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The Centennial of Andrea Zanzotto's Birth: The Legacy of a Great Italian Poet and Dante's Presence in His Verses

Date:

10/20/2021


The Centennial of Andrea Zanzotto's Birth:  The Legacy of a Great Italian Poet and Dante's Presence in His Verses

The Centennial of Andrea Zanzotto's Birth: The Legacy of a Great Italian Poet and Dante's Presence in His Verses

an online Webinar

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 6:00 PM (CT)

 andrea zanzotto

Prof. Welle and Prof. Maggi will first highlight the centrality of Andrea Zanzotto in the history of Italian poetry, his extraordinary uniqueness from both a stylistic and thematic standpoint. They will also investigate the presence of Dante's oeuvre in Zanzotto's poetics and language.

Armando Maggi is the Arthur and Joann Rasmussen Professor of Western Civilization at the University of Chicago, where he teaches in the department of Romance Languages and Literatures. His field of study is early-modern and modern culture.

John P. Welle is Professor Emeritus of Italian at the University of Notre Dame. His research focuses on modern Italian literature and culture. His translations of Andrea Zanzotto’s poetry were awarded the Raiziss-Palchi Prize from the Academy of America Poets.

Register for the online webinar at this link.

Information

Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Time: At 6:00 pm

Organized by : Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago

Entrance : Free


Location:

Online Webinar

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