Joy of Shipwrecks, a book of poetry



Giuseppe Ungaretti (1888-1970) was an Italian poet. He was the founder of the ermetismo style of poetry, characterised as concise and obscure with only a few verses. The inspiration for this collection of poems is the tragedy of the war, translated by Allen Mandelbaum in 1958.


Giuseppe Ungaretti (1888-1970) fu un poeta italiano, fondatore dell’ermetismo, uno stile poetico concise, oscuro, fatto di concetti espresso in pochi versi. La tragedia della guerra è lo sfondo di questa raccolta di poesie, tradotte in inglese da Allen Mandelbaum nel 1958. 

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Joy of Shipwrecks
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Giuseppe Ungaretti
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Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma
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