Giannuzzi was born in to a family of Italian immigrants in Argentina. He chose journalism as a career and his observational gifts are obvious, poems often focusing on individual objects or people. Why do we harbor such crap and ugliness? But what if we compelled it to be ejected, might we be left even more empty-handed? But the truce is indeed short-lived as the poem ends with a bomb blast, police arriving, all delivered in a tone suggestive of the commonplace. There are rare moments of tenderness.

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Giannuzzi, whose work is sadly neglected in the English-speaking world, and discover that illness — while by no means a limitation — is a recurring theme in his poems. This is something that is hard to do without falling prey to over-familiar tropes and accusations of self-pity. He approaches the topic as he approaches all his subject matter, with a lugubrious humour, with pathos, and with painful accuracy.

I am posting three of his poems to mark my departure for his homeland later today. Leave a Comment. Posted on September 8, by richardgwyn. Giannuzzi , quackery , Seville , Western medicine. You are commenting using your WordPress.

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Joaquín Giannuzzi

Giannuzzi 29 July — 26 January was an Argentine writer from Buenos Aires who focused on poetry and journalism. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Spanish. December Click [show] for important translation instructions. View a machine-translated version of the Spanish article. Machine translation like DeepL or Google Translate is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that the translation is accurate, rather than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia.


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