Teaser: The Leopard with Patrick Preziosi

Episode 15 May 07, 2024 00:05:15
Teaser: The Leopard with Patrick Preziosi
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Teaser: The Leopard with Patrick Preziosi

May 07 2024 | 00:05:15

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Show Notes

Writer Patrick Preziosi rejoins the show to talk about an Italian favorite: Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's The Leopard. In this clip, we talk about the Sicilian prince's strange path to publication and how his other short works illuminate this masterpiece. Listen to the full episode to hear our thoughts on Visconti's film adaptation, Lampedusa's prose, and what it's like to read the novel in Sicily.

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