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The diasporic canon: American anthologies of contemporary Italian poetry, 1945-2015

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This thesis offers the first history of contemporary Italian poetry in the United States from the end of the Second World War to the present. It traces the forms of reception and translation of Italian lyric by concentrating on one of the most powerful instruments of cultural dissemination: the poetry anthology. By combining a supra-national with a transdisciplinary approach, it defines the Italian canon in America as diasporic: first, because it was created by migrants and political refug...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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