WorldCat Identities

Savinio, Alberto 1891-1952

Overview
Works: 407 works in 1,519 publications in 5 languages and 10,331 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Exhibition catalogs  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Artist, Composer, Author of introduction, wpr, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Librettist
Classifications: PQ4809.H45, 853.912
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Childhood of Nivasio Dolcemare by Alberto Savinio( Book )

44 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operatic lives by Alberto Savinio( Book )

47 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragedy of childhood by Alberto Savinio( Book )

43 editions published between 1937 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chants de la mi-mort ; Album 1914 by Alberto Savinio( )

3 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The departure of the argonaut by Alberto Savinio( Book )

22 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermaphrodito by Alberto Savinio( Book )

34 editions published between 1918 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ascolto il tuo cuore città by Alberto Savinio( Book )

36 editions published between 1944 and 2001 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capitano Ulisse by Alberto Savinio( Book )

23 editions published between 1946 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce conte dramatique réinvente le personnage d'Ulysse pour en faire un naufragé qui a subi une suprême débâcle au terme du dernier voyage. Son aventure est l'apprentissage décevant de la vie dans un univers qui a perdu beaucoup de ses raisons et de son sens. Sous couvert d'une fantaisie antique, l'auteur scrute avec une ironie cinglante, les hypocrisies et les ridicules de la société de son temps
Nuova enciclopedia by Alberto Savinio( Book )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Souvenirs by Alberto Savinio( Book )

26 editions published between 1945 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casa "La vita" by Alberto Savinio( Book )

30 editions published between 1943 and 1989 in Italian and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opere : scritti dispersi tra guerra e dopoguerra (1943-1952) by Alberto Savinio( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La casa ispirata by Alberto Savinio( Book )

21 editions published between 1925 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermaphrodito : e altri romanzi by Alberto Savinio( Book )

9 editions published in 1995 in Italian and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scatola sonora by Alberto Savinio( Book )

22 editions published between 1955 and 1988 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torre di guardia by Alberto Savinio( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tutta la vita by Alberto Savinio( Book )

28 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isadora Duncan by Alberto Savinio( Book )

20 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in 5 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palchetti romani by Alberto Savinio( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signor Dido : stories by Alberto Savinio( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Painter, musician, journalist, essayist, playwright, and composer, Alberto Savinio was one of the most gifted and singular Italian writers of the twentieth century. Italian critics rank him alongside Pirandello, Calvino and Sciascia, but he is hardly known to American readers. He was the younger brother of Giorgio De Chirico, and Andre Breton said that the whole Modernist enterprise might be found in the work of these two brothers. Savinio composed five operas and more than forty books. A friend of Apollinaire, figures on the scene during Savinio's artistic and literary career included Picasso, Cocteau, Max Jacob and Fernand Leger. As the translator says, "his writing, like his panting, moves easily from the everyday to the fantastic. Attempts to define it as 'surrealist' are too limiting. It is free in spirit, profoundly intelligent, and beautifully controlled in style." The stories collected in Signor Dido are his last works, one story being sent to its publisher only four days before the author's death. And while this final collection was completed in 1952, it was not published in Italian until 1978. "Composed with an extreme economy of means, they are the summing up of a rich and complex life.... The stories contain haunting premonitions and at times piercing solitude, but they are all graced with Savinio's high comic sense, his fine self-humor, and that stylistic irony which, as he once said, is both a mask for modesty and subtle way of insinuating oneself into the secret of things.'" --
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Operatic lives
Alternative Names
Alberto Savinio

Alberto Savinio Italiaans schrijver

Alberto Savinio Italian painter

Alberto Savinio italienischer Schriftsteller, Maler und Komponist

Alberto Savinio italiensk komponist og skribent

Alberto Savinio italiensk kompositör och författare

Alberto Savinio italský malíř, skladatel

Alberto Savinio peintre italien

Alberto Savinio pintor italià

Alberto Savinio pintor italiano

Alberto Savinio pisarz i kompozytor włoski

Andrea de Chirico

Chirico, Alberto de 1891-1952

Chirico, Andrea Alberto de.

Chirico, Andréa de

Chirico, Andrea de 1891-1952

Chirico, Andrea de Wirkl. Name von Alberto Savinio 1891-1952

Chirico, Andrea Francesco Alberto de

De Chirico, Alberto 1891-1952

de Chirico, Andrea

De Chirico, Andrea 1891-1952

De Chirico, Andrea Alberto.

De Chirico, Andrea Francesco Alberto

De Chirico, Andrea Wirkl. Name von Alberto Savinio 1891-1952

DeChirico, Andrea 1891-1952

Sabinio , Almperto

Savinio, Alberto

Αλμπέρτο Σαβίνιο

Алберто Савинио

Алберто Савино италијански сликар

Савинио, Альберто

Ալբերտո Սավինիո

アルベルト・サヴィニオ

サヴィニオ, アルベルト

デ・キリコ, アンドレア

沙维尼欧

Languages
Italian (445)

English (57)

French (28)

German (21)

Spanish (16)

Covers
Operatic livesSpeaking to ClioTragedy of childhoodCapriThe lives of the Gods