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La Valle Dell Eden

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105213171148
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Memories And Silences Haunted By Fascism

Author : Daniela Baratieri
ISBN : 3039118021
Genre : History
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Fascist and colonial legacies have been determinant in shaping how Italian colonialism has been narrated in Italy till the late 1960s. This book deals with the complex problem of public memory and discursive amnesia. The detailed research that underpins this book makes it no longer possible to claim that after 1945 there was an absolute and traumatic silence concerning Italy's colonial occupation of North and East Africa. However, the abiding public use of this history confirms the existence of an extremely selective and codified memory of that past. The author shows that colonial discourse persisted in historiography, newspapers, newsreels and film. Popular culture appears intertwined with political and economic interests and the power inscribed in elite and scientific knowledge. While readdressing the often mistaken historical time line that ignores that actual Italian colonial ties did not end with the fall of Fascism, but in 1960 with Somalia becoming independent, this book suggests that a new post Fascist Italian identity was the crucial issue in reappraisals of a national colonial past.

Post War Italian Cinema

Author : Daniela Treveri Gennari
ISBN : 9781135894962
Genre : History
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Through a comparative approach of current theories developed on ideology and an analysis of official documents from the Vatican and the United States Department of State, the book investigates the decisive role that American production companies played in the development of the Italian film industry and their links to the Vatican. This analysis evaluates how the Italian production and distribution industries satisfied the American political and economic interests. American political and cultural ideology of the post-1945 era, is compared with the Roman Catholic ideology in order to assess their cultural propaganda. This is followed by studies of the roles played by key individuals, such as Giulio Andreotti, and institutions such as ANICA and A.G.I.S. involved in formulating the policies and regulations that affected the production and distribution of American and Italian films in the post-1945 era, as well as the involvement of the Roman Catholic Church in this process.

Watching Pages Reading Pictures

Author : Daniela De Pau
ISBN : 9781443803021
Genre : Business & Economics
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Italian cinema is internationally well-known for the ground-breaking experience of Neo-Realism, comedy "Italian-Style," Spaghetti Westerns, and the horror movies of the seventies. However, what is rather unfamiliar to wider audiences is Italian cinema's crucial and enduring affair with literature. In fact, since the very beginning, literature has deeply influenced how Italian cinema has defined itself and grown. This book provides an empirical approach to this complex and fruitful relationship. The aim is to present discussions dealing with significant Italian film adaptations from literary materials which greatly exemplify the variety of styles, view-points, and attitudes produced by such an alliance, throughout the different periods. Among the adaptations discussed, are those that have followed trends and critical debates, making them, at times, rather problematic.

Cinema Of Theo Angelopoulos

Author : Angelos Koutsourakis
ISBN : 9780748697960
Genre : Performing Arts
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Bringing together established and emerging scholars from multiple disciplines, the collection's unique contribution is to show how Angelopoulos created singularly intricate forms whose aesthetic contours invite us to think critically about modern history.

The Empathic Screen

Author : Vittorio Gallese
ISBN : 9780198793533
Genre : Performing Arts
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Why do people go to the movies? What does it mean to watch a movie? To what extent is the perceived fictional nature of movies different from our daily perception of the real world? We live in a time where the power of images has strongly invaded our everyday life, and we need new instruments and methods to better understand our relationship with the virtual worlds we inhabit every day. Taking cinema as the beginning of our relationship with the world of moving images, and cognitive neuroscience as a paradigm to understand how the images engage us, The Empathic Screen develops a new theory of film experience, exploring our brain-body interaction when engaging with and watching a film. In this book, film theory and neuroscience meet to shed new light on cinema masterpieces, such as The Shining, The Silence of the Lambs, and Toy Story, and explore the great directors from the classical period to the present. Taking a radical new approach to understanding the cinema, the book will be fascinating reading for cognitive scientists, neuroscientists, psychologists, philosophers, and film and media scholars.

Studi Sul Poema Sacro Di Dante Allighieri Appendice Il Canto Primo Della Monarchia Di Dio I E The Divina Commedia Col Comento Di F Torricelli

Author : Francesco Maria TORRICELLI (Count.)
ISBN : BL:A0017579747
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Catalogue Of The Dante Collection Presented By Willard Fiske

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Compendio Di Statistica Militare Di Tutti Gli Stati Europei E Di Tutte Le Citt Principali E Luoghi Fortificati Etc

Author : Antonio FABRI (Cavaliere.)
ISBN : BL:A0017839443
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Literature And Identity In Italian Baroque Travel Writing

Author : Nathalie Hester
ISBN : 0754661946
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This first full-length study in English on seventeenth-century Italian travel writing enriches our understanding of an unusually fertile period for Italian contributions to the genre. The intrinsic qualities of this literature can now be grasped in terms of the larger question of cultural identity in Italy. For Hester, the specifically literary characteristics of Italian travel writing--including its humanism or Petrarchism--highlight the classic eminence throughout Europe of a prestigious tradition inherent to Italy, one compensating then for the peninsula's lack of a national political identity.

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