Category Archives: Giuseppe Ungaretti

Ungaretti’s Dead Comrade Identified? – An Article by Mario Colombo

One hundred years ago today, on the 23rd of December, 1915, Giuseppe Ungaretti wrote what would become one of the most famous Italian poems of the First World War,  the very short but infinitely moving “Veglia” (“Vigil”). The 27-year-old poet … Continue reading

Posted in comics, Giuseppe Ungaretti, new zealand centre for literary translation, Poetry Comics, Poetry translation, victoria university wellington, World War One | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Sono una creatura” di Giuseppe Ungaretti (versione originale)

Last year, I created a comics adaptation of a translation of “Sono una creatura,” an Italian WWI poem by Giuseppe Ungaretti (1888-1970). The translation, titled “I Am a Creature” was done by Dr. Marco Sonzogni and Dr. Ross Woods of … Continue reading

Posted in comics, Giuseppe Ungaretti, illustration, marco sonzogni, Poetry, Poetry Comics, Poetry translation, ross woods, victoria university wellington, World War One | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“Veglia” by Giuseppe Ungaretti in Atelier Magazine

The online edition of the Italian poetry magazine Atelier has just published my comics adaptation of Giuseppe Ungaretti’s haunting WWI poem “Veglia” (“Vigil”). More collaborazioni to come! The comic is the product of an ongoing collaboration with translators and literary … Continue reading

Posted in comic book poetry, Giuseppe Ungaretti, marco sonzogni, new zealand centre for literary translation, Poetry Comics, ross woods, victoria university wellington, World War One | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

“I am a creature” by Giuseppe Ungaretti

Yet another adaptation of a WWI poem by the Italian poet Giuseppe Ungaretti, sensitively translated by Marco Sonzogni and Ross Woods. The comic is the product of an ongoing collaboration with Sonzogni and Woods, and with the New Zealand Centre … Continue reading

Posted in comic book poetry, Giuseppe Ungaretti, new zealand centre for literary translation, Poetry Comics, Poetry translation, victoria university wellington, World War One | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

“Fratelli” by Giuseppe Ungaretti

Here is my adaptation of another WWI poem by Giuseppe Ungaretti. Once again, the English translation is by Marco Sonzogni and Ross Woods. The comic is the product of an ongoing collaboration with Sonzogni and Woods, and with the New … Continue reading

Posted in Giuseppe Ungaretti, new zealand centre for literary translation, Poetry, Poetry Comics, Poetry translation, victoria university wellington, World War One | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

“Vigil” by Giuseppe Ungaretti

Here is my adaptation of “Veglia,” a short poem by the Italian poet Giuseppe Ungaretti. The poem was translated into English by Marco Sonzogni and Ross Woods, two professors at Victoria University of Wellington, in New Zealand. This comic is … Continue reading

Posted in comic book poetry, Giuseppe Ungaretti, new zealand centre for literary translation, Poetry, Poetry Comics, Poetry translation, World War One | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment