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Notes from Italy

William Weaver

‘It was easy to meet people, especially if you were a wide-eyed American and spoke Italian. The literary world was particularly accessible, for all the intellectuals wanted to know about the States.’

William Weaver

William Weaver (1923-2013) was an English language translator of modern Italian literature. He was best known for his translations of the work of Italo Calvino, Alberto Moravia, and Umberto Eco. He received honorary degrees from the University of Leicester, UK, and Trinity College in Connecticut.

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