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Leopardi

Count Giacomo . 1798--1837, Italian poet and philosopher, noted esp for his lyrics, collected in I Canti (1831)
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Giacomo Leopardi (1798--1837) requires introduction, and translation.
The young lover's reading of the sublime Dante and sad Leopardi is no help with everyday modern conversation, but he reads to his Dido his "eerste lompe gedigte" ("first ungainly poems") at which she giggles, for her own lack of understanding and at "harde Germaanse klanke" ("hard Germanic sounds").
The collection is part of the family,' Contessa Lidia Berlingieri Leopardi insists, quipping only half ironically, 'almost better than the children.
Connected to the primacy of the natural over the human, the second pillar of Timpanaro's materialism is represented by the importance that he attributes to Giacomo Leopardi and what he calls pessimistic materialism.
In the mid-1820s Giacomo Leopardi began work on an extraordinary series of essays and imaginary prose conversations, printed in 1827 as the Operette morali, including the Dialogo di Torquato Tasso e del suo Genio familiare [Dialogue between Tasso and his familiar spirit], in which the imprisoned poet is visited by and converses freely with the friendly spirit already familiar from Manso's biography and Wade's English poem.
Each has been most prominently influenced by writers from a language other than Italian: Giacomo Leopardi by the Greek and Latin poets of antiquity; Alda Merini by Rilke, among others; Valerio Magrelli by the French symbolists.
If the glory of ancient Rome and Renaissance Italy had faded for Leopardi by the early nineteenth century, for many the Risorgimento (1815-70) that led to her unification, after Leopardi's death, marked Italy's glorious return.
The book traveled to Brazil after the owner of the Leopardi Editora LTDA publishing house in Sao Paolo, a Bulgarian living in Brazil likewise called Maxim Behar, came across the curious book published online, decided to get in touch with the author, his namesake, and offered him to publish it in the faraway country, which recently elected a president of Bulgarian descent.
The writer Louis Latourette recalled, "In the course of a long evening walk on the terrace of the Sacre-Coeur, he recited numerous passages from Leopardi, De Carducci and above all the Laudi of D'Annunzio, about which he was passionate.
In chapter 2 (Leopardi per amico), Giussani introduces his literary affinity for Giacomo Leopardi, the so-called "father of Italian existentialism.
Carere A, Andreoli C, Galati R, Leopardi P, Marcon F, Rosati MV, et al.
He considers many texts, but looks in particular at those by Blaga, Melville, and Leopardi.