Roman Candles

Roman Candles

An Anthology of Poems by Seventeen Italo-Canadian Poets

Book - 1978
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Giovanni, they erected you a monument,



but they changed your name; here



they call you John. . . .

These are the opening lines of a poem addressed to Giovanni Caboto, also known as John Cabot, by Filippo Salvatore, one of the seventeen contributors to Roman Candles an unusually engrossing collection of poems by Canadian poets of Italian birth or background. Their sixty-five poems, expressive of the Italo-Canadian experience, were selected by the talented poet Pier Giorgio Di Cicco, who was born in Arezzo, Italy, in 1949, and raised in Montreal, Baltimore and Toronto. He has published five collections of poetry and, since 1976, has been Associate Editor of Books in Canada .

Publisher: Toronto : Hounslow Press, 1978.
ISBN: 9780888820303
0888820305
Branch Call Number: 819.1 R758
Characteristics: 85 p. ; 23 cm. --
Additional Contributors: Di Cicco, Pier Giorgio 1949-

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