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11 11, 2015

Ulysses tells his shipwreck in Sicilian vernacular

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Tano Avanzato and his wife Erminia Terranova are two Sicilian ballad-singers and founded together the popular song group Zabara in 1991.  They have to his name hundreds of concerts which they have staged in Italy and abroad. Tano Avanzato has willingly accepted to read Ulysses' verses (Hell, XXVI, 90-142) for Dantepoliglotta, in the Sicilian translation of Giovanni Girgenti.... To read more and listen to the reading of Ulysses' verses in Sicilian, see the web-page of Tano Avanzato: click here. See also the web-page of Erminia Terranova and listen to [...]

1 11, 2015

Dante’s Ulysses and Tennyson’s Ulysses

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Humphrey Tonkin lends his voice to Ulysses in two dramatic monologues: Cary’s translation of Dante’s verses and Tennyson’s original poem.

15 10, 2015

Ulysses’ verses in the very first Spanish edition of Hell

By | October 15th, 2015|Approfondimenti, News of the month|0 Comments

The Spanish translation by Pedro Fernández de Villegas in the printed edition published in Burgos in 1515 (Canto XXVI, verses 90-142)