"Mezziuomini, mezzedonne e piglianculo". Rappresentazioni e relazioni nella Sicilia Occidentale

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[automatically translated] If against the "men" can be attributed, by inference, such as consistency, freedom of judgment and honesty, both "half-men" who, in return, the "half-women" and "piglianculo" hide a dark side, an unknown percentage of non-value. It is provided by periodic stigmatization to which they are subjected in the encounter with others. Because, if ominicchi ape, the pigliainculo not having, from the end that points to them, a "self-reflexive integrity", and undergoing a relational expropriation of their authentic self, experimenting in different ways the encounter with the other. The sagggio retraces some entries that from everyday life to retrace the Sicilian literary representations of homosexuality insular company has long maintained. It places then,
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationIl silenzio degli altri. Discriminati, esclusi e invisibili
Number of pages20
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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