Goliarda Sapienza in Context (Kobo eBook)

Goliarda Sapienza in Context By Alberica Bazzoni, Emma Bond, Katrin Wehling-Giorgi, Mariagiovanna Andrigo, Andrée Bella, Aureliana Di Rollo, Monica Farnetti, Laura Ferro, Emma Gobbato, Laura Fortini, M. Belén Hernández, Maria Morelli, Goffredo Polizzi, Charlotte Ross, Alberica Bazzoni, Emma Bond, Katrin Wehling-Giorgi Cover Image
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The present edited collection of essays on the Sicilian author Goliarda Sapienza includes contributions from established and emerging scholars working in the field of contemporary women’s writing. Essays in this volume examine Sapienza through multiple perspectives, taking into account the articulation of subjectivity through autobiographical writing and the complex representation of gender and sexual identities. Also considered here is Sapienza’s oblique position within the Italian literary canon, with contributions moving beyond isolated textual analyses whilst attempting to situate the author’s works within a framework of intertextual and contextual cultural references. Exploring the fertile network of explicit and implicit intersections with Italian and European literature (English and French in particular), as well as with Western philosophical thought in which Sapienza’s texts are embedded, this volume will provide an overdue contribution to the belated appraisal of an author whose due recognition is, in Cesare Garboli’s words, only a matter of time: “Time will work in favour of Goliarda Sapienza’s works. And this is not a wish; it is a certainty.”

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ISBN-13: 9781611479171
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication Date: June 1st, 2016