Italy, 1798 - 1837
writer and poet

Giacomo Leopardi

Giacomo Leopardi was a writer and poet. He grew up in a noble family and first started writing poetry in Latin. Themes in his work are loneliness, infinity and melancholy. His best-known works are his Zibaldone di pensieri (1817-1830) and Canti (1835).

Published in

Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 17

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