Corporeal Bonds: The Daughter-Mother Relationship in Twentieth-Century Italian Women’s Writing (Toronto Italian Studies)

Corporeal Bonds: The Daughter-Mother Relationship in Twentieth-Century Italian Women’s Writing (Toronto Italian Studies)The mother-daughter relationship is a popular theme in contemporary Italian writing but has never before been analysed in a comprehensive book-length study. In Corporeal Bonds, Patrizia Sambuco analyses novels by authors such as Elsa Morante, Francesca Sanvitale, Mariateresa Di Lascia, and Elena Ferrante, each of which is narrated from the daughter’s point of view and depicts the daughter’s bond with the mother.Highlighting the recurrent images throughout these works, Sambuco traces these ba…

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