Natalia Ginzburg

Natalia Ginzburg

A Voice of the Twentieth Century

eBook - 2000
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A prominent and prolific Italian writer, Natalia Ginzburg (1916-1991) is known for her novels, plays, short stories, and essays. This collection brings together, for an English-speaking audience, a variety of critical perspectives on Ginzburg's work. The essays, all by North American scholars, examine the author's entire production. The topics examined include Ginzburg's struggle to define herself as a woman, a writer, and an intellectual; her interpretation of the relationship between historical events and private lives; her reflections on the women's movement and the changing nature of the family; and her mastery of a distinctly personal writing style. What emerges here is a nuanced and complex portrait of Ginzburg and her work. The reader is given a sense of the importance of her contribution, not only as a writer but as a witness to the events of the twentieth century. The volume also includes a chronology, a bibliography, and translations of some of Ginzburg's lesser-known writings, including three articles, a poem, and a one-act play.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, Ä‚2000
ISBN: 9781282042209
1282042203
9781442677579
1442677570
9780802047229
080204722X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 250 pages)
Additional Contributors: Katz, Giuliana 1938-
Jeannet, Angela M.

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