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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Stefano  Versace
Institution: University of Milan
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Homepage: http://sites.google.com/site/versastef/
State and/or Country: Italy   
Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
Selected Publications: 'How Germanic Forms can appear in Italian Metrical Poetry' in Dewey & Frog. 2009. 'Versatility in Versification. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Metrics.' Frankfurt A/M: Peter Lang, 167-183.
Courses Taught: Introduction to metrics
Dissertation Abstract: Due teorie generative della forma metrica e il verso di Eugenio Montale



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