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Who is Alfonso Gatto?
Alfonso Gatto was an Italian author. Along with Giuseppe Ungaretti and Eugenio Montale, he is one of the foremost Italian poets of the 20th century and a major exponent of hermetic poetry.
- born on (105 years ago) in Salerno
- nationality: Italy, Kingdom of Italy
- profession: Writer, art critic, poet, painter, editor
- died on (39 years ago) in Orbetello
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by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White
Alfonso Gatto (Andrew), Luigi Barbini (James), ...
Fourth Edition by Stephen Cushman, Clare Cavanagh, Jahan Ramazani, Paul Rouzer
Its third—wave representatives include Mario Luzi, Sandro Penna, Alfonso Gatto, and Piero Bigongiari. Salient features of the arspoetica of the ermetici are a blind faith in the miraculous virtues of the Word, often considered more as sound ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
Some Italian poets, such as Leonardo Sinisgalli, Alfonso Gatto, and Mario Luzi, persisted in the introverted, formalized Hermetic manner, but the movement's greatest poets moved on to develop more accessible and universal styles.
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