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Bird Song / Canto della Cinciallegra

Erri De Luca - Bird Song / Canto della Cinciallegra
An essay on the climate crisis by Erri De Luca.
Erri De Luca's essay is a lovesong to the young—"a bridge generation, one that casts itself above and beyond the current, not against it, in order to reach the edge of a new humanity"—as well as an intervention into the climate crisis. It is a clarion call that finds salvation, as he puts it, "in the hands of despair." Jim Hicks
Erri De Luca (born 1950 in Naples) is one of contemporary Italy's most acclaimed novelists, who came to writing after a lifetime of political protest and long years of exile. His works include the international best-seller God's Mountain (2003), which was awarded France's Prix Femina Etranger, and The Sea of Memory (1999). He is the recipient of the European Prize for Literature and numerous other rewards.
Edited and published by Alfredo Jaar.

Translated from the Italian by Jim Hicks.
 
published in January 2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
18 x 18 cm (softcover)
84 pages
 
12.00
 
ISBN : 978-1-7371410-0-6
EAN : 9781737141006
 
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