Italo Svevo

Italo Svevo


Born
in Trieste (formerly of Austria), Italy
December 19, 1861

Died
September 13, 1928

Genre

Influences


Aron Ettore Schmitz, better known by the pseudonym Italo Svevo, was an Italian businessman and author of novels, plays, and short stories.

Average rating: 3.75 · 15,189 ratings · 803 reviews · 97 distinct worksSimilar authors
Zeno's Conscience

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As a Man Grows Older

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Una vita

3.48 avg rating — 621 ratings — published 1892 — 58 editions
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The Nice Old Man and the Pr...

3.18 avg rating — 319 ratings — published 1926 — 29 editions
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A Perfect Hoax

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La coscienza di Zeno. Senil...

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Corto viaggio sentimentale

3.41 avg rating — 183 ratings — published 1949 — 25 editions
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Further Confessions of Zeno

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I racconti

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L'assassinio di via Belpogg...

3.29 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 1890 — 17 editions
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More books by Italo Svevo…
“You see things less clearly when you open your eyes too wide. ”
Italo Svevo, Zeno's Conscience

“Who knows whether, if I had given up smoking, I should really have become the strong perfect man I imagined? Perhaps it was this very doubt that bound me to my vice, because life is so much pleasanter if one is able to believe in one's own latent greatness”
Italo Svevo

“It is comfortable to live in the belief that you are great, though your greatness is latent. ”
Italo Svevo, Zeno's Conscience

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