Item description for The Siege (L'assedio) (New American Translations) by Ljuba Merlina Bortolani & Michael Palma...
Written when Ms. Bortolani was fifteen years old, The Siege (L'assedio) is driven by a brazen, exuberant voice and a linguistic acrobatics not unlike that of the most celebrated European teen prodigy poet-Arthur Rimbaud. Phantasmagorical and surreal, the poems move us through the chameleon-shadings of lust and love.
Ljuba Merlina Bortolani was born in Bologna in November 1980. She is the author of three poetic sequences. She is a student at the University of Bologna.
Michael Palma is a world-renown, prize-winning translator of Italian poetry. His terza-rima translation of Dante's Inferno will be published by W.W. Norton in January 2002.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2002
Publisher BOA Editions Ltd.
ISBN 1929918283 ISBN13 9781929918287
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More About Ljuba Merlina Bortolani & Michael Palma
Bortolani's poetry has earned her the Iceberg Prize in 1996, the Cara Belta Prize in 1996, and the Lectura-Citta di Resana Prize in 1997.
Ljuba Merlina Bortolani currently resides in bologna. Ljuba Merlina Bortolani was born in 1980 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat Heidelberg, Germany.