To The Moon


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Giacomo Leopardi is a great name in Italy among philosophers and poets, but is quite unknown in this country, and Mr. Townsend has the honor of introducing him, in the most captivating way, to his countrymen. In Germany and France he has excited attention. Translations have been made of his works; essays have been written on his ideas. But in England his name is all but unheard of. Six or seven years ago Mr. Charles Edwards published a translation of the essays and dialogues, but no version of the poems has appeared, so far as I know. Leopardi was substantially a poet,—that is to say, he had imagination, sentiment, passion, an intense love of beauty, a powerful impulse towards things ideal. (O. B. Frothingham, from the Preface of The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi) (0 hr 20 min)

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To The Moon - Read by ALP 1:23 Read by Algy Pug
To The Moon - Read by BK 1:31 Read by Bruce Kachuk
To The Moon - Read by DL 1:17 Read by David Lawrence
To The Moon - Read by DW 1:20 Read by Don Will
To The Moon - Read by ED 1:25 Read by Eva Davis
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To The Moon - Read by GB 1:29 Read by Garth Burton
To The Moon - Read by GG 1:35 Read by Greg Giordano
To The Moon - Read by JH 1:30 Read by Jude
To The Moon - Read by LLW 1:32 Read by Leonard Wilson
To The Moon - Read by NR 1:27 Read by Nemo
To The Moon - Read by PS 1:09 Read by Phil Schempf
To The Moon - Read by TP 1:24 Read by Tomas Peter
To The Moon - Read by VB 1:27 Read by tovarisch

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