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Roberto Calasso is the publisher of Adelphi Edizioni and lives in Milan. The Ruin of Kasch is the first book in an ongoing series that includes The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony, Ka, K., Tiepolo Pink, La Folie Baudelaire, and Ardor.
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The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony 1,700 copies, 20 reviews
The Ruin of Kasch 424 copies, 2 reviews
Literature and the Gods 319 copies, 3 reviews
K. 281 copies, 2 reviews
La folie Baudelaire 200 copies, 1 review
Ardor 145 copies, 1 review
Tiepolo Pink 142 copies, 2 reviews
The Art of the Publisher 118 copies, 2 reviews
The Unnamable Present 113 copies, 3 reviews
Cómo ordenar una biblioteca 103 copies, 1 review
The Forty-Nine Steps 102 copies, 1 review
The Celestial Hunter 101 copies, 1 review
A Pilgrim's Journey: The Autobiography of St. Ignatius of Loyola (Translator, some editions) 511 copies, 9 reviews
The Penguin Book of International Gay Writing (Contributor) 171 copies, 2 reviews
Winding Paths: Photographs by Bruce Chatwin (Editor, some editions) 54 copies, 1 review
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Roberto Calasso (Florence, 1941) promoveerde op jonge leeftijd bij Mario Praz en trad vervolgens in dienst bij de vooraanstaande uitgeverij Adelphi te Milaan, waarvan hij sinds 1968 directeur is. Hij debuteerde in 1974 met L’impuro folle, over het geval-Schreber, een van de meest intrigerende kwesties uit de geschiedenis van de psycho-analyse. In 1983 volgde La rovina di Kasch, waarin hij een nieuwe geschiedenis schrijft van de Europese cultuur sinds de romantiek. Zijn internationale doorbraak kwam in 1988 met De bruiloft van Cadmus en Harmonia, dat inmiddels in meer dan tien talen werd vertaald.
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