Allied encounters : the gendered redemption of World War II Italy (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Allied encounters : the gendered redemption of World War II Italy

Author: Marisa Escolar
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: World War II--the global, human, and ethical dimension.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Analyzes Anglo-American and Italian literary, cinematic and military representations of World War II Italy in order to trace, critique and move beyond the gendered paradigm of redemption that has  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marisa Escolar
ISBN: 9780823284498 0823284492 0823284506 9780823284504
OCLC Number: 1102677369
Awards: Commended for American Association for Italian Studies Book Prize 2020
Description: xi, 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Redeeming destination Italy : a guide to the occupation of enemy territory --
"Liberated" Rome beyond redemption : Roberto Rossellini's Paisá and Alfred Hayes's All They Conquests and The Girl on the Via Flamina --
Happily ever after redemption : Luciana Peverelli's "true" romance novels of occupied Rome --
A queer redemption : John Horne Burns's The Gallery --
Sleights of hand, black skin, and the redemption of Curzio Malaparte's La pelle --
The redemption of Saint Paul : Norman Lewis's Naples '44.
Series Title: World War II--the global, human, and ethical dimension.
Responsibility: Marisa Escolar.

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