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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tip your hat to Signa. He was also active in the resistance against German occupation in the capital. Vasco Pratolini 19 October — 12 January was an Italian writer of the 20th century. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Retrieved from ” https: For more guidance, see Wikipedia: Recipients of the Viareggio Prize. Its recurring themes, often fuelled with the Marxist ideal of a classless society, centred on the value of the common man, his fight to maintain his dignity and his belief in solidarity in a predominantly brutal and unjust world.

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Current issue TF December Finally, Allegoria e derisionepublished infocuses on the end of fascism and the dilemmas faced by Florentine intellectuals at a time of social change. Wonderful locations for a special wedding in Tuscany.


In and Valerio Zurlini turned two of his novels, Le ragazze di San Frediano and Cronaca familiareinto films. Born in FlorencePratolini worked at various jobs before entering the literary world thanks to his acquaintance with Elio Vittorini.

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If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article. You must provide copyright attribution in the edit summary by providing an interlanguage link to the source pratolinu your translation. Stricken with tuberculosis inhe spent two years in a sanatorium.

You might also be interested in. Between andhe frequently changed jobs, from factory worker to street vendor, hotel porter to travelling salesman, until he decided to study and educate himself. After moving to Rome inPratolini worked at the department of education and began contributing to several newspapers.

The power of art and vasoc vitality of culture in Florence, stretching back to Antiquity, have an energy that expands all throughout Tuscany. However, 20th-century Florence is described mainly in the novel Il quartiere, through the love stories of young people in Santa Croce.

Pratolini went back Rome, where he published Metello, the famous historical novel included in the trilogy Una storia italiana [An Italian Story], which contains two other novels: His work is prztolini on firm political principles and much of it is rooted in the ordinary life and sentiments of ordinary, modest working-class people in Florence.


During the war, he continued to work as a film and art critic and, inpublished a book of short stories, entitled Tappeto verde. He then moved to Rome, where he published his first short stories Il tappeto verde [The Green carpet] and took part in the Resistance.

Il quartiere – Vasco Pratolini

A printer, waiter, writer, journalist and teacher: The Wedding Location of Your Dreams. In addition, his unembellished narrative of the lives and sentiments of ordinary people made him a major figure in Italian neorealism, on a par with such authors as Alberto Moravia, Carlo Levi and Cesare Pavese, and film directors of the calibre of Vittorio De Sica, Roberto Rossellini and Luchino Visconti. In over half a century since his last book appeared, only vestiges of the Florence that novelist, playwright and poet Vasco Pratolini described in his books remain, but that in no way diminishes their importance; indeed, quite the contrary.

For a break from Florence nightlife, Bologna beckons Where to eat, drink and dance in the student city Kate Mani. Pratolini died in Rome in Born into a working-class family in Florence on October 19,Pratolini lost his mother when he was five years old.