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Diario epistolare a Corrado Pavolini

  • Helle Busacca,
  • Edited by:
  • Serena Manfrida,

Vulcano, Sicily 1964. After a meeting with him in Cortona, Helle Busacca, a poet and writer from Messina, began drafting an epistolary diary dedicated to Corrado Pavolini, a well-known intellectual and film director of Tuscan origins with whom she had been in love for over twenty years. Through the so far unpublished pages she dedicated to “una storia senza storia” (“a story without history"), the writer brings to life an incandescent theatre of the self, in which the dramatization of personal experience, the self-representative elaboration and the expression of a living and restless inner self combine in a mixture of strongly hybrid characters, which is conveyed by a disruptive communicative force. As the desperately pursued interlocutor becomes increasingly evanescent and unreachable, the voice of a modern tragic heroine emerges unmistakably between claim and confession.

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Serena Manfrida is a PhD in Mediterranean Languages and Cultures. She is both a writer and a scholar, and has carried out research on the autobiography genre and the writing of the female self for a long time. She has already dedicated the monograph Helle Busacca.
La scala ripida verso le stelle (2010) and the essay Helle Busacca: furore e assoluto (2011) to the said author from Messina.
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Book Title

Diario epistolare a Corrado Pavolini

Editors

Serena Manfrida

Authors

Helle Busacca

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

170

Publication Year

2014

Copyright Information

© 2014 Author(s)

Content License

CC BY 4.0

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CC0 1.0

Publisher Name

Firenze University Press

DOI

10.36253/978-88-6655-583-4

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978-88-6655-580-3

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978-88-6655-583-4

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978-88-6655-585-8

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978-88-9273-440-1

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Fonti storiche e letterarie – Edizioni cartacee e digitali

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2704-5994

Series E-Issn

2704-6001

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