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Deledda

(Italian deˈlɛdda)
n
(Biography) Grazia (ˈɡrattsja). 1875–1936, Italian novelist, noted for works, such as La Madre (1920), on peasant life in Sardinia: Nobel prize for literature 1926

De•led•da

(dɛˈlɛd dɑ)
n.
Grazia, 1875–1936, Italian novelist: Nobel prize 1926.
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Giovanni Pascoli, Grazia Deledda, Emilio Salgari, Piero Calamandrei, Ada Negri, Scipio Slataper, Marino Moretti, Ugo Ojetti, Pietro Mascagni, and Luigi Pirandello).
49) Furthermore, Calvino had been obliged to put forward this proposal in response to the issues Einaudi was experiencing in trying to publish some 'classical' Italian novelists such as Giovanni Verga, Luigi Pirandello or Grazia Deledda.
With her volume Race and Narrative in Italian Women's Writing Since Unification, Melissa Coburn explores four narratives by women writers (Grazia Deledda, Matilde Serao, Natalia Ginzburg, and Gabriella Ghermandi) who wrote in Italy after the unification to verify how, and to what extent, their narratives support and/or reject nationalistic and racist discourses prevalent during their times.
com)-- The village of Galtelli, Sardinia, is launching an international prose contest dedicated to the great Sardinian writer Grazia Deledda, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1926, who set her masterpiece Canne al Vento, or Reeds in the Wind, right in Galtelli.
Literature Name Year Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlof 1909 Grazia Deledda 1926 Sigrid Undset 1928 Pearl Buck 1938 Gabriela Mistral 1945 Nelly Sachs 1966 Nadine Gordimer 1991 Toni Morrison 1993 Wislawa Szymborska 1996 Elfriede Jelinek 2004 Dorris Lessing 2007 Herta Muller 2009 Alice Munro 2013 Science Name Year Sub-field Marie Sklodowska Curie-- 1903 Physics Marie Sklodowska Curie-- 1911 Chemistry Irene Joliot-Curie 1935 Chemistry Gerty Theresa Radnitz Cori 1947 Physiology or Medicine Maria Goeppert Mayer 1963 Physics Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin 1964 Chemistry Rosalyn Sussman Yalow 1977 Physiology or Medicine Barbara McClintock 1983 Physiology or Medicine Rita Levi-Montalcini 1986 Physiology or Medicine Gertrude B.
In Germany, she came to be interpreted as a traditional, provincial author, offering a healthy resistance to the cosmopolitan, urban and decadent modern literature or in Spain, taking into account Selma Lagerlof's texts chosen for translations while putting the provincialism of the Swedish writer in a larger context by comparing her with two other women writers who used provincial settings in their novels, and who both were inspired by Selma Lagerlof: Concha Espina and Grazia Deledda.
Enel reaffirmed its commitment to coal-fired power generation in Q113, announcing that it plans to procure coal from North America and Colombia - in the former, a shale-gas boom has increased the availability of coal - and with improvements to its Grazia Deledda Sulcis power plant on the island of Sardinia; here, Enel has signed a contract with ABB for an automation and supply control system.
Van Vliet L Bensing J Deledda G Mazzi M Rimondini M Zimmermann C and Fletcher I.
Also other writers, such as Nino Oxilia, Grazia Deledda and Luigi Capuana expressed themselves in favour of the new medium.
Includes Anna Banti, Grazia Deledda, Paola Drigo, Natalia Ginzburg, Geda Jacolutti, Gina Lagorio, Rosetta Loy, Dacia Maraini, Milena Milani, Marina Mizzau, Giuliana Morandini, Elsa Morante, Maria Occhipinti, Anna Maria Ortese, Fabrizia Ramondino, Francesca Sanvitale, and Monica Sarsini.
Grazia Deledda won for literature in 1926 and Rita Levi-Montalcini for medicine in 1986.
Sibilla desperta como escritora justamente quando os movimentos de emancipacao da mulher comecam a ganhar forca no pais (8) e se distingue por nao ser apenas mais uma autora, uma artista como Matilde Serao, Grazia Deledda, Vittoria Aganoor, mas tambem uma "reivindicadora da paridade feminina, uma rebelde".