Giuseppe Antonelli

Giuseppe Antonelli was born in Arezzo in 1970 and he teaches Italian Linguistics at the University of Cassino. He has long worked. Since 2013, he presents "La lingua batte", «a kind of observatory on the state and the evolution of the Italian language in all its facets» on Radio 3. Since 2015 he also works for the tv programme "Il Kilimangiaro". Among his best-latest books: "Comunque anche Leopardi diceva le parolacce. L'italiano come non ve l'hanno mai raccontato" (Mondadori, 2014), the three volume work "Storia dell'italiano scritto" (Carocci, 2014, with Matteo Motolese and Lorenzo Tomasin), "Un italiano vero. La lingua in cui viviamo" (Rizzoli, 2016) and the essay "Volgare eloquenza. Come le parole hanno paralizzato la politica" (Laterza, 2017).

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