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Viamerica: The Eyes
Viamerica
The Eyes
Giose Rimanelli, Achille Serrao, Luigi Bonaffini
1999
Rimanelli and Serrao meet for the first time in this collection of sonnets written under the aegis of the gaze, of certain thematic and stylistic preferences that include the use of dialect, a marked experimentalism, and a transgressivity that undermines the classical model of the sonnet.
Vigil Poems
Jean Royer, Antonio D'Alfonso
2018
This compilation of selected poems from three of his books is an excellent introduction to Jean Royer the poet. Overwhelmed by the deaths of his mother and his partner, Micheline LaFrance, Royer captures in poetic verse an emotional and intellectual world rapidly fading away. Always present one reads a sense...
Voiceless People and Addolorata: Two Plays
Marco Micone, Maurizia Binda
2001
Marco Micone's first play, Voiceless People, portrays the exploitation of first-generation Italian immigrants Addolorata focuses more deeply on the role of authority in the father/daughter, husband/wife power relationships in the second generation. Voiceless People was awarded the Grand Prix du Journal de Montreal for Theatre in 1989.
We Come From The Same Light
Danielle Fournier, Christine Tipper
2011
Danielle Fournier was the winner of the 2010 Governor General's Award for French poetry for Effleurés de lumière (2009). To read Fournier is to plunge into the centre of a woman's heart and body -- a heart that continues to beat, to search and to hope spurred on by a...
Within the Mystery
Jacques Brault, Gertrude Sanderson
1986
L'ens dessous l'admirable describes Jacques Brault's inward, spiritual journey, with its risk of despair and desolation. It is essentially a grim voyage. Alone, in no man's land, drawn by the inevitability of death, tempted by the thought of release, the poet descends a dark road. There he encounters the mysterious,...
Women and Lovers
Maria Ardizzi, Pasquale Verdicchio
2000
A novel of loss and retrieval. The main protagonists are Agostina and Giulia, mother and daughter, who have been separated by the trials of assimilation. The father's Alzheimer's disease acts as a catalyst for the mother and daughter's re-acquaintance with themselves.
Writing Our Way Home
Licia Canton, Caroline Morgan Di Giovanni
2013
Writing Our Way Home is an important contribution to literary studies. “Italian-Canadian writers are not just Canadian writers, but world writers,” states literary critic Elena Lamberti in the introduction to Writing Our Way Home. “They write from Canada with an original point of view on multiple (hybrid) identities and have...
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