBook The Second Life of Art Selected Essays ePub

by Eugenio Montale,Jonathan Galassi

  • ISBN: 0912946857
  • Category: History and Criticism
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Eugenio Montale,Jonathan Galassi
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The Ecco Press; First PB Edition, First Printing edition (September 23, 1999)
  • Pages: 354
  • ePub book: 1186 kb
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Start by marking The Second Life of Art: Selected Essays as Want to Read . Eugenio Montale was born on October 12, 1896 in Genoa, Italy. He was the youngest son of Domenico Montale and Giuseppina (Ricci) Montale.

Start by marking The Second Life of Art: Selected Essays as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. They were brought up in a business atmosphere, as their father was a trader in chemicals. Ill health cut short his formal education and he was therefore a self-taught man free from conditioning except that of his own will and person. He spent his summers at the Eugenio Montale was born on October 12, 1896 in Genoa, Italy.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-344) and index.

The Second Life of Art: Selected Essays of Eugenio Montale (Ecco Press, 1982)

The Second Life of Art: Selected Essays of Eugenio Montale (Ecco Press, 1982). Otherwise: Last and First Poems of Eugenio Montale (Vintage Books, 1984). Collected poems, 1920-1954: Eugenio Montale (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998). A Boy Named Giotto by Paolo Guarnieri (pictures by Bimba Landmann; Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1999).

If Eugenio Montale had never written a line of verse he would still have .

If Eugenio Montale had never written a line of verse he would still have deserved his high honours merely on the basis of his critical prose. Now Jonathan Galassi has arrived to save the day. His style does not always catch Montale’s easy rhythm, but much of the time he comes close, and the explanatory notes on their own would be enough to tell you that he has mastered all the necessary background information.

The Nobel Prize-winning poet, Eugenio Montale, discusses the state of contemporary . Galassi is also a translator of poetry and a poet himself.

The Nobel Prize-winning poet, Eugenio Montale, discusses the state of contemporary poetry, the sculpture of Constantin Brancusi, the culture of Italy, and other artistic, literary, and social topics. His books of poems and essays include Cuttlefish Bones (1925), Occasions (1939), The Storm and Other Things (1956), and Diary of 1971 and 1972 (1973). He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1975. He died on September 12, 1981 in Milan. He has translated and published the poetic works of the Italian poets Giacomo Leopardi and Eugenio Montale.

Eugenio Montale, The Second Life of Art: Selected Essays. This is a borzoi book. Published by alfred a. knopf. Published in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York. Muse : a novel, Jonathan Galassi. pages ; cm. This is a Borzoi book -Title page verso.

Eugenio Montale; Translated from the Italian and Annotated by Jonathan Galassi Farrar, Straus and Giroux Farrar . A strong, idiomatic translation of Italy's greatest modern poet

Eugenio Montale; Translated from the Italian and Annotated by Jonathan Galassi Farrar, Straus and Giroux Farrar, Straus and Giroux. A strong, idiomatic translation of Italy's greatest modern poet.

Charles Wright has been translating Montale for forty years; his translation of THE STORM, Montale's greatest collection, won the PEN Translation prize in 1978. David Young, who also began translating Montale in the 1960s, is widely known for translations of poets as diverse as Rilke, Petrarch, and Miroslav Holub.

There are no pieces in The Second Life of Art which remotely approach Eliot’s seminal essays, as Montale himself would surely be the first to admit.

Jonathan Galassi, who selected and translated the essays for this collection, has provided a long introduction as well. While useful and perceptive at points, Galassi’s introduction does a poor job of defining the value of these essays-drawn from fifty years of literary journalism-for a contemporary American reader. There are no pieces in The Second Life of Art which remotely approach Eliot’s seminal essays, as Montale himself would surely be the first to admit.

Jonathan Galassi (born 1949), is an American poet, translator, and publishing executive. Eugenio Montale, The Second Life of Art: Selected essays. Galassi was born in Seattle, Washington, but grew up in Plympton, Massachusetts.

The Nobel Prize-winning poet, Eugenio Montale, discusses the state of contemporary poetry, the sculpture of Constantin Brancusi, the culture of Italy, and other artistic, literary, and social topics