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Italo Svevo (1861–1928)

Autor(a) de Zeno's Conscience

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About the Author

Born in Austrian Trieste of a Jewish Italian-German family, Svevo spoke German fluently and pursued a business career before taking up fiction under a pseudonym that means "Italus the Swabian" or South German. His Italian had indeed something foreign about it, as did the characterizations of heroes mostrar mais and heroines in his novels. His first novel, A Life (1893), published at his own expense, and his second, Senilita (As a Man Grows Older) (1898), were virtually ignored. Svevo might have despaired had it not been for his friendship with the expatriate Irish novelist James Joyce (see Vol. 1), with whom he exchanged language lessons in Trieste. Joyce's intervention eventually found a foreign audience for Svevo's third and perhaps best novel, The Confessions of Zeno (1923), first published and very well received in France. As Svevo's reputation spread, he was called the Italian Proust in France, the Italian Musil in Germany, and the Italian Joyce in England. Italian critics now point out that, despite Svevo's foreign success, it was an Italian, Eugenio Montale, who wrote the first significant critical appraisal in 1925. Still, by then Montale had already steeped himself in foreign literatures and could assume a foreign perspective, while more natively rooted Italian critics, including even Benedetto Croce, continued to discount Svevo as a writer writing to be translated. (Bowker Author Biography) Italo Svevo (1861-1928), ne' Ettore Schmitz, was born in Trieste and lived there all of his life. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras por Italo Svevo

Zeno's Conscience (1930) 3,554 exemplares
As a Man Grows Older (1898) 1,156 exemplares
A Life (1892) 413 exemplares
A Perfect Hoax (1926) 177 exemplares
Corto viaggio sentimentale (1928) 85 exemplares
Further Confessions of Zeno (1969) 59 exemplares
James Joyce (1967) 49 exemplares
Il mio ozio (1995) 36 exemplares
I racconti (1985) 34 exemplares
Romanzi (1985) — Autor — 29 exemplares
Autobiografisch profiel (1988) 27 exemplares
Alle verhalen (1989) 24 exemplares
L' assassinio di via Belpoggio (1990) — Autor — 21 exemplares
Tutti i romanzi e i racconti (1991) 20 exemplares
Romanzi e continuazioni (2004) 20 exemplares
A Very Old Man: Stories (2022) 19 exemplares
Diario per la fidanzata (1979) 16 exemplares
Argo e il suo padrone e altri racconti (2001) — Autor — 16 exemplares
Umbertino (1968) 15 exemplares
Todos los relatos (2007) 15 exemplares
La coscienza di Zeno-Senilità-Una vita (1997) — Autor — 13 exemplares
Een strijd (2013) 11 exemplares
Sur James Joyce (1986) 10 exemplares
Novelle (1988) 8 exemplares
La Coscienza di Zeno e Continuazioni — Autor — 6 exemplares
La madre (Libri di una sera) (1993) 5 exemplares
Yaslilik (2014) 4 exemplares
Commedie (2018) — Autor — 4 exemplares
Le Destin des souvenirs (2017) 4 exemplares
Joyce ed altri saggi 4 exemplares
Opere di Italo Svevo 4 exemplares
Escritos sobre Joyce (1990) 4 exemplares
Una vita: Senilita — Autor — 4 exemplares
Le vin du salut (1997) 4 exemplares
Modernité (2011) 3 exemplares
Teatro (1984) 3 exemplares
Vino generoso (2008) 2 exemplares
Hayat işte : roman (2012) 2 exemplares
Tutte le opere (2004) 2 exemplares
Eeuwige jeugd (2017) 2 exemplares
Racconti (2010) 2 exemplares
Il malocchio 2 exemplares
Kaks novelli 2 exemplares
La vie conjugale 1895-1900 (2007) 2 exemplares
Epistolario 1 exemplar
℗Un ℗marito (1999) 1 exemplar
Ensayos 1 exemplar
Zenos Gewissen. 1 exemplar
Teatro 1 exemplar
A Consciência de Svevo (2023) 1 exemplar
Italia — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Ensayos (Saggi) (2014) 1 exemplar
ensayos 1 exemplar
T ZERO 1 exemplar
romanzi e racconti (1995) 1 exemplar
Fabulas (2008) 1 exemplar
Italo Svevo 1 exemplar
Umbertino y otros relatos (2011) 1 exemplar
Bos Zamanlarim (2014) 1 exemplar
Fábulas 1 exemplar
Teatro e saggi (2004) 1 exemplar
Thre complet 1 exemplar
Théâtre complet (1998) 1 exemplar
Poviedky I 1 exemplar
Death 1 exemplar
وجدان زنو 1 exemplar
Le Tramway de Servola (1995) 1 exemplar
Cömert Sarap (2019) 1 exemplar
Een geslaagde grap (1989) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories (2019) — Contribuidor — 132 exemplares
The Oxford Book of Jewish Stories (1998) — Contribuidor — 128 exemplares
Great Italian Short Stories (1959) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
Studies in Fiction (1965) — Contribuidor — 22 exemplares
The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories (1969) — Contribuidor — 21 exemplares
Meesters der Italiaanse vertelkunst (1955) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
Modern Italian Short Stories (1954) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Kirjallisuus? Tutkimus? (1987) 2 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum



Trata-se de uma obra simplesmente hilariante, muito divertida, inventiva, e seu humor aparece na narrativa em um tom de desabafo de Zeno ao seu psicanalista. Essa modernidade inscrita no personagem se mostra através da passividade do herói e da introspecção de um neurótico encantador. É uma leitura vinda do interior de um homem já no fim da vida, um bem sucedido empresário de Trieste (norte da Itália), que decide fazer um balanço de suas experiências no divã de um analista.
BolideBooks | 47 outras críticas | May 14, 2021 |
This short book, translated from the italian original Una burla riuscita, tells the story of a mediocre man, with no literary or business (or, it seems, any other) skills, who believes to me a writer of merit, and cherishes the dream of public recognition based on a novel he wrote forty years earlier and has remained completely ignored by everyone. The pratical joke of an acquaintance who convinces him that the representative of an important viennese publisher is in town to meet him and negotiate the contract for the reedition of his book, generates a flussy of activity in an otherwise monotonous and balanced (although rather gray) life which ends in the return to that sadder state of affairs, only that much bitter, after the hoax has been disclosed. An interesting, almost cruel, story about self-delusion and the human need for some kind of immortality and recognition.… (mais)
1 vote
FPdC | 2 outras críticas | May 24, 2010 |



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