Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Great Regulars: [Antonia Pozzi] died the following day,

leaving behind diaries, notebooks and loose pages of poetry, documenting her twenty-six years of life. From these, her father Roberto Pozzi, a Milanese lawyer, selected and edited her first collection, publishing it as Parole the following year. References and dedications to her lover and classics tutor, Antonio Maria Cervi, were eliminated, titles were changed, lines were cut. It

from The Times Literary Supplement: The poems of Antonia Pozzi


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