Neera

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  • Catherine Ramsey-Portolano (The American University of Rome)

Anna Radius Zuccari, known by her pseudonym Neera, was one of the most prolific and successful writers of late nineteenth-century Italy. Her presence in the history of Italian literature is connected to a vast narrative production that goes from Un romanzo [A Novel] (1876) to Una giovinezza del secolo XIX [A Nineteenth Century Childhood], published posthumously in 1919. Neera was the author of twenty-two novels, eight collections of short stories, ten theoretical volumes and two poetry collections. The autobiography Una giovinezza del secolo XIX, the collection of essays Profili, impressioni, e ricordi di viaggi and …

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Citation:
Ramsey-Portolano, Catherine. "Neera". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 25 October 2010
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