Cephalonia by Luigi Ballerini

Apr 15, 2016 1160

Wednesday, April 20, 2016. From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Organized by : ICI. Entrance : Free. Book Now

Book Presentation: Cephalonia, by Luigi Ballerini, translated from the Italian by Evgenia Matt, published by The Brooklyn Rail (2016). The author will talk about his work with Tom Huhn (School of Visual Arts). Cephalonia 1943-2001 is a narrative poem in the form of a dialogue or rather, a two-voiced monologue: a fragmented epic, contextualizing the massacre of Italian soldiers perpetrated by German troops in the days following the armistice, signed between Italy and the Allied Forces on September 8, 1943.

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