Poetry corner - Leonardo Sinisgalli

Poetry corner – Leonardo Sinisgalli

Leonardo Sinisgalli (1908-1981) was born at Montemurro in Lucania and is buried there. He graduated in engineering and had the opportunity to join Enrico Fermi…

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Poetry corner - Nelo Risi

Poetry corner – Nelo Risi

NELO RISI (21 April 1920 – 17 September 2015) was born in Milan and studied medicine but never practised the profession opting instead for journalism,…

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The truth of fiction

The truth of fiction

On 2 November 2017, our cultural presentation was a talk by Joseph Falsone. Joseph is the Director of the Ainslie and Gorman Art Centres. He…

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Poetry corner - De André

Poetry corner – De André

With Bob Dylan winning the Nobel prize for literature, it is appropriate to draw attention to an Italian singer-songwriter whose lyrics were deeply influenced by…

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Poetry corner - L’angolo della poesia

Poetry corner – L’angolo della poesia

November 2 marks the 42nd anniversary of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s death. The motives for his homicide have never been satisfactorily ascertained or revealed. The young…

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