Tag Archive for Giacomo Leopardi

The infinite translating

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Frederick Townsend Jonathan Galassi *** In the Italian page Gabriella Mongardi compares the translations with Leopardi’s original text

Roberto Malini: poetry as a song of freedom

Reading for the rights of Rom people (Genoa)

Roberto Malini was born in Milan on May 27th, 1959. Poet, artist, historian, screenplay writer and documentary maker, he is co-president of EveryOne Group, an international human rights organization. He wrote his first poems back in 1972 encouraged by his…

Leopardi, Homer and the Moon

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GABRIELLA MONGARDI’s essay on the Romantic poet Giacomo Leopardi, in whose work the moon is a recurring theme, inspired by Homer’s Iliad.