Sul romanzo di per-formazione. Silvio D'Arzo, Penny e Gec

Fabrizia Vita


The article proposes a theoretical reflection on the genre of the coming-of-age novel from a performative perspective. The analysis is applied to two novels by Silvio D’Arzo, Penny Wirton e sua madre and Gec dell’Avventura. The narrative structure of the two texts shows significant tangencies, thematic and stylistic, with poetry and theater.


Coming-of-Age Novel; Silvio D'Arzo; Performance Studies; Literary Genres; Orality and Writing

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