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Author: Morante, Elsa , 1912-1985
Century: Novecento
Place of Birth: Rome, Italy (Roma)
Place of Death: Rome, Italy (Roma)
Region: Lazio
Father: Monaco or Lo Monaco, Francesco
Mother: Poggibonzi, Irma
Marital Status: Married; Separated
Date of First Marriage: 1941
Number of marriages: 1
Husbands: Moravia, Alberto (1907-1990)
Maternal Status: Not indicated
Religion: Jewish
Occupation: Writer
Prizes Won: Viareggio in 1948 for Menzogna e sortilegio; Strega in 1957 for L'isola di Arturo; Prix Medici for Aracoeli
Author Code: A0031
Editions of Texts Elsa Morante
Biography forthcoming by by Ellen Nerenberg, Wesleyan University

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