Solaria (Italian literary magazine)

Literary/ Cultural Context Essay

Roberto Ludovico (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
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Solaria is a literary magazine published in Florence, Italy, from 1926 to 1934, although the last two issues (4 and 5/6, 1934) were only released in March 1935 and March 1936, respectively. Alberto Carocci (1904-1972), a young Florentine lawyer, was the founder of the magazine and its sole director until January 1930, when Giansiro Ferrata (1907-1986) joined him as co-director. As of the November issue of the same year, Ferrata was replaced in this role by Alessandro Bonsanti (1904-1984). In January 1933 Carocci became again, and until the end of publications, the sole director of a considerably redesigned Solaria, both in its editorial format and in its contents and scope. Solaria was a monthly journal, though its publication was not always regular. When unable to maintain a monthly…

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Citation: Ludovico, Roberto. "Solaria (Italian literary magazine)". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 08 May 2020 [, accessed 11 December 2023.]

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