The first complete translation of Leopardi's Zibaldone published in UK

The first complete translation of Leopardi’s notebooks, under the auspices of the Leopardi Centre in Modern Languages at Birmingham, was published in the US on 9 July (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) and in the UK on 1 August 2013 (Penguin).

The publication of this exceptional translation has received great visibility nationally and internationally. The US publication was featured in Newsweek Brainy Beach Reads whilst The Guardian wrote about the most recent UK publication. It has also received large space in Italy in two of the major national newspapers: Corriere della Sera and Unità .

The Leopardi Centre at Birmingham is a part of Italian Studies, Department of Modern Languages further details are avaialable on the University website.