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Crivelli, Tatiana (2010). Fra Oriente e Occidente: improvvisazione poetica e carattere nazionale italiano nella Corinne di Mme de Staël. In: Alfonzetti, B; Bellucci, N. Corinne e l’Italia di Mme de Staël. Roma: Bulzoni editore, 83-106.

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Abstract

The article makes use of postcolonial theory, in particular of Said’s notion of orientalism, to investigate the refined play of implicit and explicit cultural assimilations involved in Stäel’s choice to represent Italy through an extemporaneous woman poet. In this study we look at Corinne in a different light: rather than accentuating those elements of the book, which anticipate modern comparativism, the author investigates its judging glance – that proceeds in a polarized fashion, typical of the imperialist epoch – and highlights the outsider perspective, from which Mme de Stäel imposes over Italy and the Italians a model for perceiving themselves as European.

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Item Type:Book Section, not refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Romance Studies
Dewey Decimal Classification:470 Latin & Italic languages
410 Linguistics
450 Italian, Romanian & related languages
800 Literature, rhetoric & criticism
440 French & related languages
460 Spanish & Portuguese languages
Language:Italian
Date:October 2010
Deposited On:07 Feb 2011 07:52
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 14:41
Publisher:Bulzoni editore
Series Name:Studi e Testi italiani. La Sapienza. Università di Roma
ISSN:1724-3653

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