Giovanni Titta Rosa

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Giovanni Titta Rosa
Born5 March 1891 (1891-03-05)
Died7 January 1972 (1972-01-08) (aged 80)
Milan, Italy

Giovanni Titta Rosa (5 March 1891 – 7 January 1972) was an Italian literary critic, poet, and novelist.

Born in Santa Maria del Ponte, a frazione of L'Aquila, Titta Rosa graduated in letters at the University of Florence and then started collaborating as a literary critic with a large number of publications, notably Lacerba, La Stampa, Il Secolo XIX, Il Resto del Carlino and Corriere della Sera.[1][2][3]

Titta Rosa was also author of novels, essays and collections of poems.[1][2][3] In 1931 he was awarded the Bagutta Prize for his collection of short stories Il varco nel muro.[3]


  1. ^ a b Arnaldo Bocelli (1961). "Titta Rosa, Giovanni". Enciclopedia Italiana - III Appendice. Treccani.
  2. ^ a b "Morto lo scrittore Giovanni Titta Rosa". Stampa Sera (2). 7 January 1972. p. 2.
  3. ^ a b c G. B. (23 January 1932). "Il Premio Bagutta a Rosa". La Stampa (20). p. 5.