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Isula d'Anima / Soul Island
PEUMI / POEMS

Patrizia Gattaceca; Translated by Frédérique Mattei Jordan


Sep 2012

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Trade Paper

$15.00 US
($16.50 CAN)
978-0-9835813-7-6 | 9780983581376
0-9835813-7-1 | 0983581371

64 per carton

Poetry

POETRY

European/General

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Published by Three Rooms Press

Description:
The first bilingual (Corsican-English) poetry collection of native Corsican Patrizia Gattaceca. Well-known worldwide as a singer-songwriter, active in the Reacquistu (the Corsican cultural revival movement), and founder, with Patrizia Poli of the female polyphonic singing trio Les Nouvelles Polyphonies Courses, Gattaceca's poetry is remarkable: imagery of moons and mountains and sea and underneath it all, the taut sensation of loss and sorrow, the heartfelt exploration of the loneliness of the human condition, and, as her poetic teacher and mentor Ghjacumu Thiers describes, "the infinite within the finite." Throughout her poetry, echoes are heard of Gattaceca's modest and humanitarian nature. By publishing Isulu d'anima/Soul Island, we pay homage to a truly remarkable modern woman, her exquisite poetic voice, her language and the culture that continues to thrive and inspire.


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