photo credits: CC-PD-Mark
country of citizenship:
Republic of Venice
language of expression: Italian
occupation: writer, poet, children's writer, politician
Giambattista Basile (February 1566 – February 1632) was an Italian poet, courtier, and fairy tale collector. His collections include the oldest recorded forms of many well-known (and more obscure) European fairy tales.
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Italian fairy tale collection by Giambattista Basilewd:Q1473417