Moral Fables by Giacomo LeopardiMoral Fables by Giacomo Leopardi

Moral Fables

byGiacomo LeopardiTranslated byJ.G. Nichols

Paperback | November 7, 2017

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Alongside his monumental Zibaldone (Notebooks) and the poems collected in Canti, which make him one of Italy's greatest and best-loved poets, Giacomo Leopardi penned a number of fictional pieces, mostly in the form of gently humorous dialogues, in which he dealt with philosophical ideas and many of the metaphysical questions that preoccupied his restless spirit.

First published in 1827 and here presented in a new translation by J.G. Nichols along with Thoughts, Leopardi's own selected pearls of wisdom and gems of social observation, Moral Fables will enchant both those who are familiar with and those who are new to the works of Italy's last great polymath.

Born in Recanati in the Marche region, Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837) became one of Italy's most important poets and thinkers. He was notable in his writings for his avid thirst for knowledge and his stylistic meticulousness.
Title:Moral FablesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:288 pages, 7.9 × 5.07 × 0.81 inShipping dimensions:7.9 × 5.07 × 0.81 inPublished:November 7, 2017Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:184749580X

ISBN - 13:9781847495808