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A Bio-Bibliographical Source Book. Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. Besides her newspaper work, she published 40 books. More recently, critics have re-validated her works by looking away from her political impegno and toward her portrayal of women. After their separation, Serao started her own newspapers, La Settimana and Il Giornothe first Italian woman to accomplish such a feat. Virgil also used his powers to dry up the swamps; he caused the west-wind, Favonianus, to change direction to help the local vegetation thrive; and he drove away a giant reptile that lived beneath the hill of Naples.

She worked as a schoolmistress in Naplesand later described those years of laborious poverty in the preface to a book of short stories called Leggende Napolitane Istituto Editoriale Italiano, Following a biography by Anna Banti in Serao’s critical star has continued to rise.

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The most acclaimed of Serao’s works are undoubtedly those that adhere to a severe realism that liken her to the writers of Verismo. Letizia Panizza and Sharon Wood. Kern, The University of Chicago, Send questions or comments about IWW to ets lib. She wrote dozens of novels and stories, and they also run the spectrum of genres.


Extremely famous in her own lifetime, she was ignored for many decades after her death. For one, in those days Naples was afflicted with a plague of flies; Virgil made a fly from gold, breathed life into it, and sent it on its way. She was the founder and editor of Il Mattinoand she also wrote several novels.

What are perhaps her two best-known novels are of this stamp: In she co-founded Il Mattino with her husband, which became the most important and most widely read daily paper of southern Italy. The paper was short lived, and after its demise Serao established herself in Naples where she edited Il Corriere di Napoli. For example, at loot.

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Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. Her last novel, the anti-war Mors tuawas published the year she lost the Nobel Prize, and is considered by some to be the cause.

Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. The family returned to Naples when the Bourbon dynasty ended and the Kingdom of Naples became part of the larger state of Italy.

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Photograph by Giacomo Brogi before Her later works are both melodramatic and Gothic examples are Il delitto di via Chiatamone; La mano tagliata, and were ignored or sharply criticized when they first appeared. Once, when sickness threatened the horses in the region, Virgil caused a large bronze horse to be cast; he infused it with his magical powers, and any horse that would then walk around the statue three times was cured.


We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. That is about all I knew —that, and the fact that I still had an unopened copy of her Leggende Napoletane Neapolitan Legends lying in wait for me.

They are also unique in their lack of a typical happy ending. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. She was an intense and accurate observer of the kaleidoscopic mosaic that was Naples at the turn of the century, mattilde the hard-pressed underclass to the more affluent Neapolitan petite ulall of whose lives were bent out of joint by the grand confusion of the Risanamentothe year project to rebuild the city, as well as by the problems of a newly unified Italy and the lingering and bitter split between North and South.

She wrote some early novels of little japoli. Retrieved from ” https: Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient. Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter.