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Alberto Moravia


Who is Alberto Moravia?

Alberto Moravia, born Alberto Pincherle, was an Italian novelist and journalist. His novels explored matters of modern sexuality, social alienation, and existentialism.


"Alberto Moravia" is a book by Thomas E Peterson.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Modern Italy (2007)

by Mark Gilbert, Robert K. Nilsson

One of Italy's most prolific and controversial contemporary writers, Alberto Moravia was an exceptionally precocious novelist.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World Novel (2015)

by Michael David Sollars, Arbolina Llamas Jennings

Italian novelist Italian novelistand critic Alberto Moravia explored the crisis of values in themodern world and in the Italian family. Moravia's work is rooted not in a particular region or Italian tradition, but rather inaserious engagement with ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Novel (2014)

Three writers dominated the Italian literary scene in the second half of the 1900s: Alberto Moravia, Calvino, and Pier Paolo Pasolini. They embodied three different conceptions of fiction, different styles, and also three opposing representations ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of Foreign Quotations (2001)

by Anthony Lejeune

Alberto Moravia Racconti romani Envy is like a rubber ball: the more you push it under, the more it bobs to the surface. L'ispettore delie imposte crede esattamente il doppio di quello che gli si dice. Ugo Tognazzi L'Italia si sta tirando fuori il suo ...

Google previewDictionary of Media and Communications (2014)

by Marcel Danesi

Neorealist writers included Italo Calvino, Alberto Moravia, and Cesare Pavese. Neorealism in film embraced a documentary-like objectivity in style. The actors were often amateurs, and the action revolved around everyday situations.

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Alberto Moravia, The Fancy Dress Party

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In life there are no problems, that is, objective and external choices; there is only the life which we do not resolve as a problem but which we live as an experience, whatever the final result may be. (Alberto Moravia)
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