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Tiziana de Rogatis

Elena Ferrante’s Key Words

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Tiziana de Rogatis

Elena Ferrante’s Key Words

2019, pp. 320, Paperback
ISBN: 9781609455637
Translated by: Will Schutt
Region: Italy
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$ 18.00

The book

“I greatly admire the work of Tiziana de Rogatis. She is a reader of deep refinement. Often I think that she knows my books better than I. So, I read her with admiration and remain silent.”—Elena Ferrante, in the magazine, San Lian Sheng Huo Zhou Kan

Ferrante’s four-volume novel cycle known in English as the Neapolitan quartet has become a global success, with over ten million readers in close to fifty countries. Her readers recount feeling “addicted” to the novels; they describe a pleasure in reading that is as rare as it is irresistible, a compulsion that leads them either to devour the books or to ration them so as to prolong the pleasure.

De Rogatis here addresses that same transnational, diverse, transversal audience. Key Words is conceived as a lighted path made of luminous key words that synthesize the multiform aspects of Ferrante’s writing and guide us through the labyrinth of her global success.

The author

Tiziana de Rogatis
Born in Naples, Tiziana de Rogatis is currently an associate professor of Comparative Literature at the University for Foreigners of Siena. Her recent work analyzes modern constructions of the feminine interpreted in an anthropological manner via the reemergence of classical myths. She has written and lectured widely on Elena Ferrante in Italy and elsewhere in Europe, Asia and the United States. She lives in Rome.

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