Watson's "Tom Raworth, Gridlock Fragmentist
: A Poet Turns to
Victorinus seems to have combined the account of Irenaeus and of one of these other authors (either Papias, Clement, or the fragmentist
, or perhaps someone else).
4 It should be further added that while Bestie can be (and has been) read as a "fragmentist
" work of Vocian inspiration, it nevertheless marks a decisive departure from that genre, as Debenedetti argues in Il romanzo del Novecento 61-63.
This anthology of modern Italian poetry contains both the English translation and original text, with the 38 entries representing symbolists, free-verse satirists, hermetic poets, new lyricists, feminists, fragmentists
, avant-gardists and neo-realists.