Neera

(2188 words)
  • Catherine Ramsey-Portolano

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 …

Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions.

Citation:
Ramsey-Portolano, Catherine. "Neera". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 25 October 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=12752, accessed 31 August 2015.]