«Shopping for simplicity»: moda e americanizzazione nell’opera di Anzia Yezierska


  • Anna Scacchi Università di Padova


abito, identità etnica e di genere, modernità, americanizzazione, Anzia Yezierska


Anzia Yezierska nella sua narrativa esplora il cambio d’abito dell’immigrato sia letteralmente, come abbandono dei vecchi panni per l’adozione della moda statunitense, sia come metafora dei conflitti e contaminazioni innescati dal contatto interculturale.

Shopping for Simplicity: Fashion and Americanization in the Works of Anzia Yezierska
In Anzia Yezierska’s writings the immigrant’s change of clothes is explored both literally, as the rejection of ethnic clothes for US-American fashion, and as a metaphor of cross-cultural conflicts and contaminationsa.


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Scacchi , A. (2021). «Shopping for simplicity»: moda e americanizzazione nell’opera di Anzia Yezierska. Oltreoceano - Rivista Sulle Migrazioni, (8), 65–78. Retrieved from https://riviste.lineaedizioni.it/index.php/oltreoceano/article/view/235