A Sacred Journey to Naples: Michelle de Kretser’s Questions of Travel

Roberta Trapè (Università di Melbourne)

Abstract

All’interno del tema del viaggio australiano in Italia, l’articolo analizzerà le immagini di Napoli nel romanzo di Michelle de Kretser Questions of Travel (2012). Inizierà con una breve introduzione alla storia del viaggio australiano e con un resoconto dei viaggi in Italia di de Kretser, accompagnato dai suoi commenti sulla sua esperienza (Trapè 2015). Proseguirà con il trattamento dell’Italia nel romanzo. Analizzerà quali immagini dell’Italia la scrittrice presenta in Questions of Travel al fine di definire il suo atteggiamento nei confronti di questo paese. L’analisi verrà condotta con il supporto teorico dello studio di Philippe Hamon sulla descrizione.

DOI: 10.17456/SIMPLE-47

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