Codino None

  • Title: Codino
  • Author: Paola Drigo
  • ISBN: 9781479375028
  • Page: 306
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. Paola Drigo

      Paola n e Bianchetti Drigo 4 January 1876 4 January 1938 was an Italian writer of short stories, novellas, and novels Her first collection of short stories, La fortuna, was published in 1913 and caught the attention of literary critics and the public Her last major works were two novels, Fine d anno and Maria Zef, both published in 1936 With a style rooted in 19th century Italian realism, she was admired for the detailed psychological analysis of her characters and her descriptions of provincial life in her native Veneto region The protagonists of her stories usually women were people of humble origin or those who had been humiliated by fate LifeDrigo was born Paolina Valeria Maria Bianchetti in Castelfranco Veneto Her father was Count Giuseppe Valerio Bianchetti who had fought with Garibaldi, later becoming a minor literary and political figure Her mother, Luigia Anna Loro Biasnchetti, was the daughter of a lawyer and member of the Italian Parliament Paolina was educated first at the Liceo Canova in Treviso, where she was the first female student in the school s history, and she completed her studies at the Scuola Normale in Padua.In 1898 she married the engineer and agronomist Giulio Giovanni Drigo Her first and only surviving child, their son Paolo, was born a year later A daughter soon followed but died only a few days after her birth, an episode later alluded to in Drigo s autobiographical novel, Fine d anno The couple initially lived in a palazzo on the Piazza del Santo in Padua but in 1900 moved to Mussolente where Giulio had bought the Ca Soderini, a large villa and farming estate with one of the largest and most important parks in the Veneto region Until the beginning of the First World War, Paola Drigo spent the winter seasons in Rome where she was active in several literary salons By 1912 her stories and novellas began to appear in La Lettura published by the Corriere della Sera Her first collection of stories, La fortuna, was published by Emilio Treves in 1913 The favorable reaction of both critics and the public led to regular collaborations with two other Italian literary magazines, Nuova Antologia and L Illustrazione Italiana.With the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, she returned to Mussolente Another collection of stories, Codino, was published in 1918 Although she continued to contribute stories and articles to several Italian periodicals, she published no further books until 1932 The intervening years were marked by an increasingly strained relationship with her son and by her husband s lengthy and debilitating illness After his death in 1922, she assumed the administration of their estate while making frequent trips to Rome, Milan, and Padua Her third collection of stories, La signorina Anna, was published in 1932, followed in 1936 by the publication of her only novels, Fine d anno and Maria Zef.She eventually settled in Padua, and spent her final year there Suffering from depression and a severe gastric ulcer which caused frequent violent hemorrhages, she was largely confined to her bed in a room overlooking the Bacchiglione River Her last piece, Finistre sul fiumeCorriere della Sera on 18 August 1937 was written from her hospital bed The tale s protagonist reflects on her illness and impending death The piece ends with No, I m not ready yet O my God, let me stay here a little longer Paola Drigo died in Padua six months later on her 62nd birthday She was buried near her villa in Mussolente, attended by a few relatives and her close friend the poet and writer, Manara Valgimigli.

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