The Intertextual Self: The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana
7 Pages Posted: 15 Jan 2008
Date Written: 2007
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
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