The Intertextual Self: The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana

7 Pages Posted: 15 Jan 2008

Date Written: 2007

Abstract

This is a review of Umberto Eco's novel La misteriosa fiamma della regina Loana (2004) with a special focus on its portrayal of the self and memory, and reflections on the way the novel's treatment reveals the intertextual makeup of personal identity and of ideology, and their grounding in a specific cultural and discursive environment.

Keywords: Intertextuality, Self, Memory, Eco, Identity

Suggested Citation

Garcia Landa, Jose Angel, The Intertextual Self: The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana (2007). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1077046 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1077046

Jose Angel Garcia Landa (Contact Author)

Universidad de Zaragoza ( email )

Gran Via 2
Zaragoza, 50005
Spain

HOME PAGE: http://www.garcialanda.net

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