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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

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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