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author: Chiara Lippi (Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Dipartimento di Studi Linguistici e Culturali, Modena, (IT))

La distancia entre nosotros. El Bildungroman chicano y su Programa Narrativo

language: spanish

publication date: April 2022

abstract: The distance between us by Reyna Grande is a Latin-American Bildungsroman, which focuses on the linguistic issue stemming from the tension between a point of departure – Mexicanity – and the final destination - the interaction with the United States. This feminine memoir explores the tension between two cultural systems - a dialectic the article will analyse through the semiotic theory of A J Greimas. In particular, this article will look at the author’s Bildungsroman as a Narrative Programme, including several actantial roles in order to highlight the axiological value of the work, as well as its importance in the Chicanx literature.

keywords: Bildungsroman, Mexicanity, Greimas, Narrative Programme, Actantial Roles

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citation information: Chiara Lippi, La distancia entre nosotros. El Bildungroman chicano y su Programa Narrativo, "Ocula", vol.23, April 2022.



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