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Race and Narrative in Italian Women's Writing since Unification

Race and Narrative in Italian Women's Writing since Unification( )
Author: Coburn, Melissa
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $72.00
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Given that race is a socio-historical and political construction, this work argues that race is also a narrative construction. Examining the construction of race in works by Italian authors since national unification (Deledda, Serao, Ginzburg and Ghermandi), the book finds certain elements to be common in both racial and narrative formations. These include intertextuality; characterization, plot, and tropes; the tension between the projections of identity as individual, group, and...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / Italian
Language Arts & Disciplines / Rhetoric
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.76 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.86 Pounds

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