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An Ancient Soul in a New Body: Giovanni Pascoli's Homeric Translations

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Giovanni Pascoli's translations from the Iliad represent a significant part of his literary work as a whole. Nonetheless, they have so far received surprisingly scarce critical attention. This article attempts to fill such a lamentable lacuna, studying Pascoli's translations as important attempts at poetical reformation and a noteworthy case of collaboration between the old and the new philology and creativity in Italy, where translations rarely meant much to the progress of the national cano...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, MML and LPP, Medieval and Modern Languages
Role:
Author
Journal:
ITALIAN STUDIES
Volume:
66
Issue:
1
Pages:
59-75
Publication date:
2011-03-05
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EISSN:
1748-6181
ISSN:
0075-1634
URN:
uuid:082329e3-2c54-4499-b52f-3692494e6730
Source identifiers:
146476
Local pid:
pubs:146476
Language:
English
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