Features of the authorial voice-over in 'La terra trema'

Piazza, Roberta (2004) Features of the authorial voice-over in 'La terra trema'. Italianist, 24 (1). pp. 47-62. ISSN 0261-4340

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Abstract

Visconti's film The Earth Trembles is a homage to the ideology of the Italian post-war left. The paper proposes a linguistic analysis of the denarratising techniques that the neorealist director used for the voice-over comment of that film to create the impression of a narrative occurring not once but several times. The notion of the pseudo-narrative explored by Henderson (1983) and Kinder (1989) is applied.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Depositing User: Roberta Piazza
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 20:20
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2012 09:31
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/25542
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