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A Self-Reflexive Verista. Metareference and Autofiction in Luigi Capuana’s Narrative

A Self-Reflexive Verista. Metareference and Autofiction in Luigi Capuana’s Narrative

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With a Preface by Edwige Comoy Fusaro, this volume is one of few monographs on Italian post-Risorgimento author Luigi Capuana, and the first one written in English in more than forty years. Narratology and critical theory are combined with more ‘traditional’, historical-philological criticism to offer a radical rereading of the author’s narrative.
Central to this study is the seemingly counter-intuitive notion of artistic self-reflexivity, which represents an innovative take on an author like Capuana, who has long been ‘canonised’ as a verista.

People


Zuccala, Brian (Author)

Publisher:

Edizioni Ca' Foscari - Digital Publishing

Date:

2020

Format


application/pdf (1.55 MB)

Subject


• Luigi Capuana. Post-Unification Italy. Fin de siècle. Rereading the canon. Gender and narrative.

Object languages:

English

Sources


• Zuccala, Brian, A Self-Reflexive Verista. Venezia, Edizioni Ca' Foscari - Digital Publishing, 2020-06-26.

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Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 License.

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