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My Poems Won't Change the World

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My Poems Won't Change the World( )
Author: Cavalli, Patrizia
Editor: Alhadeff, Gini
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

At last, an ample English-language selection of one of contemporary poetry's most vibrant voices Any hall she has ever read her poetry in is invariably filled to the gills. Women like her, girls like her, and men like her, too. In Italy, Patrizia Cavalli is as beloved as Wistawa Szymborska is in Poland, and if Italy were Japan she'd be designated a national treasure. The Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben said of Cavalli that she has written "the most intensely...
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Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.4 x 9.18 x 1.19 Inches
Book Weight:1.26 Pounds
Author Biography
Cavalli, Patrizia (Author)
Gini Alhadeff was born in Alexandria, Egypt, of Italian parents, and left with her family in 1956, at the start of the Suez Canal crisis. In 1961, the family moved to Tokyo and there, at the Sacred Heart, she learned English. At 15, she entered the Poggio Imperiale boarding school in Florence. After graduating, she studied fine art and photography at Harrow, England, and at Pratt Institute in New York. She worked at The Museum of Modern Art, did translations from Italian and French into English, and was employed by two designers in Milan before becoming a freelance writer, a features editor at American Elle, and founding the literary reviews, Normal and XXIst century in New York.

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