Amelia Rosselli

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Amelia Rosselli
9013 - Roma - Cimitero acattolico - Tomba Amelia Rosselli (1930-1996) - Foto Giovanni Dall'Orto, 31-March-2008.jpg
Gravestone, in Rome.
Born(1930-03-28)March 28, 1930
Paris, France
DiedFebruary 11, 1996(1996-02-11) (aged 65)
Rome, Italy
Occupation Poet
Language Italian
Genre poetry

Amelia Rosselli (March 28, 1930 in Paris February 11, 1996 in Rome) was an Italian poet. She was the daughter of Marion Catherine Cave, an English political activist, and Carlo Rosselli, who was a hero of the Italian anti-Fascist Resistance—founder, with his brother Nello, of the liberal socialist movement "Justice and Liberty."

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He and his brother were assassinated by La Cagoule, secret services of the Fascist regime, while the extended family was living in exile in France in 1937. The family then moved between England and the United States, where Rosselli was educated. She continued to speak Italian with her grandmother, Amelia Pincherle Rosselli , a Venetian Jewish feminist, playwright, and translator from a family prominent in the Italian Risorgimento, the movement for independence. Rosselli returned to Italy in 1949, eventually settling in Rome.

La Cagoule, officially called Comité secret d'action révolutionnaire, was a French fascist-leaning and anti-communist terrorist group that used violence to promote its activities from 1935 to 1941.

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She spent her life studying composition, music, and ethnomusicology and taking part in the cultural life of postwar Italy as a poet and literary translator. Her extraordinary, highly experimental literary output includes verse and prose in English and French as well as Italian. She committed suicide in 1996 by jumping from her fifth floor apartment near Rome's Piazza Navona. [1]

Rosselli has been translated into English by Lucia Re, Jennifer Scappettone, Gian Maria Annovi, Diana Thow, Deborah Woodard, Paul Vangelisti, and Cristina Viti.

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