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Svevo, Italo 1861-1928

Overview
Works: 929 works in 4,398 publications in 18 languages and 36,676 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Psychological fiction  Records and correspondence  Romance fiction  Novels  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Other, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Dedicatee, Correspondent, Editor, Honoree, Artist
Classifications: PQ4841.C482, 853.8
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Most widely held works by Italo Svevo
Zeno's conscience by Italo Svevo( Book )
766 editions published between 1923 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 4,095 libraries worldwide
Zeno, a middle-aged resdent of Trieste, writes his memoirs at the suggestion of his doctor
Emilio's carnival = Senilità by Italo Svevo( Book )
503 editions published between 1898 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,690 libraries worldwide
"In Senilita, Svevo tells the story of the amorous entanglement of Emilio, a failed writer already old at thirty-five, and Angiolina, a seductively beautiful but promiscuous young woman. A study in jealousy and self-torment, the novel traces the intoxicating effect of a narcissistic and amoral woman on an indecisive daydreamer who vacillates between guilt and moral smugness."--BOOK JACKET
A life by Italo Svevo( Book )
281 editions published between 1893 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 1,597 libraries worldwide
"A Life is the story of the frustrated existence of a bank clerk with a poetic soul. The artistic aspirations of the protagonist and the emptiness of his daily life become tragic in the divide between what he wants and what he actually has and gets." "Alfonso the bank clerk wants to be a poet and seems to be falling in love with Annetta, the vain and arrogant daughter of his employer. The failure of both his attempts at writing and at love lead to an ironic and painful conclusion."--Jacket
Further confessions of Zeno by Italo Svevo( Book )
10 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 761 libraries worldwide
5 short stories and a play dealing with old age - its frustrations and consolations
Romanzi by Italo Svevo( Book )
82 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Contiene: -- Una vita ; Senilità ; La coscienza di Zeno
Short sentimental journey, and other stories by Italo Svevo( Book )
9 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
The nice old man and the pretty girl and other stories by Italo Svevo( Book )
107 editions published between 1929 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 452 libraries worldwide
... The sin of an old man is equal to about two sins of a young man. The fable-like story of an old man's sexual obsession with a young woman is a distillation of Italo Svevo's concerns--attraction of an older man to a younger woman, individual conscience versus social convention, and the cost of sexual desire. This novella is a marvel of psychological insight, following the man's vacillations and tortuous self-justifications to their tragic-comic end. It is presented here in a translation first commissioned and published by Virginia Woolf for her Hogarth Press. The Art of The Novella Series Too short to be a novel, too long to be a short story, the novella is generally unrecognized by academics and publishers. Nonetheless, it is a form beloved and practiced by literature's greatest writers. In the Art Of The Novella series, Melville House celebrates this renegade art form and its practitioners with titles that are, in many instances, presented in book form for the first time. From the Trade Paperback edition
James Joyce by Italo Svevo( Book )
28 editions published between 1950 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Tekst van een lezing die de Italiaanse auteur in 1927 hield over het werk van zijn vriend, de Ierse auteur
Commedie by Italo Svevo( Book )
37 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 265 libraries worldwide
I racconti by Italo Svevo( Book )
