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 (kwä′zē-mō′dō), Salvatore 1901-1968.
Italian poet whose early nostalgic works contrast with his later socially concerned poetry. He won the 1959 Nobel Prize for literature.

Quasimodo

(ˌkwɔːzɪˈməʊdəʊ)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) another name for Low Sunday
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a character in Victor Hugo's novel Notre-Dame de Paris (1831), a grotesque hunch-backed bellringer of the cathedral of Notre Dame
3. (Biography) Salvatore (salvaˈtoːre). 1901–68, Italian poet, whose early work expresses symbolist ideas and techniques. His later work is more concerned with political and social issues: Nobel prize for literature 1959
[(sense 1) from the opening words of the Latin introit for that day, quasimodo geniti infantes as new-born babies]

Qua•si•mo•do

(ˌkwɑ səˈmoʊ doʊ, -zəˈmoʊ-)

n.
Salvatore, 1901–68, Italian poet: Nobel prize 1959.
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Abstract: Il contributo assume quale punto di partenza la prospettiva mediterranea di Salvatore Quasimodo, che fa della Sicilia e della Grecia gli spazi privilegiati della sua poesia.
Lewis, Salvatore Quasimodo, Jean Cocteau, Laura Riding, Albert Camus, and George Seferis.
From the Branches' title and song derive from a poem by Salvatore Quasimodo, who wrote elsewhere, as if to describe this enveloping darkness and solitude, "Everyone stands alone at the heart of the world / pierced by a ray of sunlight, / and suddenly it is evening."
Della lunga fedelta di Salvatore Quasimodo alla Sicilia--tra ricordi d'infanzia e riflessioni storiche--Giannone addita non soltanto la indiscussa riuscita in termini letterari bensi la portata fortemente innovativa, rispetto a un panorama poetico che, a meta Novecento, fa avvertire diffusamente la necessita di un cambiamento d'aria.
"Man of my time You are still that one of slingshot and stone" Salvatore Quasimodo
Tempo e Tempi, including "Tempo e tempi," "Ed e subito sera," "Oboe sommerso," "Una colomba," "Godimento," "I' Arno a Rovezzano," (.`Uno (from `Proverbi')," and "Segreto del poeta." Texts by Eugenio Mon tale, Salvatore Quasimodo, and Giuseppe Ungaretti.
Je m'arrete devant une photo du poete recevant, avec un sourire quasiment seraphin, des mains d'un autre grand poete, Salvatore Quasimodo, dans la splendide cite sicilienne de Taormina, sur une terrasse sous forme d'un papillon, le prix Etnia-Taormina de poesie, un prix en ce temps-la tres prestigieux qui etait aussi decerne a des poetes comme Dylan Thomas et Anna Achmatova, et qu'il serait tres bien de revivifier.
The constant stream of Italian genius has continued through Tasso, Ariosto and Leopardi right up to Nobel Prize-winning poets Salvatore Quasimodo and Eugenio Montale, who graces the opening of this selection.
Tra Annie Vivanti e Liala c'e Maria Volpi detta Mura" by Anna Folli (415-32); "Stefano Pirandello giornalista" by Sarah Zappulla Muscara (433-44); "Montale: la metafora nelle Occasioni"" by Ruggiero Stefanelli (445-60); "La memoria e il suo doppio: Gianna Manzini, pistoiese europea" by Maura Del Serra (461-70); "Le Lettere d'amore di Salvatore Quasimodo tra diario intimo e poesia" by Teresa Ferri (471-86); "Carlo Levi e la trascrizione di alcune poesie di Umberto Saba" by Silvana Ghiazza (487-503).