Peasants Wake for Fellini's Casanova by Andrea Zanzotto

John P. Welle

YearTitlePublisherPrize AmountJudges
1997Peasants Wake for Fellini's Casanova and Other Poems by Andrea ZanzottoUniversity of Illinois Press$10,000Alfredo de Palchi
    Jonathan Galassi
    Paolo Valesio

 

Poet and translator John P. Welle, who earned his MFA and PhD at the University of Indiana, has received grants and fellowships from the Fulbright Commission and the National Endowment for the Humanities. In 2000, Welle and Ruth Feldman received the Raiziss/de Palchi Book Prize for their translation of Andrea Zanzotto's work Peasant's Wake for Fellini's Casanova and Other Poems (University of Illinois Press, 1997).

He is also the author of The Poetry of Andrea Zanzotto and the editor of Italian Film and Literature: Annali d'Italianistica (1988).

He lives in Indiana and is Associate Professor of Italian at the University of Notre Dame where he teaches modern Italian literature, film history, and translation studies.