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Title: Mutating Identities: Clarice Lispector's um sopro de vida - pulsações and Virginia Woolf's between the acts
Author: Correia, Alda Maria
Keywords: Fictional identity
Multiplicity of voices
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Afrontamento
Abstract: The questioning of fictional identities is central in both texts. Their structure illustrates the Bakhtinian notions of heteroglossia and dialogism and one of their main themes is the structuring and restructuring of social and personal history. Together with the use of irony and humour, the parody of social context, the use of intertextuality and metafiction, the exploration of fragment and of discontinuity, the development of self reflection and the interrogation of the author before the condition of his work, the focusing on the presence of a reader lost in the interpretation of the text, this problematisation of fictional identities places these two novels between the acts of modernism and postmodernism.
ISSN: 1645-1112
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