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Savinio, Alberto 1891-1952

Overview
Works: 403 works in 1,279 publications in 5 languages and 9,000 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Reviews 
Roles: Illustrator, Editor, Artist, Composer, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PQ4809.H45, 853.912
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Tragedia dell'infanzia by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
33 editions published between 1937 and 2001 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Signor Dido by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Painter, musician, journalist, essayist, playwright, and composer, Alberto Savinio was one of the most gifted and singular Italian writers of the twentieth century. Italian critics rank him alongside Pirandello, Calvino and Sciascia, but he is hardly known to American readers. He was the younger brother of Giorgio De Chirico, and Andre Breton said that the whole Modernist enterprise might be found in the work of these two brothers. Savinio composed five operas and more than forty books. A friend of Apollinaire, figures on the scene during Savinio's artistic and literary career included Picasso, Cocteau, Max Jacob and Fernand Leger. As the translator says, "his writing, like his painting, moves easily from the everyday to the fantastic. Attempts to define it as 'surrealist' are too limiting. It is free in spirit, profoundly intelligent, and beautifully controlled in style." The stories collected in Signor Dido are his last works, one story being sent to its publisher only four days before the author's death. And while this final collection was completed in 1952, it was not published in Italian until 1978. "Composed with an extreme economy of means, they are the summing up of a rich and complex life.... The stories contain haunting premonitions and at times piercing solitude, but they are all graced with Savinio's high comic sense, his fine self-humor, and that stylistic irony which, as he once said, is both a mask for modesty and subtle way of insinuating oneself into the secret of things.'" --
Casa "la Vita" : e altri racconti by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
31 editions published between 1943 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The departure of the argonaut by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
16 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Infanzia di Nivasio Dolcemare by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
30 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in Italian and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hermaphrodito by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
25 editions published between 1918 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die andere Moderne - de Chirico, Savinio : Katalog ( Book )
14 editions published in 2001 in German and English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ascolto il tuo cuore città by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
34 editions published between 1944 and 2001 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Operatic lives by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Narrate, uomini, la vostra storia by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
38 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Childhood of Nivasio Dolcemare by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opere : scritti dispersi tra guerra e dopoguerra (1943-1952) by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
6 editions published in 1989 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Torre di guardia by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
13 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Souvenirs by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
21 editions published between 1945 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isadora Duncan by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
13 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Capitano Ulisse by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
16 editions published between 1934 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Achille innamorato : gradus ad Parnassum by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
11 editions published between 1938 and 1993 in Italian and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nuova enciclopedia by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
18 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Palchetti romani by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hermaphrodito : e altri romanzi by Alberto Savinio ( Book )
7 editions published in 1995 in Italian and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Alberto Savinio
Andrea de Chirico
Chirico, Alberto de 1891-1952
Chirico, Andrea Alberto de.
Chirico, Andréa de
Chirico, Andrea de 1891-1952
De Chirico, Alberto 1891-1952
de Chirico, Andrea
De Chirico, Andrea 1891-1952
De Chirico, Andrea Alberto.
DeChirico, Andrea 1891-1952
Sabinio , Almperto
サヴィニオ, アルベルト
デ・キリコ, アンドレア
Languages
Italian (331)
English (46)
German (17)
French (15)
Spanish (3)
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