Ernesto Livorni

Professor, Literary Critic, Poet

Ernesto Livorni is Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. His publications include: "Avanguardia e tradizione: Ezra Pound e Giuseppe Ungaretti" (Florence: Casa Editrice Le Lettere, 1998) and "T. S. Eliot, Montale e la modernità dantesca" (forthcoming). He translated in Italian and edited Ted Hughes, "Cave-Birds: Un dramma alchemico della caverna" (Milan: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, 2001). He is the editor of "L’ANELLO che non tiene: Journal of Modern Italian Literature." Livorni published the collection of poems "Onora il Padre e la Madre (1977-2010)" (Perugia: Aguaplano – Officina del Libro, 2015), which gathers three previous published collections ("Prospettiche illusioni, 1977-1983" (1987), "Nel libro che ti diedi. Sonetti, 1985-1986" (1998) e "L'America dei Padri, 1985-1987" (2005; traduzione inglese di Jason Laine: New York: Bordighera Press, 2016)) and a new collection.