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Oltre Babilonia ? Postcolonial Female Trajectories towards Nomadic Subjectivity

Carroli, Piera


This article focuses on female protagonists in and women writers of postcolonial Italian literature. Through Rosi Braidotti's figuration of 'nomadic subjectivity' and 'nomadic ethics', particular attention is given to the literary representation of female subjects in transition, especially in Igiaba Scego's latest novel Oltre Babilonia. The discussion is embedded in the postcolonial context with a rationale for the theoretical framework; an overview of female trajectories and themes in Italian...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Italian Studies
DOI: 10.1179/016146210X12593180182694


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