Share this entry

Share this page

Calvino, Italo

Line breaks: Italo Cal|vino
Pronunciation: /kalˈviːnəʊ

Definition of Calvino, Italo in English:

( 1923–87), Italian novelist and short-story writer, born in Cuba. His later works, such as If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller (1979), are associated with magic realism.

Definition of Calvino, Italo in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day libretto
Pronunciation: lɪˈbrɛtəʊ
the text of an opera…