Author: A. Giuliani, L. Ballerini and F. Santini, Editors

Luigi Ballerini divides his life between Milano and New York. He has taught modern and contemporary Italian Literature at New York University, University of California (Los Angeles) and Yale. His essays range from medieval and contemporary poetry, Futurism, and contemporary Italian sculpture (see his Apollo, figlio di Apelle, Marsilio, 2017) to Renaissance conviviality. His collected poems have been published by Mondadori in 2016. His new translation of Edgar Lee Masters' Spoon River Anthology was also published by Mondadori in 2016. His anthology Those Who from afar Look like Flies (an anthology of Italian Poetry from Pasolini to the present, co-edited by Beppe Cavatorta) is forthcoming from The University of Toronto Press. He is the author of CEPHALONIA (Rail Editions, 2016) and co-editor of I NOVISSIMI. POETRY FOR THE SIXTIES (Agincourt Press, 2017).

Federica Santini lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia, where she is Professor of Italian at Kennesaw State University. Her research focuses on experimental writing in twentieth- century Italian poetry. She has translated into Italian poems by American authors and poems by Italian authors into English. She has published articles on Alfredo Giuliani, Amelia Rosselli, Andrea Zanzotto, Elio Pagliarani, and Maurizio Cucchi, among others. A member of the editorial team of Those Who from afar Look like Flies, she is the author of Io era una bella figura una volta: viaggio nella poesia italiana del secondo Novecento (Scritture, 2013).

I Novissimi. Poetry for the Sixties
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I Novissimi. Poetry for the Sixties

Agincourt Press

Literary Nonfiction. "At the time this anthology was being conceived an explicit tendency towards a new poetics did not exist. A group of poets had not rallied around the project of a new style. Nor did I ever have the intention to put one together....

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