Variations on Nothing Summary
Giuseppe Ungaretti

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Variations on Nothing Summary

Giuseppe Ungaretti's poem "Variations on Nothing" first appeared in his 1950 collection La terra promessa (The Promised Land), published in Italy. Some early critics felt the collection marked a different style from Ungaretti's typical truncated images and brief lines, yet today the collection is heralded as one of his best works. Even if the poems in this collection take up a little more space on the page than Ungaretti's early poems, they are undeniably...

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