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This book was born on the occasion of the Initiative of the National Committee established within WikiPoesia and directed by Renato Ongania (the past president of the Poetic Encyclopedia), to commemorate the figure of the great Italian writer and poet Grazia Deledda, the only Italian poet to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature on December 10, 1926 (awarded to her in 1927). Deledda’s writings show her potential force of expression; her style is simple and direct in describing vivid and clear images of the countryside, as well as the life, customs, and traditions of simple persons, the protagonists of her books. The publication of this book enjoys the cultural patronage of Wikipoesia. About the translator Irma Kurti is an Albanian poetess, writer, lyricist, journalist, and translator. She is a naturalized Italian. She has been writing since she was a child. Kurti has won numerous literary prizes and awards in Italy and Italian Switzerland. She was awarded the “Universum Donna” International Prize IX Edition 2013 for Literature and the lifetime nomination of “Ambassador of Peace” by the University of Peace of Italian Switzerland. Irma Kurti has published 25 books in Albanian, 17 in Italian and 7 in English. She is also the translator of 10 books of different authors and of all her books in Italian and English. She lives in Bergamo, Italy.

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  • Grazia Deledda, Translated into English by Irma Kurti
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