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Re-viewing fascism : Italian cinema, 1922-1943

Re-viewing fascism : Italian cinema, 1922-1943

Author: Jacqueline Reich; Piero Garofalo
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines the feature film production of Fascist-era Italy

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Reich; Piero Garofalo
ISBN: 0253340454 9780253340450 0253215188 9780253215185
OCLC Number: 47075300
Description: xiv, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Mussolini at the movies : fascism, film, and culture / Jacqueline Reich --
Dubbing l'arte muta : poetic layerings around Italian cinema's transition to sound / Giorgio Bertellini --
Intimations of neo-realism in the fascist Ventennio / ennio di Nolfo --
Placing cinema, fascism, and the nation in a diagram of Italian modernity / James Hay --
Sex in the cinema : regulation and transgression in Italian films, 1930-1943 / David Forgacs --
Luchino Visconti's (homosexual) Ossessione / William Van Watson --
Ways of looking in black and white : female spectatorship and the miscege-national body in Sotto la croce del sud / Robin Pickering-Iazzi --
Seeing red : the Soviet influence on Italian cinema in the thirties / Piero Garofalo --
Theatricality and impersonation : the politics of style in the cinema of the Italian fascist era / Marcia Landy --
Shopping for autarchy : fascism and reproductive fantasy in Mario Camerini's Grandi magazzini / Barbara Spackman --
The last film festival : the Venice Biennale goes to war / Marla Stone --
Film stars and society in fascist Italy / Stephen Gundle.
Responsibility: edited by Jacqueline Reich and Piero Garofalo.
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Each essay makes a point of correcting misconceptions about the cinema during the ventennio [the period of fascist rule], which makes this book a significant contribution to the literature. December Read more...

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