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Images
In a letter that she writes to a certain Théodore, the narrator in Images evokes...
Hours
First published in 1988, Les heures marks a turning point in Fernand Ouellette's poetics while...
Vigil Poems
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Where spaces glow: selected poems
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Things That Fall
In French, Tombeau de Lou. At its origin, the death of the childhood friend, the...
The Stalinist's Wife
Louise Aubert leaves Mathieu Lord when he joins the Stalinist party. Fifteen years later, she...
Critics include Orelli among the so-called post-hermetic poets, aligning him with one of Italy's most distinctive literary schools: the Linea Lombarda. Orelli's poetry, however, eludes pigeonholing. The phonosymbolism enveloping his verse, combined with sharpness of observation, elegance of diction, and irony of tone, make his poetry distinctive and exacting. Readers, scholars and translators are enticed and challenged at every word. This anthology -- the first in English -- charts Orelli's poetic journey from his debut collection in 1944 to the last poems written shortly before his death. Selected and introduced by Orelli's foremost scholar, Pietro De Marchi, and translated and...

"Hanging by a thread of drool / unconsciously supported by a branch / snails not yet fully / consubstantiated / into nothing swaying / we test our virtue."
Pondering the Weight of Being: Selected Poems (1944-2013)

Giorgio Orelli, Marco Sonzogni, Ross Woods
2015
Pondering the Weight of Being: Selected Poems (1944-2013)
Portraits of Absence
A Small Map of Experience: Reflections & Aphorisms
Human Presences & Possible Futures: Selected Poems
The Golden Shower: Or What Men Want
Deadly Nightshade: Selected Poems
Speak Only of the Moon: A New Translation of Rumi
The Coincidence
Rooms
Freeze-frame
The Four Roads Hotel
Beyond The Flames
Against The Light