Resistance in Italian culture from Dante to the 21st century

Moroncini, Ambra, Schecter, Darrow and Vighi, Fabio, eds. (2019) Resistance in Italian culture from Dante to the 21st century. Franco Cesati Editore, Florence. ISBN 9788876677632

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Abstract

This book brings together nineteen studies exploring original research perspectives that seek to expand our understanding of the concept of resistance in Italian culture. The scope is not restricted to the theme of the political Resistance leading up to and following World War II, or to the legacy of the Resistance in the context of modern Italian society and its institutions – as has been the case of all important volumes that have dealt with this subject so far. Instead, we have embraced historical and multidisciplinary perspectives to examine ideas and practices adopted from early modern Italy to the 21st century challenging ideologies, political powers, patriarchal society, and, more recently, globalisation. In doing so, we intend to recognize that the concept of resistance should be seen as a distinctive mark of Italian cultural identity.

Item Type: Edited Book
Additional Information: This book follows from the Themed Conference "Resistance in Italian Culture: Literature, Politics and Film", held at the University of Sussex during 5-6 April 2018. (This book IS NOT a volume of Conference Proceedings, given that we had 60 speakers, but an edited book linked to our International Conference)
Schools and Departments: School of English > Sussex Centre for Language Studies
Research Centres and Groups: Centre for Literature and Philosophy
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PC Romance languages > PC1001 Italian
Depositing User: Ambra Moroncini
Date Deposited: 07 May 2019 13:29
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2019 10:16
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/83533
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