Cesare Pavese

Cesare Pavese

Born: September 9, 1908

Died: August 27, 1950

Nationality: Italian

Occupation: Poet, novelist

Biography: Cesare Pavese was an Italian poet, novelist, literary critic and translator. He is widely considered among the major authors of the 20th century in his home country.

Source/Notes: In Italian: "L'odio è sempre una contrapposizione del nostro spirito al corpo altrui." Source: "Opere: Il mestiere di vivere (8th edition, 1947)", p. 129

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Source/Notes: This Business of Living: Diaries 1935-1950 (Transaction Publishers, 1964), p. 146, 21st December, 1939