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Title The pleasure of writing : critical essays on Dacia Maraini / edited by Rodica Diaconescu-Blumenfeld and Ada Testaferri.
Imprint West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, [2000]

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Series Purdue studies in Romance literatures ; v. 20
Purdue studies in Romance literatures ; v. 20.
Subject Maraini, Dacia -- Criticism and interpretation.
Alt Name Diaconescu-Blumenfeld, Rodica.
Testaferri, Ada.
NetLibrary, Inc.
Description ix, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2001. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585361843 (electronic bk.) : $43.95
1557531978 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 47010052
Additional Format Original (DLC) 99089306 (OCoLC)43060629.
Table of Contents
 Editors' Preface 
Pt. 1Preliminaries 
  Introduction / Rodica Diaconescu-Blumenfeld3
  Reflections on the Logical and Illogical Bodies of My Sexual Compatriots / Dacia Maraini21
Pt. 2Demythicizing Genre: Issues of Representation and Language 
  De-tecting Voci / Ada Testaferri41
  Spatialized Gender and the Poetry of Dacia Maraini / Corrado Federici61
  Ecriture Feminine as Consciousness of the Condition of Women in Dacia Maraini's Early Narrative / Elisabetta Properzi Nelsen77
Pt. 3Poetics and Practices of Liberation 
  Symbolic Mediation and Female Community in Dacia Maraini's Fiction / Virginia Picchietti103
  Variations on a Theme: Violence against Women in the Writings of Dacia Maraini / Giovanna Bellesia121
  Dacia Maraini's "Barricade Theater" / Daniela Cavallaro135
Pt. 4Historiographies 
  A memoria: Charting a Cultural Map for Women's Transition from Preistoria to Storia / Giancarlo Lombardi149
  La lunga vita di Marianna Ucria: A Feminist Revisiting of the Eighteenth Century / Maria Ornella Marotti165
  Vocal Marginality: Dacia Maraini's Veronica Franco / Paola Caru179
Pt. 5Reclaiming the Body in the Construction of Subjectivity 
  Body as Will: Incarnate Voice in Dacia Maraini / Rodica Diaconescu-Blumenfeld195
  Remembering What the Closed Eye Sees: Some Notes on Dacia Maraini's Postmodern Oresteia / Gabrielle Cody215
  Revolution in the Laundry / Pauline Dagnino232
  Toward a Poor Feminist Cinema: The Experimental Films of Dacia Maraini / Aine O'Healy246
 List of Contributors265