Di Piero, W(illiam) S(imone)

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DI PIERO, W(illiam) S(imone)

DI PIERO, W(illiam) S(imone). American, b. 1945. Genres: Poetry, Art/Art history, Essays, Translations. Career: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, professor of English, 1982-. Publications: (trans.) Giacomo Leopardi, Pensieri, 1981; (trans.) This Strange Joy: The Collected Poems of Sandro Penna, 1982; Solstice, 1982; The First Hour (poems), 1982; (trans.) The Ellipse: Selected Poems of Leonardo Sinisgalli, 1983; The Only Dangerous Thing (poems), Elpenor Books, 1984; Early Light (poems), 1985; Memory and Enthusiasm: Essays, 1975-1985, 1989; The Dog Star (poems), 1990; Out of Eden: Essays on Modern Art, 1991; The Restorers (poems), 1992; Shadows Burning (poems), 1995; Shooting the Works: On Poetry and Pictures (essays), 1996; (trans.) Ion, by Euripides, 1996; Skirts and Slacks (poems), 2001. Contributor of poems and essays to periodicals. Address: 225 Downey St Apt 5, San Francisco, CA 94117-4456, U.S.A.