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作者 Cavigioli, Rita
書名 Women of a certain age : contemporary Italian fictions of female aging / Rita C. Cavigioli
出版項 Madison, N.J. : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2005
國際標準書號 0838640656
9780838640654
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館2F西文書區  850.9354 C316 2005    到期 07-29-21  -  30500101510181
說明 270 pages ; 24 cm
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附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-260) and index
Scope and Plan for a Cultural Study of Italian Women's Narratives of Aging -- Overview of Related American Research on Gender and Aging -- Age Consciousness and Narrative Strategies -- Theories, Contexts, and Texts --
Part I. Contexts -- 1. Representations of Italian Women's Life Courses: A Historical Perspective -- 2. Aging in Italy Today -- 3. Older Italian Women: Between Tradition and Transition --
Part II. Texts -- 4. Female Lines in Family Narratives -- 5. Ripening and Completion in Women's Old-Age Novels -- 6. A Case Study: The 1968 Generation -- Conclusion
"Situated at the crossroads of gender studies, narratology, and cultural studies, this book investigates the impact that the demographic and cultural revolutions of the last century have had on Italian women's life courses." "The chronological focus of this study is the 1990s, a decade located at the end of a century deeply marked by women's search for identity, their growth as historical subjects, and the demographic explosion of older women in Italy's population. Since the beginning of the twentieth century, women's life expectancy has doubled in a European country that today competes with Spain for the world's lowest birth rate and that counts more elderly than young people."--Jacket
鏈接 Online version: Cavigioli, Rita. Women of a certain age. Madison, N.J. : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2005 (OCoLC)607617420
主題 Italian fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Italian fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism
Aging in literature
Women in literature
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