Item description for War Variations (Green Integer) by Amelia Rosselli...
Italian poet Amelia Rosselli grew up in an environment jolted by -assaults of personal and social history. The daughter of one of the heroes of the Italian Resistance during World War II, she suffered her father's assassination when she was seven. After an adolescence characterized by movement between cities and continents, her mother died, triggering a mental breakdown in the daughter. War Variations encompasses these intense life experiences, terrifying psychological realities that ultimately led to Rosselli's suicide.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 4" Height: 5.75" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2003
Publisher Green Integer
ISBN 1931243557 ISBN13 9781931243551
Availability 0 units.
More About Amelia Rosselli
Amelia Rosselli (1930-1996) was the daughter of a hero of the anti-Mussolini Resistance who was assassinated in Normandy when she was seven years old. Thereafter she spent her life in exile in Europe and in America, losing her mother and never fully recovering from her trauma. She learned French and English in addition to Italian, translated, studied music and wrote poetry characterized by sharp emotion, deep trauma and an ironic regard for "the human spectrum." She published nine collections of verse in her lifetime.
Amelia Rosselli was born in 1930 and died in 1996.