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Calvino, Italo

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Invisible cities by Italo Calvino( Book )
204 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 3,112 libraries worldwide
In Kublai Khan's garden, at sunset, the young Marco Polo diverts the aged emperor from his obsession with the impending end of his empire with tales of countless cities past, present, and future
Cosmicomics by Italo Calvino( Book )
141 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,732 libraries worldwide
Enchanting stories about the evolution of the universe, with characters that are fashioned from mathematical formulae and cellular structures. "Naturally, we were all there, - old Qfwfq said, - where else could we have been? Nobody knew then that there could be space. Or time either: what use did we have for time, packed in there like sardines?"--Publisher description
Italian folktales by Italo Calvino( Book )
89 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,391 libraries worldwide
Translation of: Fiabe italiane. An anthology of 200 Italian folktales
If on a winter's night a traveler by Italo Calvino( Book )
127 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,369 libraries worldwide
Calvino shows that the novel, far from being a dead form, is capable of endless mutations. If on a winter's night a traveler turns out to be not one novel but ten, each with a different plot, style, ambience, and author
Mr. Palomar by Italo Calvino( Book )
98 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 2,207 libraries worldwide
Relates the inner dialogs, reflections, and musings of Mr. Palomar
The path to the nest of spiders by Italo Calvino( Book )
198 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,528 libraries worldwide
Premier récit d'Italo Calvino (1947): "Calvino avant Calvino" est, à vingt-trois ans, plus qu'un débutant doué. Description, pour l'essentiel, de l'action des maquis italiens à la fin de l'occupation allemande. Principal personnage: un gamin de dix ans plein de gouaille et qui n'a pas froid aux yeux. A la suite d'un larcin, ce garçon sera happé dans l'engrenage de la guerre qu'il vivra comme un grand jeu
Six memos for the next millennium by Italo Calvino( Book )
27 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,372 libraries worldwide
Collects five of six lectures Italo Calvino was about to deliver at the time of his death in 1985
Difficult loves by Italo Calvino( Book )
31 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,163 libraries worldwide
In a collection of stories written during the 1940s and 1950s, the author captures moments of revelation in the lives of ordinary people, instants blending recognition and alarm as deceptions and illusions are laid bare
Why read the classics? by Italo Calvino( Book )
43 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
Italo Calvino was not only a prolific master of fiction, he was also an uncanny reader of literature, a keen critic of astonishing range. This is the most comprehensive collection of Calvino's literary criticism available in English, accounting for the enduring importance to our lives of crucial writers of the Western canon. Here--spanning more than two millennia, from antiquity to postmodernism--are thirty-six immediately relevant, elegantly written, accessible ruminations on the writers, poets, and scientists who meant most to Calvino at different stages of his life. At a time when the Western canon and the very notion of "literary greatness" have come under increasing disparagement by the vanguard of so-called multiculturalism, Calvino gives us an inspiring corrective.--From publisher description
Marcovaldo, or, The seasons in the city by Italo Calvino( Book )
135 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,019 libraries worldwide
An unskilled worker in a drab northern Italian industrial city of the 1950s and 1960s, Marcovaldo has a practiced eye for spotting natural beauty and an unquenchable longing to come a little closer to the unspoiled world of his imagining. Much to the puzzlement of his wife, his children, his boss, and his neighbors, he chases his dreams, gives rein to his fantasies, tries-with more ingenuousness than skill-to lessen his burden and that of those around him. The results are never the anticipated ones
Il visconte dimezzato by Italo Calvino( Book )
222 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 983 libraries worldwide
Nadat tijdens een oorlog een burggraaf door een kogel in tweeën is gesplitst, gaan diens helften naar elkaar op zoek
The uses of literature : essays by Italo Calvino( Book )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 942 libraries worldwide
In these widely praised essays, Calvino reflects on literature as process, the great narrative game in the course of which writer and reader are challenged to understand the world. Calvino himself made the selection of pieces to be included in this volume. Translated by Patrick Creagh
