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Giulio Carcano (1812–1884)

Carcano, Giulio (kär-kä’nō). An Italian poet (1812–84); born in Milan. He wrote a narrative poem, ‘Ida Della Torre,’ while a student at Pavia (1834). His next work, ‘Angiola Maria’ (1839) had extraordinary success; it is a deeply sympathetic story of Italian family life. In the same vein is the volume ‘Simple Narratives’ (1843). He wrote also ‘Damiano, the Story of a Poor Family’ (1851), and ‘Twelve Tales’ (1856). He published translations of several of Shakespeare’s plays. His latest volume of poetry was ‘Various Poems’ (1875). Among his later novels are ‘Gabrio and Camilla, a Milanese Story’ (1874); and ‘Carlo Barbiano’ (1882).