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Trieste 19 Dec. 1861 - Motta di Livenza 13 Sept. 1928 • Italian prose writer
|BOOKS BY ITALO SVEVO:|
A neurotic old man looks back over his life, exploring his motives and trying to make sense of things.
|ON ITALO SVEVO'S BOOKSHELF|
The Sorrows of Young Werther
Johann Wolfgang Goethe, 1774
The Interpretation of Dreams
Sigmund Freud, 1899
Leo N. Tolstoy, 1877
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
James Joyce, 1914-1915
The World as Will and Representation
Arthur Schopenhauer, 1819
Arne Garborg, 1891
Love and Intrigue
Friedrich Schiller, 1784
Spring Torrents ('Torrents of Spring')
Ivan Turgenev, 1871-2
|Emilio's Carnival, or 'Senilità'|
The amorous entanglement of Emilio, a failed writer already old at thirty-five, and Angiolina, a seductively beautiful but promiscuous young woman. (Originally translated under the title A Man Grows Older.)
|[Diario per la fidanzata]|
The gruelling tale of the frustrated existence of a bank clerk with a poetic soul.
|Further Confessions of Zeno|
|[L'assassinio di Via Belpoggio]|
1890 (onder pseudoniem Ettore Samigli)
A lecture given by Svevo in 1927 on the work of the Irish author.
|A Perfect Hoax|
Mario Samigli is in his seventies; he has all but given up his cherished aspirations as a writer and smiles at the world through his one remaining literary outlet - fables.
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