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In Italy, as in most Western cultures, the 1960s was a dynamic and turbulent decade of social change. Dacia Maraini, in this short story collection, explores the vexing, tragic, and often humorous experiences of women living in modern urban Italy. With a style as lean as Samuel Beckett s, and a love of the absurd that rivals Eugene Ionesco, Maraini s stories are both poignant and wickedly funny. The writer s ironic lens zooms in to examining sexual relations, working conditions, women s issues, and family dynamics, ...

My Husband 2004, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo ON

ISBN-13: 9780889204324

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