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Cesare Pavese – When Death Comes, It Will Have Your Eyes – Verrà la morte e avrà i tuoi occhi

Another translation of a Cesare Pavese poem. Even without the knowledge that the poet killed himself only a few months after this was written, Verrà la morte e avrà i tuoi occhi  surely stands out as one of the most chilling and concisely … Continue reading

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Cesare Pavese – Meeting – Incontro

Here is my translation of  the poem “Incontro” (“Meeting”), by the great Italian novelist and poet Cesare Pavese (1908-1950). The hills referred to are those of Pavese’s native Langhe region, in Piedmont. It dawned on me as I was translating this that … Continue reading

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