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Roberto Calasso

Italian writer

1941   -  

country of citizenship: Italy
language of expression: Italian
educated at: Sapienza University of Rome
occupation: writer, publisher, editor
award received: Martin Warnke Medal, Bagutta Prize, Prix Européen de l'Essai Charles Veillon, Prix Formentor, Ambrogino d'oro
student of: Mario Praz

Roberto Calasso (30 May 1941 – 28 July 2021) was an Italian writer and publisher. Apart from his mother tongue, Calasso was fluent in French, English, Spanish, German, Latin and ancient Greek. He also studied Sanskrit. He has been called "a literary institution of one". The fundamental thematic concept of his oeuvre is the relationship between myth and the emergence of modern consciousness.
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