Tozzi, Federigo

Tozzi, Federigo fādārē´gō tôt´tsē [key], 1883–1920, Italian novelist. He was a follower of Verga and D'Annunzio but, unlike D'Annunzio, became concerned with moral problems. His novels, bitter and dispassionate, are powerfully written outstanding are Tre croci (1920, tr. Three Crosses, 1921) and Il podere [the farm] (1921). His other works include short stories, plays, and verse.

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