TITLE

Crises, Suffering and Breakdowns: Re-shaping Intimate Identity in Elsa Morante's La Storia

AUTHOR(S)
MORETTI, CHRISTIAN GABRIELE
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Italica;Autumn2013, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p422
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
A literary criticism of the book "La Storia," by Elsa Morante is presented. It outlines the characters in the book and their physical and psychological conditions. It examines the description of physical sufferings of the characters particularly by primary school teacher, Ida, who is raped by a German soldier and mother of Useppe. It also discusses identity crises which alter physical and body perceptions in the book's characters.
ACCESSION #
109189919

 

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