Italo Svevo

Aron Hector Schmitz (19 December 1861 13 September 1928), better known by the pseudonym Italo Svevo (Italian: [italo zvvo]), was an Italian writer, businessman, novelist, playwright, and short story writer.A close friend of Irish novelist and poet James Joyce, Svevo was considered a pioneer of the psychological novel in Italy and is best known for his classic modernist novel La coscienza di Zeno (1923), a work that had a profound effect on the movement.


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