Fleur Jaeggy (born 1940, Zurich) is a Swiss writer of Italian mother tongue.
After completing her studies in Switzerland, Jaeggy went to live in Rome, where she met Ingeborg Bachmann and Thomas Bernhard. In 1968 she went to Milan to work for the publisher Adelphi Edizioni and married Roberto Calasso. Her first masterpiece was the novel I beati anni del castigo (1989). The Times Literary Supplement accounted her novel Proleterka as the best book of 2003. She is also a translator into Italian of Marcel Schwob and Thomas de Quincey.
- Il dito in bocca, Adelphi, 1968
- L'angelo custode, Adelphi, 1971
- Le statue d'acqua, Adelphi, 1980
- I beati anni del castigo, Adelphi, 1989
- La paura del cielo, Adelphi, 1994
- Proleterka, Adelphi, 2001
Short story collections
- Sono il fratello di XX, Adelphi, 2014
- F.J. on tusquetseditores.com
- Elisa Tonani, Storia della lingua italiana e storia della musica F. Cesati, 2005
- Marcel Schwob, Vite immaginarie, Adelphi, 1972
- Thomas de Quincey, Gli ultimi giorni di Immanuel Kant, Adelphi, 1983
- Fleur Jaeggy on ItaliaLibri
- Paola Gilardi (2005). "Fleur Jaeggy". In Andreas Kotte. Theaterlexikon der Schweiz (TLS) / Dictionnaire du théâtre en Suisse (DTS) / Dizionario Teatrale Svizzero / Lexicon da teater svizzer [Theater Dictionary of Switzerland] (in Italian). 2. Zürich: Chronos. p. 914. ISBN 978-3-0340-0715-3. LCCN 2007423414. OCLC 62309181.
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