Il Mito Di Roma

Autore: André Vauchez
Editore: Gius.Laterza & Figli Spa
ISBN: 8858124863
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Roma. Non solo una città, ma nucleo generatore di miti, luogo che fin dall'antichità ha offerto metafore e modelli alle lotte politiche, ai conflitti religiosi, alle scelte culturali. Dal Medioevo a oggi, Andrea Giardina e André Vauchez raccontano la presenza del mito di Roma all'origine delle idee politiche che ancora animano l'attualità. La concezione universalistica dell'impero medievale e del papato, la difesa delle libertà cittadine e dei valori dell'autogoverno, l'immagine trionfante della Rivoluzione francese e la vocazione scenografica del fascismo sono le principali tributarie del mito di Roma, così come lo sono stati tutti quei movimenti che, dalla Riforma protestante ai nazionalismi ottocenteschi e al nazismo, si sono riconosciuti in un'identità 'antiromana'. Fra riabilitazioni e cadute, fra entusiastiche adesioni e drastici rifiuti, il mito di Roma continua a vivere un destino alterno, nelle cui pieghe corre la strada maestra della nostra storia.

Il Mondo Classico Nell Immaginario Contemporaneo

Autore: Benedetto Coccia
Editore: Editrice Apes
ISBN: 8872330467
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The Vatican And Mussolini S Italy

Autore: Lucia Ceci
Editore: BRILL
ISBN: 9004328793
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In this book, Lucia Ceci reconstructs the relationship between the Catholic Church and Fascism, using new and previously unstudied sources in the Vatican Archives.

Shakespeare S Italy And Italy S Shakespeare

Autore: Shaul Bassi
Editore: Springer
ISBN: 1137491701
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Shaul Bassi is Associate Professor of English and Postcolonial Literature at Ca'Foscari University of Venice, Italy. His publications include Visions of Venice in Shakespeare, with Laura Tosi, and Experiences of Freedom in Postcolonial Literatures and Cultures, with Annalisa Oboe.

The Shakespearean International Yearbook

Autore: Mr Jonathan Gil Harris
Editore: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409479021
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Honoring Shakespearean scholar Michael Neill, this eleventh issue of The Shakespearean International Yearbook brings together essays by a diverse group of writers, to examine Neill's extraordinary body of work, employing his many analyses of place as points of departure for new critical investigations of Shakespeare and Renaissance culture. It also challenges us to think about the conception of place implicit in the "International" of the Yearbook's title: the violence as well as calmness, the settling and unsettling, that has worked to produce—and still works to produce—the "global." Many of the essays move out of early modern England, whether spatially (journeying to Ireland, India, Indonesia, Italy, Sudan, and New Zealand) or temporally (traveling to 20th- and 21st-century reproductions, rewritings, or reappropriations of Shakespeare and other texts). The volume concludes with an Afterword by Michael Neill. The Shakespearean International Yearbook continues to provide an annual survey of important issues and developments in contemporary Shakespeare studies across the world. Among the contributors to this volume are Shakespearean scholars from Italy, New Zealand, South Africa, UK, and the US.

Placing Michael Neill

Autore: Graham Bradshaw
Editore: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9781409432296
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Honoring Shakespearean scholar Michael Neill, this eleventh issue of The Shakespearean International Yearbook assesses Neill's extraordinary body of work, employing his many analyses of place as points of departure for new critical investigations of Shakespeare and Renaissance culture. It also challenges us to think about the conception of place implicit in the International of the Yearbook's title.

Killing The Moonlight

Autore: Jennifer Scappettone
Editore: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231537743
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As a city that seems to float between Europe and Asia, removed by a lagoon from the tempos of terra firma, Venice has long seduced the Western imagination. Since the 1797 fall of the Venetian Republic, fantasies about the sinking city have engendered an elaborate series of romantic clichés, provoking modern artists and intellectuals to construct conflicting responses: some embrace the resistance to modernity manifest in Venice's labyrinthine premodern form and temporality, while others aspire to modernize by "killing the moonlight" of Venice, in the Futurists' notorious phrase. Spanning the history of literature, art, and architecture -- from John Ruskin, Henry James, and Ezra Pound to Manfredo Tafuri, Italo Calvino, Jeanette Winterson, and Robert Coover -- Killing the Moonlight tracks the pressures that modernity has placed on the legacy of romantic Venice, and the distinctive strains of aesthetic invention that resulted from the clash. Whether seduced or repulsed by literary clichés of Venetian decadence, post-Romantic artists found a motive for innovation in Venice. In Venetian incarnations of modernism, the anachronistic urban fabric and vestigial sentiment that both the nation-state of Italy and the historical avant-garde would cast off become incompletely assimilated parts of the new. Killing the Moonlight brings Venice into the geography of modernity as a living city rather than a metaphor for death, and presents the archipelago as a crucible for those seeking to define and transgress the conceptual limits of modernism. In strategic detours from the capitals of modernity, Scappettone charts an elusive "extraterritorial" modernism that compels us to redraft the confines of modernist culture in both geographical and historical terms.

Archaeology Under Dictatorship

Autore: Michael L. Galaty
Editore: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387362142
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This volume provides a theoretical basis for understanding the specific effects of totalitarian dictatorship upon the practice of archaeology, both during and after the dictator's reign. The nine essays explore experiences from every corner of the Mediterranean. With its wide-range of case-studies and strong theoretical orientation, this volume is a major advance in the study of the history and politics of archaeology.

The Force Of Destiny

Autore: Christopher Duggan
Editore: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618353675
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A sweeping history of Italy describes the turbulent birth of a unified modern nation during the first half of the nineteenth century, its destructive role during World War I, the rise of Mussolini and authoritarianism in the 1920s and 1930s, its defeat during World War II, and the legacy of its tempestuous history for modern-day Italy.

Shakespeare And The Second World War

Autore: Irene Rima Makaryk
Editore: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442644028
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Shakespeare's works occupy a prismatic and complex position in world culture: they straddle both the high and the low, the national and the foreign, literature and theatre. The Second World War presents a fascinating case study of this phenomenon: most, if not all, of its combatants have laid claim to Shakespeare and have called upon his work to convey their society's self-image. In wartime, such claims frequently brought to the fore a crisis of cultural identity and of competing ownership of this 'universal' author. Despite this, the role of Shakespeare during the Second World War has not yet been examined or documented in any depth. Shakespeare and the Second World War provides the first sustained international, collaborative incursion into this terrain. The essays demonstrate how the wide variety of ways in which Shakespeare has been recycled, reviewed, and reinterpreted from 1939–1945 are both illuminated by and continue to illuminate the War today.