Elio Pagliarani

Elio Pagliarani is one of Italy's most important poets since World War II, known best, perhaps, as a member of the neo-avant-garde Gruppo 63. Born in 1927 in Viserba, along the northeast Adriatic coastline of Italy, at the age of eighteen Pagliarani moved to Milan, one of the main theaters of Italy's postwar economic boom, whose rapid industrialization was fueled by the energies of imported Italian laborers torn from now obsolete routines and lifestyles organically linked to toiling the earth...See more