Moravia, Alberto

(1907-90)
   Italian novelist. Born in Rome to a Jewish father, he was baptized by his Catholic mother. In the 1930s he worked as a journalist in various parts of the world. After the war, he was regarded as one of the outstanding writers in Europe. His writings include The Age of Indifference, The Conformist, The Woman of Rome and The Two of Us. He was married to Elsa Morante, a well-known Italian writer.

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  • Moravia, Alberto — (Alberto Pincherle Moravia, Roma 1907 1990) scrittore; fondatore con Alberto Carocci di “Nuovi Argomenti”; commediografo e saggista; giornalista. collab./opere: “Pegaso”, “900”, “Prospettive”, “Il Mondo” …   Dizionario biografico elementare del Novecento letterario italiano

  • Moravia, Alberto — orig. Alberto Pincherle born Nov. 28, 1907, Rome, Italy died Sept. 26, 1990, Rome Italian journalist, novelist, and short story writer. He worked as a journalist in Turin and as a foreign correspondent in London. Time of Indifference (1929), his… …   Universalium

  • Moravia, Alberto — (pseud. Alberto Pincherle, 1907–1990)    One of Italy’s most prolific and controversial contemporary writers, Alberto Moravia was an exceptionally precocious novelist. Gli indifferenti (The Indifferent, 1929), his first novel, was published when… …   Historical Dictionary of modern Italy

  • Moravia,Alberto — Mo·ra·vi·a (mō räʹvē ə, vyä), Alberto. Pen name of Alberto Pincherle. 1907 1990. Italian writer best known for his novels, such as Time of Desecration (1978), which explore the alienation and ennui of the middle class. * * * …   Universalium

  • Moravia, Alberto — ► (1907 91) Seudónimo de Alberto Pinchele, novelista italiano. Cultivó el ensayo, la crítica y el periodismo, pero destacan sobre todo sus cuentos y novelas, que presentan una visión pesimista de la sociedad. Obras: Los indiferentes (1929), Las… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Moravia, Alberto — pseud. di Pincherle, Alberto …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Alberto Moravia — Alberto Moravia, pseudónimo de Alberto Pincherle, (nació en Roma el 28 de noviembre de 1907 murió en Roma el 26 de septiembre de 1990), fue un escritor y periodista italiano …   Wikipedia Español

  • Moravia (disambiguation) — Moravia is a historical region in the Czech Republic. Moravia may also refer to: Great Moravia, a European state in the 9th century March of Moravia, a Mark in the Holy Roman Empire Moravia IT, a localization, translation, and testing services… …   Wikipedia

  • MORAVIA (A.) — Consacré très jeune par le public, mais longtemps boudé par la critique, Moravia est aujourd’hui reconnu comme un des principaux romanciers italiens contemporains. Tributaire des grands maîtres de la littérature européenne plus que de tel ou tel… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Moravia — steht für: Mähren, lateinische Bezeichnung in historischen Kontext KFNB – Moravia, österreichische Lokomotive, siehe KFNB – Austria und Moravia das Dampfschiff Moravia (1883) von HAPAG Moravia (Bier) Personen namens Moravia: Alberto Moravia… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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