Iranian institutes to honor Italian author Moravia

TEHRAN, July 28 (MNA) -- Life and work of the leading Italian novelist Alberto Moravia will be reviewed during a meeting at the Naqsh-e Jahan Art Research Center on August 12.

The Ambassador of Italy to Teheran Roberto Toscano, literary critic Antonia Shoraka, translator Reza Qeisarieh, scholars Bita Rahavi and Ali Dehbashi will make speech during the event.

 

The Italian journalist, short-story writer, and novelist Alberto Moravia (1907–1990) is best known for his fictional portrayals of modern social alienation and loveless relationships.

 

He wrote more than 40 novels and short stories and His writing style was highly regarded for being extremely stark and unadorned, characterized by very elementary, common words within an elaborate syntax.

 

The event is cosponsored by Bokhara literary bimonthly, the Naqsh-e Jahan Art Research Center and the Khorshid Publications.

 

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