Riccardo Bacchelli Introduction - Essay

Introduction

Bacchelli, Riccardo 1891–

Bacchelli is an Italian poet, novelist, dramatist, and critic. Along with six other writers, Bacchelli founded La Ronda, a literary magazine devoted to the preservation of traditional Italian writing. His first best-seller, The Mill on the Po, set in nineteenth-century Italy, is an important contribution to realist fiction. (See also Contemporary Authors, Vols. 29-32, rev. ed.)