Home » Italy » Ginevra Bompiani

Ginevra Bompiani

Biography

Ginevra Bompiani was born in Milan in 1939, the daughter of a well-known Italian publisher. She studied at the Sorbonne and became a professor of literature, specialising in English literature, particularly women’s literature, at the University of Siena. She also was a co-founder (along with Roberta Einaudi, another woman from a famous Italian publishing family) of the publishing company, Nottetempo.

Links

Ginevra Bompiani (in Italian)
Ginevra Bompiani (in Italian)
La responsabilità dell’autore: Ginevra Bompiani (in Italian)
Interview (in Italian)
Interview (in Italian)

Bibliography

1967 Bartelemi all’ombra (stories)
1968 Piazza pulita (stories)
1975 Le specie del sonno (stories)
1978 Lo spazio narrante: Jane Austen, Emily Brontë, Sylvia Plath (literary criticism)
1980 Mondanità (novel)
1987 L’incantato (stories)
1988 Vecchio cielo, nuova terra [Old Sky, New Earth] (novel)
1988 L’attesa (essays)
1993 Tempora (essays)
1994 L’orso maggiore (The Great Bear) (novel)
1994 Via Terra (children’s)
2000 L’amorosa avventura di una pelliccia e di un’armatura (children’s)
2001 L’età dell’argento
2003 Ritratto di Sarah Malcolm (novel, based on the life of Sarah Malcolm, first published in French as Le portrait de Sarah Malcolm in 2003)
2005 Metamorfosi: prose scelte, tra fabula ed essai (selected prose)
2012 La stazione termale (novel)
2013 La neve (story)