Nino Ricci: Essays on His Works

Nino Ricci: Essays on His Works

by Marino Tuzi (Editor)

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Overview

This book of essays examines the fictional work of Nino Ricci from a variety of critical perspectives. These perspectives include ideas about literature, culture, identity, politics, and society in terms of Canada and the modern world. Each contributor in the book of essays examines a specific novel, focusing on the prevailing themes and literary elements used by Ricci to construct his work of fiction. This critical study allows the reader to enhance one's understanding of Ricci's particular style and vision as a writer. It also provides an understanding of Nino Ricci's contribution to contemporary Canadian fiction and world literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781550719512
Publisher: Guernica Editions Inc
Publication date: 04/01/2016
Series: Essential Writers Series , #43
Edition description: None
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Marino Tuzi has published essays in books and journals on a variety of subjects on literature and culture. His book, The Power of Allegiances, examines the fiction of selected Italian-Canadian writers within the context of the immigrant experience and minority writing.

Table of Contents

Foreword Marino Tuzi vii

Disjunction, Paradox, and the Deromanticization of the Old World in Lives of the Saints Marino Tuzi 1

Modernity and the Problem of Cultural Identity: A Critical Analysis of In A Glass House Lise Hogan 33

The Theme of Cultural of Displacement in the Novel, Where She Has Gone William Anselmi 49

Postcolonialism and Shifting Notions of Exile in Nino Ricci's Fictional Trilogy Jim Zucchero 67

The Novelist As Anthropologist: An Essay on the Fictional Work of Nino Ricci Howard A. Doughty 93

Subjectivity, Ideology, and Culture in the Fictional Trilogy of Nino Ricci Marino Tuzi 113

The Gospel According to Nino Ricci: An Examination of the Novel Testament Brian L. Flack 157

Science, Human Suffering, and Revelation in Nino Ricci's The Origin of Species: A Literary and Thematic Study Marino Tuzi 181

Sleep… Without Reason Breeds Monsters: An Analysis of Ricci's Novel Brian L. Flack 227

Interview With Nino Ricci Marino Tuzi 255

Selected Bibliography: Novels by Nino Ricci 263

Contributors 265

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