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He became an only child after the death from diphtheria in of his sister Stefania. He was very close to his mother, a strong personality who influenced him a great deal, especially because his father was rather cold and detached. As a child, he studied in their grand house in Palermo with a tutor including the subjects of literature and English , with his mother who taught him French , and with a grandmother who read him the novels of Emilio Salgari.

In the little theater of the house in Santa Margherita di Belice , where he spent long vacations, he first saw a performance of Hamlet , performed by a company of travelling players. His cousin was Fulco di Verdura. Beginning in , he attended the liceo classico in Rome and later in Palermo. He moved definitively to Rome in and enrolled in the faculty of jurisprudence. However, that year he was drafted into the army, fought in the lost battle of Caporetto , and was taken prisoner by the Austro-Hungarian Army.

After being mustered out of the army as a lieutenant, he returned to Sicily, alternately resting there and travelling with his mother, and continuing his studies of foreign literature. It was during this time that he first drafted in his mind the ideas for his future novel The Leopard.

Originally his plan was to have the entire novel occur over the course of one day, similar to the famous modernist novel by James Joyce , Ulysses. In in Riga he married the daughter of Alice Barbi , Alexandra von Wolff-Stomersee — , nicknamed "Licy", a Baltic German noblewoman and a student of psychoanalysis.

He was briefly called back to arms in , but, as owner of a hereditary agricultural estate, was soon sent back home to take care of its affairs.

They survived the war, but their palace in Palermo did not. In he began to spend time with a group of young intellectuals, one of whom was Gioacchino Lanza Tomasi, a cousin, with whom he developed such a close relationship that, the following year, he legally adopted him.

Tomasi di Lampedusa was often the guest of his cousin, the poet Lucio Piccolo , with whom he travelled in to San Pellegrino Terme to attend a literary awards ceremony, where he met, among others, Eugenio Montale and Maria Bellonci. It is said that it was upon returning from this trip that he commenced writing Il Gattopardo The Leopard , which was finished in During his life, the novel was rejected by the two publishers to whom Tomasi submitted it. In Tomasi di Lampedusa was diagnosed with lung cancer; he died on July 26 in Rome.

His novel was published the year after his death. Il Gattopardo was quickly recognized as a great work of Italian literature. If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change. Il gattopardo may be a reference to a wildcat that was hunted to extinction in Italy in the midth century — just as Don Fabrizio was dryly contemplating the indolence and decline of the Sicilian aristocracy.

Tomasi also wrote some lesser-known works: I racconti Stories, first published , including the novella The Professor and the Siren , Le lezioni su Stendhal Lessons on Stendhal , privately published in , published in book form in , and Invito alle lettere francesi del Cinquecento Introduction to sixteenth-century French literature, first published In , a collection of his letters were published in English as Letters from London and Europe.

His perceptive commentaries on English and other foreign literatures make up a greater part of his works by volume than does his fiction.

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He became an only child after the death from diphtheria in of his sister Stefania. He was very close to his mother, a strong personality who influenced him a great deal, especially because his father was rather cold and detached. As a child, he studied in their grand house in Palermo with a tutor including the subjects of literature and English , with his mother who taught him French , and with a grandmother who read him the novels of Emilio Salgari. In the little theater of the house in Santa Margherita di Belice , where he spent long vacations, he first saw a performance of Hamlet , performed by a company of travelling players. His cousin was Fulco di Verdura. Beginning in , he attended the liceo classico in Rome and later in Palermo.

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The Professor and the Siren

Italian novellas Works set in Sicily. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. CS1 Italian-language sources it. The result is a mutual interest and a familiar partnership that leads gradually to open up the professor confidently to that young man and tell him of an episode far, during the preparation for the competition for the chair of greek pa the University of Pavia. The novella is a result of the brief and late creative period of the author who, in a very short tour of yearshad written a small number of stories and works of various kinds, including essays and the novel Il Gattopardo.

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