Vittorio Locchi (1889-1917) was a poet and died on a ship near Cape Matapan in Greece during the war. This poem celebrates the conquest of Gorizia in 1916, and has been part of the Italian school curriculum for decades.
Vittorio Locchi (1889-1917) era un poeta, morto durante la guerra su una nave presso Capo matapan, in Grecia. Questa poesia celebra la conquista di Gorizia nel 1916 ed è stata studiata per molti decenni nelle scuole.
- Article by:
- Santanu Das
- Representation and memory
Dr Santanu Das considers how the examination of war poetry has changed and looks beyond typical British trench lyric to explore the variety of poetic responses.