Definition of Italo calvino
1. Noun. Italian writer of novels and short stories (born in Cuba) (1923-1987).
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Literary usage of Italo calvino
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1. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"... Italian novelist italo calvino has ingeniously portrayed a series of fantastic cities that consist merely of scraps, memories, or representations. ..."
2. The New Everyday: Views on Ambient Intelligenceby Emile H. L. Aarts, Stefano Marzano by Emile H. L. Aarts, Stefano Marzano (2003)
"italo calvino People's everyday lives are characterized by their activities - shopping, relaxing, learning, talking and so on. As simple as these activities ..."
3. Tuscany and Umbria by Emma Jones (2005)
"... Penelope Fitzgerald Italian Folktales, italo calvino Romola, George Eliot A Room with a View, EM Forster A Tuscan Childhood, Kinta Beevor Valperga, ..."
4. The Inform Designer's Manual by Graham Nelson (2001)
"italo calvino (in his 1969 lecture Cybernetics and Ghosts): It will be the shock that occurs only if the writing machine is surrounded by the hidden ghosts ..."