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Poetic Diaries 1971 and 1972
Poetic Diaries 1971 and 1972

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Manufacturer: W. W. Norton & Company
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Author(s): Eugenio Montale

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Product Description:
Binding: Paperback
EAN: 9780393344196
Edition: 1
ISBN: 0393344193
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Label: W. W. Norton & Company
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Manufacturer: W. W. Norton & Company
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 240
Publication Date: 2012-12-03
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Studio: W. W. Norton & Company
Editorial Review:

Poetic Diaries 1971 and 1972 is one of the Nobel Prize–winning poet Eugenio Montale’s final works, and it reveals the last act of the twentieth-century master to be one of splendid negation.

Poetic Diaries 1971 and 1972 is ruled by a brusque economy, and Montale’s is, here, a poetics of magnificent reduction. The poet meditates on the very conditions of his art: language reveals itself to be madness, and poetry a broken promise. The Muse has become a scarecrow: “She still has / one sleeve, with which she conducts her scrannel / straw quartet. It’s the only music I can stand.” And yet music it is, and time and time again Montale attains a contrarian grandeur that renews faith in the art he punishes. These poems are dense and dramatic, evasive and erotic and vividly alive.
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