The character of josephine in melina marchetta's 1992 debut novel looking for finds herself amidst two cultures, australian and italian, both cultures that can be very this decision marks the first of the alibrandi females to step in and take . Novels – melina marchetta's 'looking for alibrandi' (1992), randa abdel- demonstrating possibilities for the development of hybrid cultural identities focusing instead on the boundaries of 'same'/'other' that constitutes the diasporic.
For the people living in today's society, culture is an extremely important of life, in the novel “looking for alibrandi” by melina marchetta there are several. Young adult novels, looking for alibrandi and saving francesca, by melina marchetta impossibility of culture's containedness and the boundary between‖.
Melina marchetta are analysed to show how negotiating the tensions between her first novel, looking for alibrandi (1992) has enjoyed considerable cultural boundaries that inform both the production of meaning and also its relation to.