Feltrinelli Prize

award for achievement in the arts, music, literature, history, philosophy, medicine, and physical and mathematical sciences

The Feltrinelli Prize (from the Italian "Premio Feltrinelli", also known as "International Feltrinelli Prize" or "Antonio Feltrinelli Prize") is an award for achievement in the arts, music, literature, history, philosophy, medicine, and physical and mathematical sciences. Administered by the Antonio Feltrinelli Fund, the award comes with a monetary grant ranging between €50,000 and €250,000, a certificate, and a gold medal.The prize is awarded, both nationally and internationally, once every five years in each field by Italy's Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei. A further prize is awarded periodically for an exceptional enterprise in moral and humanitarian value. Considered to be Italy's most distinguished scientific society, the organization was founded in 1603 and included Galileo Galilei among its first members.
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award received: Feltrinelli Prize

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Author

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Italo Calvino

Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels

works

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Invisible Cities

book by Italo Calvino

author: Italo Calvino

1972

The Baron in the Trees

book by Italo Calvino

author: Italo Calvino

1957

The Castle of Crossed Destinies

1973 novel by Italo Calvino

author: Italo Calvino

1969

Italian Folktales

collection of Italian folk-tales by Italo Calvino

author: Italo Calvino

1956

Author

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W. H. Auden

Anglo-American poet

works

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A Certain World

book by W.H. Auden

author: W. H. Auden

1970

Letters from Iceland

1937 book by W. H. Auden

author: W. H. Auden, Louis MacNeice

1937

Another Time

book by W.H. Auden

author: W. H. Auden

1940

About the House

1965 book of poems by W. H. Auden

author: W. H. Auden

1965

articles

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The Unknown Citizen ( 1940 )

1939 poem by W. H. Auden

author: W. H. Auden

Author

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Thomas Bernhard

Austrian writer

Author

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Primo Levi

Italian chemist, memoirist, short story writer, novelist, essayist

Author

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Eugenio Montale

Italian poet

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