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Title:
Zibaldone
Author:
Leopardi, Giacomo, 1798-1837., author.
Uniform Title:
Zibaldone. English
Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.

©2013
Physical Description:
lxxxvi, 2502 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
"Giacomo Leopardi was the greatest Italian poet of the nineteenth century and was recognized by readers from Nietzsche to Beckett as one of the towering literary figures in Italian history. To many, he is the finest Italian poet after Dante. He was also a prodigious scholar of classical literature and philosophy, and a voracious reader in numerous ancient and modern languages. For most of his writing career, he kept an immense notebook, known as the Zibaldone, in which Leopardi put down his original, wide-ranging, radically modern responses to his reading" --
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780374534646
Format :
Book