Poesie. (Poems)
Date: Verona,Franco Riva,1971
Cod 5979
Matter: italian literature
530,00 €
"In folio (mm 370x270). Pages 31, (9) with 3 signed color lithographs by Ernesto Treccani. Italian text. Print run of 150 numbered copies (n° 12) hand-printed on Magnani di Pescia vat paper in round Janson font c. 20. Cream paperback with stylized pen portrait of the poet on the upper plate; hard case in full green percalline.The poems of Umberto Saba (1883-1953) are characterized by a simple and original poetics which, not adhering to any of the dominant currents of the time, analyzes the aspects of everyday life through common words, "without history", chosen precisely for their concrete objectivity. Contains "Ulysses" and two choices of poems from "Epigrafe" and "Uccelli"Ernesto Treccani (1920-2009), son of Giovanni, the founder of the Institute for the Treccani Encyclopedia, was a famous painter and Italian engraving, defined by critics as a "poet of the image". His long artistic activity is influenced by the various movements that have taken place in almost a century, from the "di Corrente" period, up to the years of realism and the subsequent and more current developments, exemplified by works of intense emotional and gestural charge for a figurative always extremely free and lyrical.Catalogue Editiones Dominicae, 60



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