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The Englishwoman visits the Leopardi Library/Biblioteca Leopardi

Originally posted on Libraries and rare books in Le Marche:
This library has survived intact for over 200 years thanks to Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837), one of Italy’s best-loved poets. He spent the greater part of his childhood and youth reading…

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The Englishwoman experiences “Il sabato del villaggio”

I have chosen to use the title of a poem by Giacomo Leopardi, “Saturday in the Village” (Canto XXV) as a title for this post. The poet Giacomo Leopardi was born in Recanati  in 1798; here he spent his childhood … Continue reading

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