Dacia Maraini and Her Place in Contemporary Italian Literature
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Dacia Maraini and Her Place in Contemporary Italian Literature

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Published by Berg Pub Ltd .
Written in English


  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Italy,
  • Italian

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12047282M
ISBN 101859730183
ISBN 109781859730188

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  This translation of Maraini's epistolary work marks the introduction of the prolific and multitalented Italian poet, playwright and novelist to an American audience. Bianca, the author of the book's letters, has fled Rome to work on her neglected novel and untangle herself from an obsessive, intermittent love affair with Marina, whom Bianca Author: Dacia Maraini. Dacia Maraini and Her Place in Contemporary Italian Literature: : Merry: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address Author: Merry. Maraini, Dacia (–) 20 April Category: World Literature Author: Criticism Since her literary debut and success in with the novel La vacanza (The vacation), Dacia Maraini has become the most prolific and well-known Italian feminist writer, poet, critic, and activist both in Italy and abroad. As the Director of the book series SOPHIA, Professor La Luna edited several volumes (both in Italian and in English) in honor of the most famous contemporary Italian writer, Dacia Maraini (). His research activity also focuses on Girolamo De Rada (), the major Italian-Albanian poet of the Romantic period.