Gli autori

Il primo catalogo di opere per autore fu probabilmente redatto, per le opere presenti presso la biblioteca di Alessandria, da Callimaco di Cirene, nel III secolo a.C.
Questa sezione desidera offrire, a tutti gli utenti del sito, uno strumento di accesso rapido alle opere di alcuni degli autori più diffusi e richiesti, senza la pretesa di rappresentare un catalogo completo di tutti gli autori presenti sul sito.
Consulta l’elenco di alcuni degli autori più frequenti su Maremagnum e raggiungi rapidamente l'elenco delle opere presenti oppure effettua una ricerca per l'autore al quale sei interessato.
Agatha Christie

Sixty-six novels, several short stories, translations in 445 different languages: Agatha Christie, born Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller, is the queen of mystery and crime stories.Her pen and imagination gave to world unforgettable characters as the lovely and witty Miss Marple, the inflexible and acute Hercule Poirot, the friendly and enterprising couple Tommy and Tuppence.The name of Agatha Christie is also included in World Guinness Book as the best-selling writer of all the time. Read more

Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri was born in Florence on June 1st 1265.Since the beginnig Dante was an important poet and writer, and it was possible to find different copies of his poems in many Italian courts, since the beginning of XIV century.We had also some of the first incunabula, printed in Italy , dedicated to his works: the famous (and rare) first edition of the Divine Comedy, was printed in Foligno, in 1472.Different (and interesting) editions were also printed in the XVI century, but if we think t... Read more

Daniel Pennac

Welcome to Belleville, a magic, dystopic angle of Paris, where kids born when they like, be a scapegoat is a normal job and the orcs go to paradise…maybe.This is the world of Daniel Pennac, alias of Daniel Pennacchioni, born in Casablanca in 1944 and nowadays  one of most famous french writer.Author of comics, novels,  essays and books for kids, he become well known with Malausséne's  series, that he begin to write after losing a bet during a trip in Brazil.He won lots of of pr... Read more

Émile Zola

Emile Zola was born in Paris on April 2nd, 1840.He was the son of François Zola (born Francesco Zolla; 1795-1847), an Italian military engineer and naturalized French, and Emilie Aubert (1819-1880).In Paris, Emile Zola abandoned his studies and in 1862 he began his career as a journalist and writer.As a writer he was one of the protagonists of French literature, influencing also some Italian writers like Verga, Capuana, De Roberto and Serao.In 1898 he published on the newspaper Aurore the fam... Read more

Gustave Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert was a French novelist. Highly influential, he has been considered the leading exponent of literary realism in his country. He is known especially for his debut novel Madame Bovary and his scrupulous devotion to his style and aesthetics. The celebrated short story writer Guy de Maupassant was a protégé of Flaubert. The publication of Madame Bovary in 1856 was followed by more scandal than admiration; it was not understood at first that this novel was the beginning of something... Read more

Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino is one of the most one of the most important Italian writers in XX°century. Born on Oct. 15, 1923 in Santiago de las Vegas, came back with family in Italy in 1925, and went to live in San Remo, "in that period still populated by old English, Russian grand dukes, eccentric and cosmopolitan." In the 30s the young Calvino draws comics and was interested in cinema and movie. During the II WW  Calvino went on with studies and... Read more