Borgese Freschi, Maria (1881–1947)

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Borgese Freschi, Maria (1881–1947)

Italian poet and novelist. Name variations: Maria Borghese Freschi; (pseudonym) Erinni. Born Maria Freschi, 1881, in Italy; died 1947; m. Giuseppe Antonia Borgese (1882–1952, writer, div.); children: Leonardo and Giovanna.

Wrote reviews for periodicals; under pseudonym Erinni, published collection of poetry, I canti dell'alba e della sera (Songs of the Dawn and the Evening, 1909); also wrote narrative and historical fiction; writings include Aurora la amata (1930), Dodici donne e due cane (1935), Anime scompagnate (1937), Quelli che vennero prima (1942), Benvenuto (1945), La pelle della volpe (1946) and L'appassionata di Byron (1949).