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Sister Souls: The Power of Personal Narrative in the Poetic Works of Antonia Pozzi and Vittorio Sereni

Godey, Amber R.

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ISBN 10: 1611470323 / ISBN 13: 9781611470321
Editorial: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, U.S.A., 2011
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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149pgs. pictorial covers. as new.This book focuses on the autobiographical poetry of early twentieth century author Antonia Pozzi and her lifelong friend and fellow poet, Vittorio Sereni In the diaries of both authors, autobiography functions as a means of constantly reasserting the self as a unique and separate individual against the totalizing forces of Fascist propaganda. Size: Octavo. N° de ref. de la librería 024085

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Título: Sister Souls: The Power of Personal ...

Editorial: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 2011

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket as Issued

Edición: First Edition.

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This book focuses on the autobiographical poetry of early twentieth century author Antonia Pozzi and her lifelong friend and fellow poet, Vittorio Sereni. Antonia Pozzi, an author whose popularity in Italy has increased dramatically in the past few years, was a young girl during the First World War. She was born into a wealthy and influential family, and, after the rise of Fascism, her father was a prominent state official. In 1938 Pozzi committed suicide at the age of twenty-six. Her major collection of poems, Parole, was published posthumously. Pozzi?s best friend, "brother" and most devoted confidant, Vittorio Sereni, is a more recognizable figure in Italian literary history. Born in 1913, a year after Pozzi, he served in the Italian Army during World War II, and was held in an allied prison camp in Algeria during the last years of the war. While Sereni is by far the better-known author, his response to the war experience and, particularly, to imprisonment recalls Pozzi?s work on a number of levels. In the ?diaries? of both authors, autobiography functions as a means of constantly reasserting the self as a unique and separate individual against the totalizing forces of Fascist propaganda.

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Amber Godey received her PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Santa Barbara, with an emphasis on 20th century Italian, French and English literatures, and her BA in English from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. She has taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara as well as Central Texas College, and is currently an adjunct instructor at Western New Mexico University.

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