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Italy beyond Gomorrah : Roberto Saviano and transmedia disruption

Author: Floriana Bernardi
Publisher: London : Rowman & Littlefield International , 2017. ©2017
Series: Disruptions (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Roberto Saviano published Gomorrah in 2006 he exposed the Camorra, an organized crime network with global reach emanating from Naples. This ground-breaking work became an international best seller, inspired a film, and a new TV series. The author received so many death threats from the Camorra that he remains under police protection. Italy beyond Gomorrah investigates the conditions and modalities by which the  Read more...
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Named Person: Roberto Saviano; Roberto Saviano
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Floriana Bernardi
ISBN: 9781786600172 178660017X 9781786600189 1786600188
OCLC Number: 992526402
Description: vii, 127 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction: Italy beyond Gomorrah --
2.Who is Saviano? Undecidability of an intellectual-pop star --
3.Gomorrah: Event, (con)text, reviews: The task of the writer and the magic of words --
4.Disseminations: The end justifies the media --
5.People have the power: Oltregomorra and the network society.
Series Title: Disruptions (London, England)
Responsibility: Floriana Bernardi.

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This book offers an innovative interdisciplinary perspective in the study of Roberto Saviano as a media/literary phenomenon. It includes a thorough analysis of Saviano's public personality and  Read more...

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In a detailed analysis of the media constructions and framing of Roberto Saviano's Gomorrah, Floriana Bernardi semiotically confronts the globally entangled politics and power of crime and Read more...

 
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