35 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Il libro è una raccolta dei racconti che Svevo scrisse durante la sua lunga attività letteraria interrotta purtroppo dall'inciedente stradale in cui perse la vita il 13 settembre del 1928. Le tematiche trattate sono quelle che lui ha affrontato in tutti i suoi romanzi: la condizione dell'uomo comune, del piccolo borgherse, la sua mediocrità, i suoi vizi e le sue abitudini. Per questo l'uomo sveviano può essere definito un antieroe, un uomo senza qualità che non sa vivere come e con gli altri ma che però è pienamente consapevole del proprio fallimento. Dunque i protagonisti dei romanzi di Svevo sono dei vinti, vittime non tanto degli eventi, spesso i più comuni, che qualunque persona sana saprebbe affrontare a proprio vantaggio, bensì sono vittime del Caso o delle strutture sociali
Una burla riuscita : edizione critica sulla base di un nuovo testimone by Italo Svevo( Book )
30 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Una vita. Senilità. La coscienza di Zeno. La novella del buon vecchio e della fanciulla ed altri scritti by Italo Svevo( Book )
31 editions published between 1954 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Zeno : La coscienza di Zeno, La rigenerazione, Racconti e altri testi by Italo Svevo( Book )
21 editions published between 1927 and 1987 in Italian and French and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Lettere a Svevo by Bruno Maier( Book )
13 editions published in 1973 in 4 languages and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Saggi e pagine sparse by Italo Svevo( Book )
16 editions published between 1954 and 1964 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 117 libraries worldwide
La rigenerazione by Italo Svevo( Book )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in Italian and French and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Een 74-jarige inwoner van Triëst hoopt er door plastische chirurgie een stuk jonger uit te zien
Il vegliardo by Italo Svevo( Book )
12 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Memoir of Italo Svevo by Livia Veneziani Svevo( Book )
16 editions published between 1950 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 71 libraries worldwide
"The Italian Italo Svevo had many things in common with other writers: a long struggle for recognition, a mutually respectful friendship with a noteworthy author (in Svevo's case, James Joyce), and a long list of neuroses. Unlike some writers, however, Svevo was fortunate to have a wife who worked tirelessly on his behalf." "After Svevo's death in 1928 at the age of sixty-six, Livia Veneziani Svevo penned this portrait of a serious artist and a loving, if quirky, marriage. Memoir of Italo Svevo illuminates its subject's darkly comic novels and shows how a successful middle-aged businessman, as obsessed with smoking as with his abandoned literary ambitions, became one of the great authors of the twentieth century."--BOOK JACKET
Italo Svevo; the man and the writer by P. N Furbank( Book )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A biographical and critical analysis of Svevo's major writings
Italo Svevo e altri studi sulla letteratura italiana del primo Novecento by Giorgio Luti( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in Italian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Italo Svevo écrivain italien
Italo Svevo escriptor italià
Italo Svevo escritor italiano
Italo Svevo Italiaans schrijver
Italo Svevo Italian writer
Italo Svevo italienischer Schriftsteller
Italo Svevo italský spisovatel
Italo Svevo scriitor italian
Italo Svevo włoski pisarz i publicysta
Italus Svevo
Samigli, E. 1861-1928
Samigli, Ettore 1861-1928
Schmitz, Aron Ettore
Schmitz, Aron Ettore 1861-1928
Schmitz, Aron Hector
Schmitz, Aron Hector 1861-1928
Schmitz, E.
Schmitz, Ettore.
Schmitz Ettore 1861-1928
Schmitz, Ettore Wirkl. Name von Italo Svevo 1861-1928
Schmitz, Hector
Schmitz, Hector 1861-1928
Schmitz, Hector Aron 1861-1928
Suevo, Italo
Suevo, Italo 1861-1928
Svevo, Italo
Svevo, Italo pseud
Zvevo, Italo
Итало Звево италиански писател
Итало Свево
Свево И. 1861-1928
Шмитц Э. 1861-1928
Італа Свева
Італо Звево
Իտալո Զվևո
איטלו זבבו סופר איטלקי
إيتالو زفيفو، 1861-1928
ایتالو اسووو
스베보, 이탈로 1861-1928
이탈로 스베보
イタロ・ズヴェーヴォ
イタロ・ズヴェーヴォ, 1861-1928
サミリ, E.
シュミッツ, エットレ
ズヴェーヴォ
ズヴェーヴォ, イタロ
伊塔洛·斯韋沃
Languages
Italian (1,523)
English (253)
German (106)
French (83)
Spanish (75)
Catalan (12)
Portuguese (5)
Turkish (4)
Hungarian (4)
Polish (4)
Chinese (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Slovenian (3)
Korean (2)
Swedish (2)
Persian (2)
Czech (2)
Dutch (1)
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