Giraffes in the Garden of Italian Literature: Modernist Embodiment in Italo Svevo, Federigo Tozzi and Carlo Emilio Gadda, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Giraffes in the Garden of Italian Literature

Modernist Embodiment in Italo Svevo, Federigo Tozzi and Carlo Emilio Gadda, 1st Edition

By Deborah Amberson

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186 pages

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Giraffes in the Garden of Italian Literature investigates the central nexus in the work of Italo Svevo, Federigo Tozzi and Carlo Emilio Gadda and considers it as evidence of a programmatic attempt to renegotiate human embodiment in order to validate an alternate space of lived corporeality.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Three Giraffes in Italy's Literary Garden 1. Corporeal Revolutions: Interrogating Modern and Modernist Embodiment 2. Corporeal Arrhythmia: Svevo's Stylistics of Limping and Potentiality 3. Blind Refusal: Tozzi's Stylistic Phenomenology of Hypersensitivity 4. Bodies, Borders and the Offended Self: Gadda's Stylistic Ethics of Misogyny 5. Conclusion: Italian Giraffes, Italian Bodies

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General