A Window on the Italian Female Modernist Subjectivity: From Neera to Laura Curino

A Window on the Italian Female Modernist Subjectivity: From Neera to Laura Curino


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ISBN-13: 9781443849838
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Series: Veroffentlichungen des Instituts f|r Europaische Geschichte Mainz - Beihefte Series , #39
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Rossella Riccobono is Lecturer in Italian at the University of St Andrews. Her research interests include twentieth-century poetry and narrative, and contemporary Italian cinema. She has published several essays on Eugenio Montale and Cesare Pavese, and also has publications on Pier Vittorio Tondelli and film director Mario Martone. Dr Riccobono was also the co-editor of 'Onde di questo mare.' Reconsidering Pavese (2003), and co-edited Vested Voices: Literary Trasvestism in Italian Literature (2006) with Ermina Passannanti, and Vested Voices II: Creating with Transvestism: From Bertolucci to Boccaccio (2007) with Federica G. Pedriali. She recently edited a collection of essays, entitled The Poetics of the Margins: Mapping Europe from the Interstices. She currently directs the St Andrews Poetry Forum at the University of St Andrews, and Mosaici (www.mosaici.org.uk), the online electronic journal and resource centre for Italian poetry.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction Rossella M. Riccobono 1

Thresholds of Being: Modernity and Female Subjectivity in Neera's Work Mariarosa Mettifogo 11

Circe and Marie Tarnowska by Annie Vivanti: Reflections on the Space between Self and Fiction Anne Urbancic 32

An Imaged Life: Wanda Wulz and the Familiar Archive Silvia Valisa 45

Artemisia: oltre la biografia, oltre la parola Carmela Pierini 78

'II merlo' di Gianna Manzini. Ipotesi per un reticolo intertestuale Rossella M. Riccobono 92

Oltre la soglia delle apparenze: Quaderno proibito di Alba de Céspedes Mariella Muscariello 105

La tregua non esiste per le donne: I ponti di Schwerin di Liana Millu Stefania Lucamante 119

La narratività come dimensione liminale nell'opera di Liana Millu Natalie Dupré 129

Displacement, Gendered Spaces, History and Subjectivity: Natalia Ginzburg's Experience of 'Confino' Claudia Nocentini 147

'Io, Giulio': The Eroticised Speaking Subject in the Novels of Milena Milani Sharon Wood 170

A Voice of Her Own: Laura Curino and the Boundaries of Subjectivity Juliet F. Guzzetta 187

Notes on Contributors 202

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