Reading & Signing with Giovanni Tempesta, author of "Waters, muddy and clear"

Sponsored by Stanford Bookstore


Thursday, May 13, 2010
6:30 pm –
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Stanford Bookstore (White Plaza) Main Level, Foreign Language Section
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The collection of 30 poems will let the reader penetrate Tempesta's nostalgic Italian heart. His verses, some in rhymes, are about love, desire, passion and compassion, fear and rejection, and the irony of life in all its aspects.

Translating poetry is an arduous task but he succeeded in recreating in English, the emotional impact of his original poems in Italian. At the end, he even invites the readers to give their own interpretation of the final poem, "My Lady".

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