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Postmodern ethics : Sciascia's and Tabucchi's re-appropriation of committed writing 1975-2005

Author: Elizabeth Wren-Owens
Publisher: Newcastle, U.K. : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Postmodern Ethics offers a new perspective on debates surrounding the role of the intellectual in Italian society, and provides an original reading of two important Italian contemporary writers, Leonardo Sciascia and Antonio Tabucchi. It examines the ways in which the two writers use literature to engage with their socio-political environment in a climate informed by the doubts and scepticism of postmodernism, after  Read more...
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Wren-Owen, Elizabeth.
Postmodern Ethics : The Re-appropriation of Committed Writing in the Works of Antonio Tabucchi and Leonardo Sciascia 1975-2005.
Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2007
Named Person: Leonardo Sciascia; Antonio Tabucchi; Leonardo Sciascia; Antonio Tabucchi; Leonardo Sciascia; Antonio Tabucchi
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Wren-Owens
ISBN: 9781443810777 1443810770
OCLC Number: 847714939
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.--University of Warwick, 2005) presented under the title: The phoenix speaks: the reclamation of socio-political engagement in the works of Leonardo Sciascia and Antonio Tabucchi, 1975-2005.
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 210 p.)
Contents: Pt. I. Text and society : text in society --
pt. II. Engagement through spatial respresentations --
pt. III. The challenge of communication --
pt. IV. The challenges of intertextuality and self-reflexivity --
pt. V. Conclusions.
Responsibility: by Elizabeth Wren-Owens.

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