from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Montale, Eugenio 1896-1981. Italian poet whose works, which greatly influenced 20th-century Italian literature, include Le Occasioni (1939) and Satura (1962). He won the 1975 Nobel Prize for literature.


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  • The fact that the inaccessibility of the rocky shores has been given a shape and a counterpart in Montale's work implies a literary program.

    Nobel Prize in Literature 1975 - Press Release

  • In such masterpieces both the fateful perspective and the ingeniously concentrated structure are reminiscent of T.S. Eliot and "The Waste Land", but Montale is unlikely to have received impulses from this quarter and his development has, if anything, followed a parallel path.

    Nobel Prize in Literature 1975 - Presentation Speech

  • Graziosi, Elisabetta, Il tempo in Montale: storia di un tema.

    Eugenio Montale - Bibliography

  • Cairomerta is also the guy that announced about a month or two ago that you could call the Montale offices in Paris and ask for extra juice to be added to the bottle.

    From The Diary of a Scent Addict…

  • It is indeed a mystery what happened to that "Montale" boutique.

    Nejma One and Two by Pascal Morabito

  • After the oud-full, recognizably "Montale" beginning, the flowers, roses and something else, something that, because of the heady rose and the oud accord, is not easy to indentify, but which is not rose ...start to blossom.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • As well as Spencer's two published collections, Aegean Islands and Other Poems (1946) and With Luck Lasting (1963), and the later poems collected by Bowen, Robinson includes previously uncollected and unpublished drafts, prose drawn from interviews, lectures and notes, and Spencer's pioneering translations of George Seferis, Odysseus Elytis and Eugenio Montale.

    Complete Poetry, Translations and Selected Prose by Bernard Spencer – review

  • Concealing his literary ambitions to please his family, he passed four exams in his first year while reading anti-Fascist works by Elio Vittorini, Eugenio Montale, Cesare Pavese, Huizinga, and Pisacane, and works by Max Planck, Heisenberg, and Einstein on physics.

    italo calvino | if on a winter’s night a traveler « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • Because the young men of Montale were at least innocent even their cruelty was innocent.

    'The Pregnant Widow'

  • And now he walked the backstreets of Montale, from car to bar, at dusk, flanked by two twenty-year-old blondes, Lily and Scheherazade ...

    'The Pregnant Widow'


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