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Figlie di Omero. Verso un'epica femminile.

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This thesis aims to establish the literary terms in which it is possible to identify Amelia Rosselli (1930-1996) and Patrizia Vicinelli (1943-1991) as the first female writers of epic poetry in the Italian language. The Parte prima (Premesse e intenzioni) presents a discussion on the secular exclusion of women from the literary canon, and in particular on the implicit separation between epic and lyric, as originally producers of gender anxiety (Gilbert and Gubar) and genre anxiety...

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University of Oxford

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University of Oxford
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University College London
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University of Oxford
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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