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Transmissions of Memory: Echoes, Traumas, and Nostalgia in Post-World War II Italian Culture
Contributor(s): Sambuco, Patrizia (Editor), Bardazzi, Adele (Contribution by), Ellwood, David W. (Contribution by)

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ISBN: 1683931432     ISBN-13: 9781683931430
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
OUR PRICE: $122.85  

Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: March 2018

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Literary Criticism | European - Italian
- Literary Criticism | Poetry
- Literary Criticism | Subjects & Themes - Women
Dewey: 850.900
LCCN: 2017055243
Series: The Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Italian Studies
Physical Information: 1.1" H x 6.2" W x 9" L (1.30 lbs) 236 pages
- Cultural Region - Italy
- Sex & Gender - Feminine
Features: Bibliography, Index
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
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.
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