Luisa Adorno, pseudonym of Mila Curradi (2 August 1921 – 12 July 2021) was an Italian writer and teacher.
2 August 1921
|Died||12 July 2021 (aged 99)|
Adorno spent her career as a secondary school teacher. She collaborated with the magazines Il Mondo, Paragone, L'Indice dei libri del mese, Abitare, and Italianieuropei. In 2005, she was a judge for the Premio Brancati.
In 1963, Adorno was awarded the Premio Alpi Apuane. In 1985, she was given the Premio Prato-Europa and the Premio nazionale letterario Pisa for Le dorate stanze.[3 Italian] In 1990, she won the Viareggio Prize for Arco di luminara. In 1999, a collection of her works was housed in the Archivio di Stato di Firenze, where it remains to this day. That same year, she was awarded the Premio Vittorini for Sebben che siamo donne. In 2001, she became a Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.
- Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (2001)
- L'ultima provincia (1983)
- Le dorate stanze (1985)
- Arco di luminara (1990)
- La libertà ha un cappello a cilindro (1993)
- Come a un ballo in maschera (1995)
- Sebben che siamo donne (1999)
- Foglia d'acero (2001)
- Tutti qui con me (2008)
- Italia mia (2010)
- Constanzo, Mauricio (14 July 2021). "Cultura in lutto: è morta la scrittrice toscana Luisa Adorno". La Nazione (in Italian). Retrieved 19 July 2021.
- "Premio Letterario Viareggio-Rèpaci". Viareggio Rèpaci (in Italian).
- "Adorno Luisa". Archivio per la memoria e la scrittura delle donne (in Italian).
- "Albo d'Oro". Premio Letterario Elio Vittorini (in Italian).
- Merlo, Francesco (18 July 2021). "Luisa Adorno, evviva la Sicilia oltre ogni stereotipo". La Repubblica (in Italian). Retrieved 19 July 2021.
- "Comunicato". Presidenza della Repubblica (in Italian). 1 June 2001. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011.