Attilio Bertolucci

Attilio Bertolucci (1911-2000) is one of the outstanding Italian poets of the 20th century. His work is noted for its directness and narrative interest, in sharp distinction to the hermetic tradition of his day. Born in Parma, he began writing early and published Sirio [Sirius], a small collection of twenty-seven poems set in his native region, at the age of 18. From 1931 to 1935, he studied law at the local university, meanwhile publishing another collection, Fuochi in novembre [Fires in...See more