War Variations

Amelia Rosselli (Author) Lucia Re (Contribution by)
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Description

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.

Product Details

Price
$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
Green Integer
Publish Date
December 01, 2003
Pages
400
Dimensions
4.3 X 0.96 X 6.06 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
Italian
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781931243551
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About the Author

The daughter of a martyred antifascist philosopher, Amelia Rosselli was born in Paris in 1930, grew up in England and New York, settling in Italy, first in Florence and then in Rome, only after the war. In 1996, she took her own life. A trilingual writer who described herself as "a poet of exploration," Rosselli was also a translator (Emily Dickinson among others), musician, and musicologist, and the author of eight collections of poetry.