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Italo Calvino (1923 – 1985)

Nationality: Italian
Born: Cuban
Periods: Italian: 20th Century

Italian novelist and story writer, known for his fantastic work such as Cosmicomics

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Collected Stories of Italo Calvino

Six Memos for the Next Millennium

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Italo Calvino – Outside the Town of Malbork
“Outside the town of Malbork is a continuing experiment devoted to one of the Twentieth Century’s most experimental and pleasing of writers, Italo Calvino.”
Contains: Extensive Bio, Bibliography, Webliography, Works List,
Author: Todd Comer

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Audio Special: Celebrating Italo Calvino
“A tribute to Italo Calvino, featuring comments by Umberto Eco, Carlos Fuentes and Salman Rushdie, and readings by Maria Tucci, Katherine Borowitz, Wallace Shawn and John Hilner. The event was organized by Giovanna Calvino and held on Oct. 22, 1999 at The Cooper Union in New York.” The audio of the entire event is available via RealAudio (approx. 1 hour). Registration for the New York Times Website is required.
Contains: Commentary
From: The New York Times
The Path to the Nest of Translation
“Giulia Guarnieri discusses her interviews with Italo Calvino’s translator as well as the disagreements Calvino had with Pier Paolo Pasolini about the future evolution of the Italian language.”
Contains: Interview, Commentary
Author: Giulia Guarnieri
From: Babel http://www.towerofbabel.com/

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013