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A Boy Asleep Under the Sun

A Boy Asleep Under the Sun

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Peter Valente’s first encounter with Sandro Penna’s poetry was while translating Pier Paolo Pasolini. At the time Valente was reading a biography on Pasolini and learned of his close friendship with Penna. Pasolini insisted that among serious readers of poetry Penna could not be ignored. Born in Perugia on June 12, 1906, Sandro Penna lived most of his life in Rome (he died there on January 21, 1977), except for a brief period in Milan where he worked as a library clerk. When Pasolini arrived in Rome in 1950 he sought out Penna to “show him around.” He knew that Penna was in love with the same ragazzi who prowled the outskirts of Rome.

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Keywords

  • gay poetry
  • Homosexuality
  • Italian poetry
  • Literature & literary studies
  • Love
  • Poetry
  • Poetry by individual poets
  • Sandro Penna
  • thema EDItEUR::D Biography, Literature and Literary studies::DC Poetry::DCF Poetry by individual poets

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DOI: 10.21983/P3.0080.1.00

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