Elio Vittorini, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Elio Vittorini

Italian writer, literary translator and editor

Date of Birth: 23-Jul-1908

Place of Birth: Syracuse, Sicily, Italy

Date of Death: 12-Feb-1966

Profession: writer, translator, editor, linguist

Nationality: Italy

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Elio Vittorini

  • Elio Vittorini (Italian pronunciation: ['??ljo vitto'ri?ni] (listen); 23 July 1908 – 12 February 1966) was an Italian writer and novelist.
  • He was a contemporary of Cesare Pavese and an influential voice in the modernist school of novel writing.
  • His best-known work is the anti-fascist novel Conversations in Sicily, for which he was jailed when it was published in 1941.
  • The first U.S.
  • edition of the novel, published in 1949, included an introduction from Ernest Hemingway, whose style influenced Vittorini and that novel in particular.

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