Melinda Camber Porter in conversation with Eugenio Montale, the 1975 Nobel Laureate in Literature. Milan, Italy, 1976.
With a Foreward by Canio Pavone
Includes Eugenio Montale’s 1975 Nobel Prize Lecture in both English and Italian.
“Nowadays, it is becoming harder to distinguish between artistic and commercial life. The role of the artist has been reduced to his success or failure in commercial terms… these mass-produced voices are not those which will tell us whether we are heading for disaster and, if so, how to prevent it,” explains Eugenio Montale when speaking to Melinda Camber Porter.