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Songbook : the selected poems of Umberto Saba

Author: Umberto Saba; George Hochfield; Leonard Nathan
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2008.
Series: Margellos world republic of letters book.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Umberto Saba's reputation in Italy and Europe has steadily grown since his death in 1957, and today he is positioned alongside Eugenio Montale and Giuseppe Ungaretti as one of the three most important Italian poets of the first half of the twentieth century. Until now, however, English-language readers have had access to only a few examples of this poet's work. This bilingual volume at last brings an extensive and
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Umberto Saba; Umberto Saba
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Saba; George Hochfield; Leonard Nathan
ISBN: 9780300136036 030013603X
OCLC Number: 226038243
Language Note: Contains parallel text in English and Italian.
Description: xxviii, 562 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Margellos world republic of letters book.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: translated by George Hochfield and Leonard Nathan ; introduction, notes, and commentary by George Hochfield.
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