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Published by U. N. C. Dept. of Romance Languages in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

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StatementGiacomo Leopardi ; translated, introduced, and annotated by Ernesto G. Caserta.
SeriesNorth Carolina studies in the Romance languages and literatures : Texts, textual studies, and translations ;, 4, North Carolina studies in the Romance languages and literatures ;, no. 4.
ContributionsCaserta, Ernesto G., tr.
LC ClassificationsPQ4709.E5 P4 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. ;
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5059399M
ISBN 100884384047
LC Control Number74023182

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