Title
Gedachten / Giacomo Leopardi ; vertaald en van een nawoord voorzien door Frans Van Dooren
Author
Giacomo Leopardi
Translator
Frans Van Dooren
Language
Dutch
Original language
Italian
Original title
Pensieri
Publisher
Amsterdam: De Arbeiderspers, 1995 | Other editions
150 p.
ISBN
90-295-2869-9

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About Giacomo Leopardi

Count Giacomo Taldegardo Francesco di Sales Saverio Pietro Leopardi (US: , Italian: [ˈdʒaːkomo leoˈpardi]; 29 June 1798 – 14 June 1837) was an Italian philosopher, poet, essayist, and philologist. He is considered the greatest Italian poet of the nineteenth century and one of the most important figures in the literature of the world, as well as one of the principals of literary romanticism; his constant reflection on existence and on the human condition—of sensuous and materialist inspiration—has also earned him a reputation as a deep philosopher. He is widely seen as one of the most radical and challenging thinkers of the 19th century but routinely compared by Italian critics to his older contemporary Alessandro Manzoni despite expressing "diametrically opposite positions." Although he lived in a secluded town in the conse…Read more on Wikipedia

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