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Cesare Pavese

Cesare PaveseBorn: 9-Sep-1908
Birthplace: Santo Stefano Belbo, Italy
Died: 27-Aug-1950
Location of death: Turin, Italy
Cause of death: Suicide [1]
Remains: Buried, Cimitero di Santo Stefano Belbo, Piemonte, Italy

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Poet, Novelist, Critic

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: La luna e i falò

Also a prominent translator of American literature into Italian.

[1] Deliberate overdose of barbiturates.

    University: University of Turin

    Communist Party Italy, 1945
    Risk Factors: Smoking

Author of books:
Lavorare stanca (1936, poetry)
Paesi tuoi (1941, novella)
Il compagno (1947, novella)
Dialoghi con Leucò (1947)
Prima che il gallo canti (1949)
La bella estate (1949, novel)
La luna e i falò (1950, novel)
La letteratura americana e altri saggi (1951, criticism)
Verrà la morte e avrà i tuoi occhi (1951, poetry)
Il mestiere de vivere, diario 1935–1950 (1952, journal)
Notte di festa (1953, short stories)
Racconti (1960, short stories)
Poesie edite e inedite (1962, poetry)
Lettere (1966, letters)

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