La lotta per la sposa

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] The fight for the bride

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According to this article’s authoress, the wedding ceremonial in present-day societies has lost tradition’s fixed pattern, even though it still keeps the competitive element and spectacular point of view. As a matter of fact, in European popular tradition wedding is always considered as a representation and a play with a happy ending. In the article the authoress re-propose to study one of the most spectacular and dramatic form of engagement called “Mock bride”.
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] The fight for the bride
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)465-477
Number of pages13
Publication statusPublished - 2004


  • fidanzamento
  • matrimonio
  • riti di passaggio


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