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Author Information: Giovanni Verga

 
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1840-1922

Giovanni Verga, though born into the landed gentry, spent most of his writing career depicting the lives of the peasantry of his native Sicily. A leading exponent of verismo, a kind of realism, her wrote Cavalleria rusticana, on which the opera is based, and The House by the Medlar Tree.

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