Alberto Moravia

Alberto Moravia Biography.com

Author, Journalist(1907–1990)
Short-story writer and novelist Alberto Moravia, known for his fictional portrayals of social alienation, was a major figure in 20th-century Italian literature.

Synopsis

Writer Alberto Moravia was born Nov. 28, 1907, Rome, Italy. He was a journalist for a time, and a foreign correspondent. His first novel is a scathingly realistic study of the moral corruption of a middle-class mother and two of her children. It became a sensation. He wrote several more novels and short stories and became a major figure in 20th-century Italian literature.

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