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Fictions of Appetite - a book by Cesaretti, Enrico

Fictions of Appetite

Alimentary Discourses in Italian Modernist Literature

Fictions of Appetite( )
Author: Cesaretti, Enrico
Series title:Italian Modernities Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Peter Lang
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $64.95
Book Description:

Fictions of Appetite explores and investigates the aesthetic significance of images of food, appetite and consumption in a body of modernist literature published in Italian between 1905 and 1939. The corpus examined includes novels, short stories, poems, essays and plays by F.T. Marinetti, Aldo Palazzeschi, Massimo Bontempelli, Paola Masino and Luigi Pirandello. The book underlines the literary relevance and symbolic implications of the «culinary sign», suggesting a link between...
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