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Addressing the letter : Italian women writers' epistolary fiction

Author: Laura A Salsini
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2010
Series: Toronto Italian studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Women writers of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Italy reinvigorated the modern epistolary novel through their re-fashioning of the genre as a tool for examining women's roles and experiences. Addressing the Letter argues that many epistolary novels purposely tie narrative structure to thematic content, creating in the process powerful texts that reflect and challenge literary and socio-cultural norms. Through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura A Salsini
ISBN: 9781442687233 1442687231
OCLC Number: 759157271
Language Note: Includes some text in Italian.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 190 pages).
Contents: Love letters --
Literary responses --
Making connections --
Addressing women.
Series Title: Toronto Italian studies.
Responsibility: Laura A. Salsini.
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In Addressing the Letter, Laura A. Salsini considers how the works of authors including the Marchesa Colombi, Sibilla Aleramo, Gianna Manzini, Natalia Ginzburg, and Oriana Fallaci highlight such  Read more...

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