I dispositivi fototestuali autobiografici. Retoriche e verità

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Abstract

[automatically translated] The case of fototesti autobiographical first be analyzed as an autobiographical writing that feels the need to express itself in other ways; secondly as a specific practice that rhetoric chooses the image, to the keyword, as a further persuasive force; Finally, as a very special case of iconotesti, using some varieties of the connection between the verbal portion and the visuals. It is to analyze not only how is the collaboration between photographs and autobiographical writing, that is, through such connectors - frames, white space, overlapping and captions - but also to understand what are the functions of the photographs in relation to the literary part. This is in order to understand what truth is affirmed in the examples chosen: Franca Valeri, Grégoire Bouillier, Roland Barthes, Winfried G. Sebald, Lalla Romano, Jovanotti, Edward Said, Azar Nafisi, Vladimir Nabokov, André Breton, Hannah Höch, Annie Ernaux. The photographs display, confirm, add or resist the truth already expressed by the literary part? And if the literary narrative expresses the truth and resistance to the truth of the author himself, the photos show what stand up where?
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)1-37
Number of pages37
JournalBETWEEN
Volumevol. 4, n.7
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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