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作者 Pickering-Iazzi, Robin, author
書名 The Mafia in Italian lives and literature : life sentences and their geographies / Robin Pickering-Iazzi
出版項 Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2015]
©2015
國際標準書號 9781442631892
9781442629080
1442631899
1442629088
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  PQ4053.M315 P53 2015    在架上    30610020484655
說明 ix, 271 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
系列 Cultural spaces
Toronto Italian studies
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-265) and index
The female mafia imaginary : contemporary Mafiose and Gabriella Badalamenti's Come l'oleandro -- The Mafia and the (non)sense of place : Amelia Crisantino's Cercando Palermo -- Maria Rosa Cutrufelli's postmodern geography of impegno : Mafia urban desertification in Canto al deserto: Storia di Tina, soldato di mafia -- Mafia geographies of voicelessness : Silvana La Spina's L'ultimo treno da Catania -- Engendering testimonial geographies of legality : bodily interiors, urban faces, cyberspatialities
"Using an array of cultural documents from 1990 to the present, including diaries, testimonies, fiction, online video postings, and anti-mafia social networks, Robin Pickering-Iazzi examines the myths, values, codes of behaviour, and relationships produced by the Italian mafia through a wide cross-disciplinary lens. The Mafia in Italian Lives and Literature explores the ways that these literary engagements with the mafia relate to broader contemporary Italian life and offer implicit challenges, and a quiet code of resistance, to the trauma and injustice wrought by the mafia in various Italian cities. Despite the long tradition of representing the mafia in Italian literature, until now women's contributions to this literature have been overlooked. Pickering-Iazzi's aim is to encourage new critical reflection on a broader selection of literature through new theoretical lenses in order to enrich our understanding of crime fiction, Sicily and Sicilian identity in literature, narrative traits of the new Italian epic, and the cultural and social functions of storytelling in life and literature."-- From publisher's website
主題 Italian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Literature and society -- Italy -- History -- 20th century
Mafia in literature
Crime in literature
Sicily (Italy) -- In literature
Mafia -- Italy -- History
Storytelling -- Social aspects -- Italy
Crime in literature. fast (OCoLC)fst00883038
Italian literature. fast (OCoLC)fst00980660
Mafia. fast (OCoLC)fst01005389
Mafia in literature. fast (OCoLC)fst01005398
Italy. fast (OCoLC)fst01204565
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc. fast (OCoLC)fst01411635
History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628
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