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Lampedusa,

island, 8 sq mi (20.7 sq km), S Sicily, Italy, in the Mediterranean Sea between Malta and Tunisia, the largest of the Pelagie Islands and Italy's southernmost territory. Il Porto is the only town of the island. Sponge and sardine fishing are the main occupations; tourism is also important. Lampedusa was settled in the 18th cent. In World War II, it was bombed by the Allies. There is a penal colony on the island, and illegal immigrants from Africa often land on its shores.

Lampedusa

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Giuseppe Tomasi di. 1896--1957, Italian novelist: author of the historical novel The Leopard (1958)

Lampedusa

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an island in the Mediterranean, between Malta and Tunisia. Area: about 21 sq. km (8 sq. miles)
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Coeve le due prime biografie, entrambi uscite nel 1987: Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa di Andrea Vitello, medico a Palma di Montechiaro, e Lettere a Licy.
I letterati rappresentati sono i seguenti (tra parentesi appare il lavoro da cui sono tratti i brani): Natalia Ginzburg (Casa al mare), Guido Piovene (Viaggio in Italia), Umberto Saba (Trieste e una donna), Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (Il gattopardo), Giuseppe Marotta (L' oro di Napoli), Ignazio Silone (Fontamara), Giorgio Caproni (Congedo del viaggiatore cerimonioso & altre prosopopee), Luigi Pirandello (Il fu Mattia Pascal), Giorgio Bassani (L'airone), Carlo Emilio Gadda (La cognizione del dolore), e Dino Campana (Canti orfici).
Iran's privatization drive is a prime illustration of what Italian author Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa said in The Leopard: "Everything needs to change so everything can stay the same.