Neera

Download PDF Save to Bookshelf Tweet Report an Error
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 …

2097 words

Citation: Ramsey-Portolano, Catherine. "Neera". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 25 October 2010 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=12752, accessed 06 February 2023.]

12752 Neera 1 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.

Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here

Leave Feedback

The Literary Encyclopedia is a living community of scholars. We welcome comments which will help us improve.