The Joseph Tusiani's Classic Translation. Edited by Gianluca Rizzo with an essay by Glauco Cambon.
This volume presents an updated version of the classic translation of Michelangelo's poetry by Joseph Tusiani, first published in 1960, that famously prompted President JFK…
Honorable Anthony J. Scirica
Dott. Ing. Berardo Paradiso
Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia
Università degli Studi di Milano
Università di Torino
City University of New York
Università di Venezia
University of Southern California
University of Western Australia
University of Chicago
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