Goffredo Parise was one of the most talented and maverick authors of his generation. He wrote several literary works, ranging across different styles and genres, as well as vibrant reportage from the political hotspots of his time: China, Russia, the United States, Vietnam, Biafra, and Chile. From the early 1960s until his death in 1986, he contributed to the major daily Italian newspaper

Corriere della Sera

with short stories, reports from abroad, comments on social and cultural matters, literary reviews, and correspondence with readers. He also worked as a literary consultant and as a playwright and screenwriter.

Parise was born to Ida Wanda Bertoli and an unknown father on December 8, 1929, the same year as the beginning of the Great Depression. As an infant, Parise was mostly kept at

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Citation: Pellizzato, Giulia. "Goffredo Parise". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 14 May 2019 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=14323, accessed 25 July 2024.]

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