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Selected Bibliography of Works by Pier Giorgio Di Cicco


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We Are the Light Turning. Toronto: Missing Link Press, 1975.

We Are the Light Turning. (revised ed.) Birmingham, AB: Tunder City Press, 1976.

The Sad Facts. Fredericton: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1977.

The Circular Dark. Ottawa: Borealis Press, 1977.

Dancing in a House of Cards. Toronto: Three Trees Press, 1978.

Editor. Roman Candles: An Anthology of 17 Italo-Canadian Poets. Toronto: Hounslow Press, 1878.

A Burning Patience. Ottawa: Borealis Press, 1978.

Dolce-Amaro. Alabama: Papavero Press, 1979, (limited edition).

The Tough Romance. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1979. Reprinted in Montreal: Guernica Editions, 1990.

A Straw Hat for Everything. Birmingham, AB: Angelstone Press, 1981.

Flying Deeper Into the Century. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1982.

Dark to Light: Reasons for Humanness. Vancouver: Intermedia, 1983.

Women We Never See Again. Ottawa: Borealis Press, 1984.

Post-Sixties Nocturne. Fredericton: Goose Lane, 1985.

Virgin Science. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1986.

Les Amours difficiles. Trans. Frank Caucci. Montreal: Guernica Editions, 1990. (The Tough Romance in French)

Living in Paradise. Toronto: Mansfield Press, 2001.

The Honeymoon Wilderness. Toronto: Mansfield Press, 2002.

The Dark Time of Angels. Toronto: Mansfield Press, 2003.

Dead Men of the Fifties. Toronto: Mansfield Press, 2004.

The Visible World. Toronto: Mansfield Press, 2006.

Municipal Mind: Manifestos for the Creative City. Toronto: Mansfield Press, 2007.

Poetry included in Anthologies

Purdy, Al. Ed. Storm Warning II. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1976.

Wayman, Tom. Ed. Going for Coffee. Vancouver: Harbour Publishing, 1981.

Atwood, Margaret. Ed. The Oxford Book of Canadian Verse. Toronto: Oxford U.P. 1982.

Lee, Dennis. Ed. Major Young Canadian Poets, Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1984.

Di Giovanni, Caroline M. Ed. Italian-Canadian Voices. Oakville: Mosaic Press, 1984.

Norris, Ken. Ed. Twenty Canadian Poets of the Eighties. Toronto: Anansi Press, 1984.

Lee, Dennis. Ed. The New Canadian Poets. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. 1986.

Alfonsi, Ferdinando. Ed. Poeti Italo-Americani. Catanzaro: Antonio Carello, 1985.

Colombo, John Robert. Ed. The Poets of Canada. Edmonton: Hurtig Press, 1986.

Loriggio, Francesco. Ed. L’Altra storia: Antologia della letteratura Italo-Canadese. Vibo Valentia: Monteleone, 1998.

Pivato, Joseph. Ed. The Anthology of Italian-Canadian Writing. Toronto: Guernica Editions, 1998.

Articles, Interviews and Essays

Lorenzini, Amleto. "Intervista a Pier Giorgio Di Cicco," Argomenti Canadesi. Rome, 1978.

De Iuliis, Celestino. "Interview with Pier Giorgio Di Cicco," Quaderni Canadesi. 3 (1978).

Interview, Corriere Canadese, Toronto, July 5, 1979.

Loriggio, Francesco. Review of Roman Candles. Quaderni d’italianistica. I, 2 (1980).

Di Cicco, "Ethnicity and Identity," Panel with Maria Campbell, Andrew Suknaski and Rudy Wiebe, in Identifications: Ethnicity and the Writer in Canada. ed. Jars Balan. Edmonton: University of Alberta, 1982.

Pivato, Joseph. "The Arrival of Italian-Canadian Writing," Canadian Ethnic Studies. XIV, 1 (1982).

Pivato, Joseph. "The Return Journey in Italian-Canadian Literature," Canadian Literature 106 (Fall, 1985).

Amprimoz, Alexandre & Sante A. Viselli. "Death Between Two Cultures: Italian-Canadian Poetry," in Contrasts: Comparative Essays on Italian-Canadian Writing. Ed. Joseph Pivato. Montreal: Guernica Editions, 1985.

Pivato, Joseph. "Documenting Italian-Canadian Writing," Italian Canadiana. I, 1 (1985).

Padolsky, Enoch. "The Place of Italian-Canadian Writing," Journal of Canadian Studies. 21, 4 (Winter, 1986-87).

Billings, Robert. "Interview with Pier Giorgio Di Cicco," Poetry Canada Review. 18, 1 (Fall, 1986).

Iannucci, Susan. "Contemporary Italo-Canadian Literature," in Arrangiarsi: The Italian Immigrantion Experience in Canada. eds. R. Perin & F. Sturino. Montreal: Guernica Editions, 1989.

Boelhower, William. "Italo-Canadian Poetry and Ethnic Semiosis in the Postmodern Context," in Arrangiarsi, op. cit.

Di Cicco, Pier Giorgio. "Perspectives," and "Notes Towards a Poetic Manifesto," in Writers in Transition: The Proceedings of the First National Conference of Italian-Canadian Writers. Eds. C. Nino Minni & Anna Foschi Ciampolini. Montreal: Guernica Editions, 1990.

Pivato, Joseph. "Italian-Canadian Writing: A Polysystem," in Literatures of Lesser Diffusion. eds. J. Pivato, Steven Totosy & M. Dimic. Edmonton: University of Alberta, 1990.

Pivato, Joseph. "Oral Roots of Italian-Canadian Writing," in Echo: Essays on Other Literatures. J. Pivato. Toronto: Guernica Editions, 1994.

Blodgett, E.D. "Towards an Ethnic Style," Canadian Review of Comparative Literature. 22, 3-4 (1995).

Loriggio, Francesco, Ed. The Last Effort of Dreams: Essays on the Poetry of Pier Giorgio Di Cicco. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2007.

Updated February 13 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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