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Author: Serao, Matilde

Spouse/other names:Scarfoglio
Year of birth:1856
Year of death:1927
About her personal situation:- Born in Greece, lived in Naples for most of her life. - At the beginning of her career she lived and worked in Rome - Married the journalist/writer Edoardo Scarfoglio (1884). - She founded the journal 'Il Mattino', which became the most important daily paper of Southern Italy (in 1891) - Her son Antonio Scarfoglio was a famous Neapolitan journalist and author

Relations to other authors:
Friend of Zuccari, Anna

About her professional situation:- Worked as a journalist throughout her life. Published in: -- "Giornale di Napoli" (from) 1876 -- "Il Piccolo" and "Cronaca Bizantina" Ran and founded: -- "Corriere di Roma", the "Corriere di Napoli" and "Il Mattino" (with her husband Scarfogflio) -- "La Settimana", "Il Giorno". - Correspondence with the actress Eleonora Giulia Amalia Duse (1858-1924), written at the end of the 19th century?, published in Italian in 2004, Napels. - Traveller.
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: "She was always concerned to reflect women's position in her writing [...]. She was a journalist throughout her life and she ran several newspapers, either together with her husband or alone". - Lettres européennes (Dutch version 1994) II, 860.
Websites: Italian Women Writers
Biography ItaliaLibri

Editors: Marleen Dek (update on 12 December 2009)
Emma van den Eijnde (update on 22 May 2010)
Viola Capkova (update on 15 October 2010)
E.Naaijkens (update on 10 June 2011)

Works written by this author

E 1 *A deal {after the title of the Norwegian translation} (1890)
E 2 *De schoentjes ['The little shoes'] (1894)
E 3 *Eene dorpsgeschiedenis ['A Village History'] (1890)
E 4 *Leve het leven ['Long live life'] (1910)
E 5 *Moeder en zoon (Serao) ['Mother and son'] (1897)
E 6 *Nuori Itaalia (The young Italy) (1893)
E 7 *Op Nicida ['On Nicida'] ()
E 8 *Pienoiskuvia elämästä (Life miniatures) (1909)
E 9 *Story of Greece (1904)
E 10 *Vast besloten ['Determined'] ()
E 11 *Vergeten ['Forgotten'] ()
E 12 *Väninnor: roman (Friends) (1891)
E 13 *Wachtend ['Waiting'] ()
E 14 Addio, amore! (1890)
E 15 All'erta, sentinella! (1889)
E 16 Castigo (1893)
E 17 Cuore Infermo (1881)
E 18 Dopo il perdono (1906)
E 19 Evviva la vita! (1919)
E 20 Fantasia (1883)
E 21 Fior di passione (1888)
E 22 Il paese di Cuccagna (1890)
E 23 Il pellegrino appassionato (1910)
E 24 Il romanzo della fanciulla (1886)
E 25 Il ventre di Napoli (1884)
E 26 La ballerina (1899)
E 27 La conquista di Roma (1885)
E 28 Le amanti (1894)
E 29 Le lettere di una viaggiatrice (1908)
E 30 Lettere d'amore (Love letters) (1901)
E 31 Nel paese di Gesù (Ricordi di un viaggio in Palestina) (1899)
E 32 O Giovannino, o la morte (1889)
E 33 Piccola cronaca di un grande avvenimento-Lettera da Parigi (1903)
E 34 Telegrafi dello Stato (1884)
E 35 Trenta per cento ()
E 36 Vita e avventure di Riccardo Joanna (1887)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Cattermole, Evelina   -   *Evelina Cattermolle, the author
Xreception 2 Sand, George   -   André