Natalia Ginzburg | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Judith Laurence Pastore

This literature criticism consists of approximately 15 pages of analysis & critique of Natalia Ginzburg.
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Critical Essay by Judith Laurence Pastore

SOURCE: Pastore, Judith Laurence. “The Sounds of Silence: The Absence of Narrative Presence in Natalia Ginzburg's La cittá e la casa.Italian Culture 11 (1993): 311-22.

In the following essay, Pastore discusses Ginzburg's use of a narrative absence approach in her fiction, especially in La cittá e la casa.

Natalia Ginzburg has done well to “rely on her own ear for the dramatic transcript of a language within which resides the secret of her narrative powers and beneath which one senses the presence of something unsaid.”

—Raul Radice

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