Online the virtual exhibition ‘Pinocchio in the World: Visual Translations’

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From 4 May 2022, the first virtual exhibition of Pinocchio translations will be available on www.newitalianbooks.it. Curated by Mario Casari, professor at Rome’s ‘La Sapienza’ University, the exhibition presents a wide selection of covers of the world’s most translated Italian book.

The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi is the most translated book in world literature. There are dozens and dozens of different translations of Pinocchio in English, French, German and Spanish, to name the most widespread European languages; but also over thirty in Chinese, over twenty in Russian, at least fifteen in Persian – to give but a few examples of less obvious languages.

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SOURCE: https://italiana.esteri.it

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