Viganò, Renata (1900–1976)

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Viganò, Renata (1900–1976)

Italian poet, journalist and novelist. Name variations: Renata Vigano. Born 1900 in Bologna, Italy; died 1976 in Bologna; married with children.

Worked as nurse during WWII and participated in Italian Resistance, resulting in her best known novel L'Agnese va a morire (1949, Agnes Goes Off to Die), which won the Viareggio Prize; other writings include Ginestra in fiore (1913), Piccola fiamma (1916), Il lume spento (1933), Mondine (1952), Arriva la cicogna (1954), Donne della Resistanza (1955), Ho conosciuto Ciro (1959), Una storia di ragazze (1962) and Matrimonio in brigata (trans. into English as Partisan Wedding).

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