The War of the Mice and the Crabs

By Giacomo Leopardi, Edited by Ernesto G. Caserta

The War of the Mice and the Crabs

112 pp., 6 x 9, notes, bibl

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-9164-3
    Published: January 1976

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This volume presents an English prose translation of Giacomo Leopardi’s Paralipomeni della Batracomiomachia, complete with an introduction and annotations, all by Ernesto G. Caserta. Written near the end of Leopardi’s life, and published posthumously, this work is a satirical poem consisting of eight stanzas with eight lines each.