The notion of citizenship is part of national collective memory and a memory of individuals belonging to a specific historical and cultural context. This book seeks to investigate the importance of women's relationship with citizenship and nationality from a diachronic perspective analysing different forms of writing in various European contexts.
The Editors: Annamaria Lamarra is Professor of English Literature at the University Federico II, Naples (Italy), where she is also Director of the Language Centre. Her recent publications include Behn Aphra (Oxford 2008). She is co-editor of the volume Aphra Behn In/And Our Time (Paris 2009). Eleonora Federici (M.A., Ph.D. University of Hull, UK) is Associate Professor of English Language at the University of Calabria (Italy). Her main research areas are translation studies, gender studies and postcolonial studies from a linguistic and cultural perspective. She has co-edited with A. Lamarra and V. Fortunati The Controversial Women's Body: Images and Representations in Literature and Arts (2004) and she is author of The Translator as Intercultural Mediator (2006).