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Giovanni Verga

Italian writer

1840   -   1922

movement: Verismo
genre: powest, novel
country of citizenship: Kingdom of Italy
educated at: University of Catania
occupation: writer, photographer, screenwriter, politician, prosaist
position held: member of the Italian Senate, senator of the Kingdom of Italy

Giovanni Carmelo Verga (Vizzini, 2 September 1840 – Catania, 27 January 1922) was an Italian realist (Verismo) writer, best known for his depictions of life in his native Sicily, especially the short story (and later play) "Cavalleria rusticana" and the novel I Malavoglia (The House by the Medlar Tree).
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works

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Jeli il pastore

literair werk

author: Giovanni Verga

1880

Cavalleria rusticana

short story by Giovanni Verga

author: Giovanni Verga

1880

Eros

book by Giovanni Verga

author: Giovanni Verga

1875

Eva

novel by Giovanni Verga

author: Giovanni Verga

1873

I nuovi tartufi

play written by Giovanni Verga

author: Giovanni Verga

Il marito di Elena

book by Giovanni Verga

author: Giovanni Verga

1882

Vita dei campi

literary work

author: Giovanni Verga

1880

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