The baron in the trees by Italo Calvino( Book )
157 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 898 libraries worldwide
Cosimo, a eighteenth-century Italian nobleman, rebels against his family by climbing into the trees and staying there for the rest of his life
Numbers in the dark : and other stories by Italo Calvino( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 860 libraries worldwide
Several dozen stories by the late Italian writer. In Nothing and Not Much, a creature which witnessed the birth of the world describes the event, Henry Ford is an analysis of a captain of capitalism, and in Beheading the Heads, politicians are regularly executed to keep them on their toes
The nonexistent knight & the cloven viscount by Italo Calvino( Book )
73 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 851 libraries worldwide
A parody of medieval knighthood told by a nun. Executed with brilliance and brio"(Chicago Tribune). Translated by Archibald Colquhoun. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
Under the jaguar sun by Italo Calvino( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 809 libraries worldwide
Three tales, each dominated by one of three senses, present a married couple touring Mexico, a tyrant made prisoner of contradictory messages, and a fashionable Parisian and a drugged rock musician impassioned by scents
Adam, one afternoon and other stories by Italo Calvino( Book )
85 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 785 libraries worldwide
Nueva edición revisada. Estas breves historias, algunas violentas, otras amargas, otras misteriosas y muchas grotescas, evocan, directa o indirectamente, la experiencia bélica aún cercana para Italo Calvino; pero la ternura que imprime a sus personajes más crueles, risibles o patéticos, la magia que se cuela siempre por las narraciones más impregnadas de un realismo casi costumbrista y la transparencia de la escritura nos revelan a un autor ;ya en sus comienzos; de una deslumbrante y sorprendente madurez literaria
The road to San Giovanni by Italo Calvino( Book )
27 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 779 libraries worldwide
Assembled and published posthumously, The Road to San Giovanni offers Calvino's reflections on his own life and work. These five elegant "memory exercises" provide a varied and revealing portrait of a writer who was deeply wary of autobiography: from the title essay's moving evocation of the author's relationship with his father ' couched in a lyrical sketch of Calvino's childhood home ' to a charming account of teenage years spent in the glow of the cinema screen, to Calvino's declaration of purpose as a writer in the final essay's visionary fragments. Heartfelt, affecting, and wise, The Road to San Giovanni will appeal to Calvino's existing fans and win new ones
Il cavaliere inesistente by Italo Calvino( Book )
136 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 754 libraries worldwide
Calvino's story is illustrated with the armour from the collection of Ferdinand of Hapsburg at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. Beaufort-Spontin's essays on the collection and on medieval tournaments are included, translated into Italian from the original German
Ti con zero by Italo Calvino( Book )
94 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 728 libraries worldwide
In the world of Time and the hunter each second is an age, every cell a universe. Though a series of ingenious stories and fables, Italo Calvino illustrates the baffling paradoxes of space and time
 
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Alternative Names
Calvino, .. 1923-1985
Calvino, I.
Calvino, Italo
Calvino, Italo 1923-1985
Calvino Mameli, Italo Giovanni 1923-1985
Cavilla, Tonio
Italo Calvino
Italo Calvino écrivain italien
Italo Calvino en italiensk författare
Italo Calvino escriptor italià
Italo Calvino Escritor y periodista italiano
Italo Calvino Italiaans schrijver
Italo Calvino italialainen kirjailija ja toimittaja
Italo Calvino italialainen poliitikko
Italo Calvino Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels
Italo Calvino italienischer Schriftsteller
Italo Calvino Italya mama llaqta qillqaq
Italo Calvino pisarz włoski
İtalo Kalvino
Italu Calvinu
Italus Calvino
Kālfīnū, Ītālū 1923-1985
Kalʹvino, Italo
Kalʹvino, Italo 1923-1985
Karuvīno, Itaro 1923-1985
Ίταλο Καλβίνο
Итало Калвино
Итало Кальвино
Кальвино, Итало 1923-1985
Італа Кальвіна
Італё Кальвіна
Італо Кальвіно
Իտալո Կալվինո
איטלו קאלווינו
קאלווינו, איטאלו
קלוינו, איטלו 1923-1985
إيتالو كالفينو
إيتالو كالفينو، 1923-1985
ایتالو کالوینو نویسنده، خبرنگار، منتقد و نظریه پرداز ایتالیایی
كالفينو، إيتالو، 1923-1985
كالفينو، إيطالو، 1923-1985
ਇਤਾਲੋ ਕਲਵੀਨੋ
இதாலா கால்வினோ
ఇటాలో కాల్వినో
ഇറ്റാലൊ കൽവീനൊ
이탈로 칼비노
칼비노, 이탈로 1923-1985
イタロ・カルヴィーノ
カルヴィーノ, I.
カルヴィーノ, イタロ
伊塔罗·卡尔维诺
卡尓维诺
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