Corrado Alvaro , born April 15, , San Luca, Italy—died June 11, , Rome , Italian novelist and journalist whose works investigated the social and political pressures of life in the 20th century. His works were often set in Calabria , southern Italy. Alvaro began his career as a writer in , working on daily newspapers in Bologna and Milan. Corrado Alvaro. Article Media. Info Print Cite.
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Revolt in Aspromonte is the story of the shepherd Argiro and his family——of their strugg This short but powerful novel of peasant life in Calabria is recognized by Italians as one of the classics of their modern literature. Revolt in Aspromonte is the story of the shepherd Argiro and his family——of their struggle for survival, and some shred of dignity, against the degrading oppression of the feudal family which controls their village.
In his despair, Argiro believes that if only he can educate his youngest son, Benedetto, to be a priest he will achieve status and revenge on those who have wronged him. To this end, he sacrifices himself and the gentle older brother, Antonello. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages. Published December 17th by New Directions first published More Details Original Title.
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Corrado Alvaro 15 April in San Luca — 11 June in Rome was an Italian journalist and writer of novels , short stories, screenplays and plays. He often used the verismo style to describes the hopeless poverty in his native Calabria. His first success was Gente in Aspromonte Revolt in Aspromonte , which examined the exploitation of rural peasants by greedy landowners in Calabria, and is considered by many critics to be his masterpiece. He was born in San Luca , a small village in the southernmost region of Calabria. His father Antonio was a primary school teacher and founded an evening school for farmers and illiterate shepherds. Alvaro was educated at Jesuit boarding schools in Rome and Umbria.
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