Grazia Deledda's Eternal Adolescent: The Pathology of Arrested Maturation - The Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Series in Italian Studies (Hardback)
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Grazia Deledda's Eternal Adolescent: The Pathology of Arrested Maturation - The Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Series in Italian Studies (Hardback)

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Hardback 214 Pages / Published: 01/02/2002
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Deledda, the Nobel Prize winner of 1926, a century ago identified a psychosociological pathology: the arrested maturation of her male characters. Throughout her prose, truncated maturity functions as a psychological undertow, sucking down its suffers and the women who love them into the depths of fictive drama. Concomittantly she dissects male-female relationships within the framing leitmotiv of prolonged male adolescence, undergirded by a woman's boundless tolerance for male narcissitic despair. Deledda's literary strategy subverts conventional expectations in surprising ways, as she exposes the inner workings of a patronistic wolrd where her women can finally wield a fragment of power.

Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press,U.S.
ISBN: 9780838639351
Number of pages: 214
Weight: 509 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm

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