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Italo Svevo (1861–1928)

Svevo worked as a bank clerk, and, after marrying Lidia Veneziani, he directed her father's factory, which supplied a special naval paint. He was much more successful as a businessman than as a writer at the time, his scripts being totally neglected. His fame came when he was over sixty, thanks to the interest of his English teacher, a young James ... See full bio »

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Careless Writer
La coscienza di Zeno


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 2001 The Words of My Father (novel "Coscienza di Zeno, La")
 1996 L'histoire du samedi (TV Series) (novel "Le bon vieux et la belle enfant" - 1 episode)
- Le dernier chant (1996) ... (novel "Le bon vieux et la belle enfant")
 1988 La coscienza di Zeno (TV Movie) (novel)
 1986 Desiderando Giulia (novel - uncredited)
 1981 Die kleinen Reisen des Herrn Aghios (TV Movie) (novella "Corto viaggio sentimentale")
 1981 Alberta und Alice oder Die Unterwerfung (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1973 Ein Leben (TV Movie) (novel "Una vita")
 1970 L'avventura di Maria (TV Movie) (novel)
 1968 Eine Krankheit genannt Leben (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (novel "Senilità" - 1 episode)
- As a Man Grows Older (1967) ... (novel "Senilità")
 1966 La coscienza di Zeno (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1966) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1966) ... (novel)
 1962 Careless (novel)

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There are three things I'm used to forgetting: faces, names and the third I don't remember.


Fifth child of Franz Schmidt, a Austrian Jewish salesman, and his wife Mirjam Felice, who was of Italian descent. See more »

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