Council for Ligurian Linguistic Heritage

Ligurian Council

Ligurian literature

Zimme de braxa: a Ligurian literature series

Zimme de braxa (“sparks of embers”) is a book series born in collaboration with the publisher Zona under the auspices of the Conseggio pe-o patrimònio linguistico ligure. It aims to offer an overview of the vast spectrum of Ligurian literature from medieval times to the present day, spanning a variety of textual genres, themes and linguistic areas.

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Anthology of Ligurian literature

The Council has compiled an anthology of Ligurian literature edited by Alessandro Guasoni. Readers will get a glimpse of the gradual evolution of Genoese and Ligurian literature over the centuries, both in terms of language and themes.

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Recommended readings

In this section we have selected a series of readings and other contemporary materials in Genoese and other Ligurian varieties: newspapers, magazines, collections of prose, verse, literary history and more.

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