Figuring Women: A Thematic Study of Giovanni Verga's Female Characters

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Table of contents

  • Title Page 3
  • Contents 7
  • Author’s Note 9
  • Introduction 11
  • Abbreviations 17
  • 1 - Adolescence 21
  • 2 - Marriage 44
  • 3 - Motherhood 71
  • 4 - Sisterhood 102
  • 5 - Fatal Womanhood 143
  • Conclusion 172
  • Notes 177
  • Bibliography 197
  • Index 204
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