Giraffes in the Garden of Italian Literature : Modernist Embodiment in Italo Svevo, Federigo Tozzi and Carlo Emilio Gadda book cover
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Giraffes in the Garden of Italian Literature
Modernist Embodiment in Italo Svevo, Federigo Tozzi and Carlo Emilio Gadda





ISBN 9781907975264
Published January 30, 2012 by Routledge
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

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Deborah Amberson