Who is Italo Calvino?

  • (noun): Italian writer of novels and short stories (born in Cuba) (1923-1987).
    Synonyms: Calvino

Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino (; 15 October 1923 – 19 September 1985) was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels. His best known works include the Our Ancestors trilogy (1952–1959), the Cosmicomics collection of short stories (1965), and the novels Invisible Cities (1972) and If on a winter's night a traveler (1979).

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Martin Mc Laughlin - Published Works
... Language and Literature Monographs (London Clarendon Press, 1995) Italo Calvino, Writers of Italy (Edinburgh University Press, 1998) Translator, Italo Calvino, The Path to the Spider's Nest (London ... Legenda, 2007) Editor, with Birgitte Grundtvig and Lene Waage Petersen, 'Image, Eye and Art' in Calvino Writing Visibility (Oxford Legenda, 2007) Editor ...
Anthony Julian Tamburri - Biography
... of the Italian/American Writer (SUNY P, 1998) A Semiotic of Re-reading Italo Calvino’s “Snow Job” (Chancery P, 1999) Italian/American Short Films Videos A Semiotic Reading (Purdue UP, 2002 ...
Tim Parks - Bibliography - Translations of Italian Works
... The translation won the Italo Calvino Prize ... Italo Calvino, The Road to San Giovanni, Pantheon Books, 1993 ... Italo Calvino, Numbers in the Dark, Pantheon Books, 1995 ...

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    Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents.
    Italo Calvino (1923–1985)

    The ideal place for me is the one in which it is most natural to live as a foreigner.
    —Italo Calvino (1923–1985)