Amelia Rosselli (3111 words)

Roberta Antognini (Vassar College)
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Io sono una che sperimenta con la vita (I am one who experiments with life)
Amelia Rosselli, La libellula (The Dragonfly)

Amelia Rosselli, considered one of the major European poets of the last century, is one of the very few women to be accepted into the canon. Although Rosselli was well known in her lifetime, such recognition came only posthumously. The first collection of essays dedicated to her was published by the literary journal Galleria in 1997, a year after her death. Since then, critical writings on Rosselli have thrived on both sides of the Atlantic, including several translations of her works in English. In 2012, Mondadori published the annotated scholarly edition of …

Citation: Antognini, Roberta. "Amelia Rosselli". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 12 December 2018 [, accessed 31 July 2021.]

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