Photo of the view from the hill in Recanti, Italy.

Professor Michael Caesar and Dr Franco D'Intino will take part to a series of events in the US to promote the recent publication of Leopardi's Zibaldone in English.

They will attend these events:

  • 23-24 September: "Leopardi Today". An international conference to mark the publication of the English 'Zibaldone': Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut.
  • 25 September: "Giacomo Leopardi's Zibaldone". An event celebrating the first translation into English of Leopardi's Zibaldone:The Italian Academy, Columbia University, New York.
  • 26 September: "Antiquity after Modernity. Leopardi in English". An international seminar to present the English translation of Leopardi's Zibaldone: University of Pennsylvania.

The Zibaldone in English has already received several positive reviews from important newspaper in England and Italy:


  • Financial Times
  • London Evening Standard
  • The Guardian
  • The Independent
  • The Sunday Times (subscribers only)


  • Corriere della Sera
  • L'Unita'