‘Home Is Where One Starts from’: Journeys of Self-Discovery in Italian American Writing by Women.

Clara Ranghetti

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Abstract

What this paper focuses on is the intriguing connection between the interpersonal dimensions of human dwelling and journeying as experienced in the most touching plots written by Italian American women. It tries to situate the intricate and interdependent approaches in which the concepts of female self-construction of identity, home, inner and outer wandering function, offering a key to understand the ambiguity and often contradictory feelings of attachment and separation within Italian American female writing on migration.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)5-37
Numero di pagine33
RivistaL'ANALISI LINGUISTICA E LETTERARIA
Volume2006
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2006

Keywords

  • home, journey, self-discovery, Italian-American women writers

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