Shakespeare as an Italian - A presentation by Mark O'Connor

Shakespeare as an Italian – A presentation by Mark O’Connor

Our cultural presentation on 6 April 2017 was a talk with the intriguing title “Shakespeare as an Italian”, given by Canberra-based poet and university lecturer,…

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Poetry Corner - Pier Paolo Pasolini

Poetry Corner – Pier Paolo Pasolini

Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922-1975) is one of my favourite intellectuals of the XXth century, for many reasons. Firstly, he was talented in a number of…

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Poetry corner - Diego Valeri (2)

Poetry corner – Diego Valeri (2)

In the last edition of this newsletter I presented a poem on Venice by Diego Valeri. As I like this poet very much because of…

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Poetry corner - Diego Valeri

Poetry corner – Diego Valeri

Diego Valeri is a very accessible 20th c. poet. Born near Padua in January 1887, he died in Rome in November 1976. He pursued a…

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Poetry corner - O'Connor

Poetry corner – O’Connor

This month I wish to feature a poem inspired by an olive tree, written by local poet Mark O’Connor while sojourning in Italy. It’s in…

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