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Transmissions of Memory: Echoes, Traumas, and Nostalgia in Post?World War II Italian Culture (The Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Series in Italian Studies)

ISBN: 1683931432 / 9781683931430


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Transmissions of Memory: Echoes, Traumas and Nostalgia in Post-World War II Italian Culture discusses cultural products?films, poetry, fiction, architectural buildings, autobiographical writing, and social media?to individuate through them the dynamics of memory. The field of analysis is Italian culture from World War II to the contemporary times, and the volume has in a gendered approach one of its focuses, offering an encompassing view on cultural memory and highlighting the similarities between gendered revisitation and revisitation of the past. The volume is divided into three sections: cultural transmissions, fractured memories, and nostalgia. In the chapters herewith the study of memory through these forms hints at a sense of transformation and often enrichment or resilience, individual or collective, that values more the present and the future rather than the past.

ASIN 1683931432
EAN
  • 9781683931430
Amazon Sales Rank 8,049,917
Main Category Hardcover
Group Book
Publisher Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Studio Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Manufacturer Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Dimensions 6.31 x 0.94 x 9.35 inches.
Package Dimensions 9.25 x 6.22 x 1.18 inches. 1.19 pounds
Editor(s) Patrizia Sambuco
Contributor(s) Patrizia Sambuco
Adele Bardazzi
David W. Ellwood
John Foot
Torunn Haaland
Andrea Hajek
Incoronata (Nadia) Inserra
Charles L., IV Leavitt
Martin McLaughlin
Sandra Parmegiani
Katia Pizzi
Maria Cristina Seccia
Language(s) English (Published)
English (Original Language)
English (Unknown)
Adult Product? No

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