Alfredo Oriani (22 August 1852 in Faenza – 18 October 1909 in Casola Valsenio) was an Italian author, writer and social critic. He is often considered a precursor of Fascism, and in 1940 his books were placed on the Index Librorum Prohibitorum of the Catholic Church.
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- Giovanni Spadolini – G. Tarello – Giorgio Rebuffa – Francesco Traniello – Luisa Mangoni – M. Ciliberto – G. Landucci – A.S. Pombeni – F. Cerea – P.G. Permoli – B. Bandini – Nico Perrone – Albertina Vittoria – Ennio Dirani, Alfredo Oriani e la cultura del suo tempo, Ravenna, Longo Ed., 1985
- Massimo Baioni, Il fascismo e Alfredo Oriani, Ravenna, Longo, 1988