Italian TV drama and beyond : stories from the soil, stories from the sea (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Italian TV drama and beyond : stories from the soil, stories from the sea

Author: Milly Buonanno
Publisher: Bristol ; Chicago, Ill. : Intellect, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Television drama has emerged as the dominant medium of contemporary storytelling in Italian society. Informed by the nation's historical and cultural heritage, the narratives offer insight into  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milly Buonanno
ISBN: 9781841504599 1841504599
OCLC Number: 898561654
Description: 264 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Building the Nation. The Origins of Italian TV DramaChapter 2: The Cinematic Turn and the Americanization of the Television LandscapeChapter 3: The Political Career of a Popular Fiction: La PiovraChapter 4: A Place in the Sun: The First Italian Soap OperaChapter 5: Mimetic Hereos and Ironic Leaders: The genesis and evolution of Italian police dramaChapter 6: In the Footsteps of La Piovra: Twenty years of mafia stories in Italian TV dramaChapter 7: Life Stories: A Heroic Enclave and the Rise of the Religious BiopicChapter 8: The Re-enactment of the Past and the Politics of Memory and Identity in Contemporary Drama
Responsibility: by Milly Buonanno ; translated by Jennifer Radice.

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Milly Buonanno ... is one of the finest scholar-storytellers we have. Both breathtaking and painstaking in its excavation of cultural detail, this is a book only possible after a lifetime of careful Read more...

 
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