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Author De Gasperin, Vilma, 1969-

Title Loss and the Other in the Visionary Work of Anna Maria Ortese / Vilma De Gasperin
Published Oxford : Oxford Unviersity Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (306 pages) : illustrations (black and white)
Series Oxford modern languages and literature monographs
Oxford modern languages and literature monographs.
Contents Cover; Loss and the Other in the Visionary Work of Anna Maria Ortese; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Figures; Abbreviations; WORKS BY ANNA MARIA ORTESE; TRANSLATIONS OF WORKS BY ANNA MARIA ORTESE; OTHER WORKS; Introduction; LOSS AND THE OTHER; CHAOS AND FORM; 1: Beginnings; FROM LOSS TO FORM IN ORTESE'S EARLY WRITINGS; THE ELEGY 'MANUELE'; BROTHERS AND FAREWELLS; The encroaching end of youth: 'Pellerossa'; 'Il capitano': brother and adulthood; LOVE AND MELANCHOLY IN 'LA CURA'; 2: Fictional Autobiography
IL PORTO DI TOLEDO: THE FICTIONAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN INVENTED ISTRUCTURE, LANGUAGE, AND INTERTEXTUALITY; 'AH, YOUTH IS SPENT': LEOPARDI'S THEME OF YOUTH; Damasa, the Melancholy Poet; Beauty, death, and writing: Conte D'Orgaz; Rassa and the 'Age of Desolation'; THE EXPERIENCE OF LOVE: PAUL VALÉRY AND FERNANDO VILLALÓN; 3: Realist Short Stories; NAPLES AND THE CALL FOR SOCIAL REALISM: IL MARE NON BAGNA NAPOLI; THE FORBIDDEN SEA AND THE AVERTED GAZE; THE BATTLE OF REASON; JOURNEY THROUGH HELL: 'LA CITTÀ INVOLONTARIA'; LAST FLICKERS OF HOPE: 'INTERNO FAMILIARE'
REALITY AND THE END OF CHILDHOOD: EUGENIA AND PAPELE4: Fairy Tales; ELVES AND THEIR TALES; Fairy tales; Elves: monaciello and folletto; ECHO OF A HAPPY TIME: 'IL MONACIELLO DI NAPOLI'; Storytelling; Figura of a lost world; 'Echo of a happy time'; The urchins: Nicola and Pinocchio; 'FOLLETTO A GENOVA'; Up the staircase into the fairy tale; Stellino, elf and child; IL CARDILLO ADDOLORATO: FAIRY TALE AND HISTORY; A narrative kaleidoscope; Hieronymus Käppchen: Nature's old child; The Rights of Man and the 'underground people'; 5: Animal Allegories; HUMANITY'S CARDINAL SIN: 'PICCOLO DRAGO'
FANTASY AND SOCIAL CRITIQUE IN L'IGUANA'A most strange story': theatre, dream, and the critique of realism; Ocaña, the imaginary island; Iguana: the shaping of the Other; Social critique and the paradigm of colonization; Daddo's ethical journey; THE SWANSONG: ALONSO E I VISIONARI; Fable, crime fiction, epistolary novel, and prayer; Paradise lost: loss, mourning, crime, and expiation; Alonso, 'metaphor of lost things'; Adieus and returns; Conclusion; Bibliography; WORKS BY ANNA MARIA ORTESE; English Translations; Selected Literary Texts in Journals; Selected Articles; SECONDARY SOURCES
Selected Interviews with Anna Maria OrteseCriticism on Anna Maria Ortese; Other Literary Works; Criticism and other Texts; Reference; Television and Online Resources; Index
Summary This text explores the literary work of Anna Maria Ortese (1914-1998), one of the greatest and most original writers in 20th-century Italian and European literature and shows the intense relationship between Ortese's texts and masterpieces of European literature
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Ortese, Anna Maria -- Criticism and interpretation
Ortese, Anna Maria.
Loss (Psychology) in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- Italian.
Loss (Psychology) in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191655111
0191655112
9781306568128
1306568129
9780191751998
0191751995