The Cambridge Companion To Modern Italian Culture

The Cambridge Companion to Modern Italian Culture
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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Total Pages 363
ISBN 0521559820
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This collection of essays provides a comprehensive account of the culture of modern Italy. Contributions focus on a wide range of political, historical and cultural questions. The volume provides information and analysis on such topics as regionalism, the growth of a national language, social and political cultures, the role of intellectuals, the Church, the left, feminism, the separatist movements, organised crime, literature, art, design, fashion, the mass media, and music. While offering a thorough history of Italian cultural movements, political trends and literary texts over the last century and a half, the volume also examines the cultural and political situation in Italy today and suggests possible future directions in which the country might move. Each essay contains suggestions for further reading on the topics covered. The Cambridge Companion to Modern Italian Culture is an invaluable source of materials for courses on all aspects of modern Italy.

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The Cambridge Companion to Modern Italian Culture
  • Author : West
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2001-08-16

This collection of essays provides a comprehensive account of the culture of modern Italy. Contributions focus on a wide range of political, historical and cultural questions. The volume provides information and analysis on such topics as regionalism, the growth of a national language, social and political cultures, the role of

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The Cambridge companion to modern Italian culture
  • Author : Rebecca J. West,Zygmunt G. Baranski
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001

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The Cambridge Companion to Modern Arab Culture
  • Author : Dwight F. Reynolds
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-04-02

An accessible and wide-ranging survey of modern Arab culture covering political, intellectual and social aspects.

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The Cambridge Companion to the Italian Renaissance
  • Author : Michael Wyatt
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-26

Leading international contributors present a lively and interdisciplinary panorama of the Italian Renaissance as it has developed in recent decades.

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The Cambridge Companion to Modern Russian Culture
  • Author : Nicholas Rzhevsky
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-05

A fully updated new edition of this overview of contemporary Russia and the influence of its Soviet past.

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The Cambridge Companion to Modern Indian Culture
  • Author : Vasudha Dalmia,Rashmi Sadana
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-05

India is changing at a rapid pace as it continues to move from its colonial past to its globalised future. This Companion offers a framework for understanding that change, and how modern cultural forms have emerged out of very different histories and traditions. The book provides accounts of literature, theatre,

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The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Culture
  • Author : Michael Higgins,Clarissa Smith,John Storey
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-08-19

British culture today is the product of a shifting combination of tradition and experimentation, national identity and regional and ethnic diversity. These distinctive tensions are expressed in a range of cultural arenas, such as art, sport, journalism, fashion, education, and race. This Companion addresses these and other major aspects of

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The Cambridge Companion to Modern Japanese Culture
  • Author : Yoshio Sugimoto
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-04-14

This Companion provides a comprehensive overview of the influences that have shaped modern-day Japan. Spanning one and a half centuries from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the beginning of the twenty-first century, this volume covers topics such as technology, food, nationalism and rise of anime and manga in the visual

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The Cambridge Companion to the Italian Novel
  • Author : Peter Bondanella,Andrea Ciccarelli
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2003-07-31

The Cambridge Companion to the Italian Novel provides a broad ranging introduction to the major trends in the development of the Italian novel from its early modern origin to the contemporary era. Contributions cover a wide range of topics including the theory of the novel in Italy, the historical novel,

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The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Culture
  • Author : Andrew Galloway
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-03-24

"This "companion" is designed to introduce a range of materials deemed to constitute the culture (or, perhaps better, cultures) of medieval England, from approximately the Norman Conquest to roughly the Reformation. The fields presented here may offer a rather unusual fit with standard courses and disciplines, but the pressures on

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Risorgimento in Modern Italian Culture
  • Author : Norma Bouchard
  • Publisher : Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
  • Release Date : 2005

The renewed attention to the origin and shape of nationalist discourses has promoted many excellent studies devoted to examining the rich storehouse of cultural responses produced during and after Risorgimento, the political events that, from 1859 to 1870, led Italy from being a fragmented peninsual to an independent and unified nation-state. However,

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The Cambridge Companion to Medievalism
  • Author : Louise D'Arcens
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-02-29

An introduction to medievalism offering a balance of accessibility and sophistication, with comprehensive overviews as well as detailed case studies.

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The Cambridge Companion to Ralph Ellison
  • Author : Ross Posnock,Associate Professor of English Ross Posnock
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-05-05

A comprehensive introduction to novelist and critic Ralph Ellison and his masterpiece Invisible Man.

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Global Perspectives in Modern Italian Culture
  • Author : Guido Abbattista
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-09-23

Global Perspectives in Modern Italian Culture presents a series of unexplored case studies from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, each demonstrating how travellers, scientists, Catholic missionaries, scholars and diplomats coming from the Italian peninsula contributed to understandings of various global issues during the age of early globalization. It also

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The Cambridge Companion to Pushkin
  • Author : Andrew Kahn
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-12-21

Alexander Pushkin stands in a unique position as the founding father of Russian literature. In this Companion, leading scholars discuss Pushkin's work in its political, literary, social and intellectual contexts. In the first part of the book individual chapters analyse his poetry, his theatrical works, his narrative poetry and historical

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