Corti, Maria

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Name
Corti, Maria Gender: F
born on 7 September 1915 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Milan, Italy, 45n28, 9e12
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 13°39' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 18°14 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 29°48'



Biography

Italian university professor, linguist and novelist. Corti was not only an outstanding intellectual but she moved from the arcane to the popular venues. She did both fiction works and erudite research and was very involved with contemporary writers and promoting them. Her vivacious courses were well attended as she moved between writing narrative and intellectual tomes.

Corti began her prestige with a novel published about the 1480 conquest of Otranto from the point of view of the Turks at the same time she was doing scientific research on another subject. She wrote "The Methods of the Critics" and then founded a magazine called "Critical Instruments" which introduced new methods of literary theory, including Russian formalism and structuralism. In 1968 she started a foundation in Pavia that gathered manuscripts and letters of contemporary authors and which broke the tie imposed by the philology measuring oneself only with tradition.

She died on 2/22/2002.

Events

  • Death, Cause unspecified 22 February 2002 (Age 86)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1968 (Began a literary foundation)

Source Notes

Bordoni quotes B.C. Datanotizie No.44 July/2002

Categories

  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novels)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Linguist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Magazine/ newsletter (Founder)
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Magazine ownership)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 86)
  • Traits : Mind : I.Q. high/ Mensa level (Known as erudite)