Sunday, November 20, 2005

Fondo Alberto Moravia

The Fondo Alberto Moravia was founded in 1991 by the sisters, the heirs and some friends of the writer and is located in Rome in the house where he lived. The Fondo owns the writer's manuscripts and archives, a consulting library and catalogue of articles and publications, and photographic and audio-visual documents on the writer. It organises cultural activities to honour the memory of Moravia in different fields (literature, criticism, theatre, cinema, 'civil engagement') and participates to national and international events.
Since 1993, awards are assigned every year to an university thesis (from national and foreign universities) and to a film script inspired by the work and/or life of the writer, to children's drawings inspired by Moravia's tales Storie della Preistoria, and to italian and foreign writers. Since 1997, it issues a semestrial review, Quaderni. The Fondo has produced some short documentary films and has published Moravia al/nel Cinema. The library and archives of the Fondo Alberto Moravia, and the house, can be visited by appointment at Associazione Fondo Alberto Moravia. Lungotevere della Vittoria n.1, 00195 Roma info: 06.3203698 -

The photograph of Moravia at the beginning of this Blog is reproduced from