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Sem1 - weeks 6-10: Modern Italy: A Tale of Four Cities

Exploring Italy: Introduction to Italian Culture and Society (Beginners), 2019/20, Semester 1, 2
Dr Gigliola Sulis
g.sulis@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Modern Italy: A Tale of Four Cities (1860-2010s)  

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GENERAL WORKS

Modern Italy: politics, economy, and society

Cardoza, Anthony L., Transformation and continuity, 1796 to the present (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018)  

Duggan, Christopher, A concise history of Italy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994)

Ginsborg, Paul, A history of contemporary Italy: society and politics, 1943-1988 (London: Penguin, 1990)

Ginsborg, Paul, Italy and its discontents: family, civil society, state, 1980-2001 (London: Penguin, 2003)

Gilbert, Mark, Erik Jones, and Gianfranco Pasquino, eds., The Oxford handbook of Italian politics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015)   

McCarthy, Patrick, ed., Italy since 1945 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000)

Sassoon, Donald, Contemporary Italy: politics, economy, and society since 1945 (New York: Longman, 1997)

Toniolo, Gianni, ed., The Oxford handbook of the Italian economy since unification (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2013)

Modern Italy: culture and memory

Baranski, Zygmunt G., and Rebecca R. J. West, eds., The Cambridge companion to modern Italian culture (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001)

Foot, John, Italy's divided memory (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)

Forgacs, David, and Robert Lumley, eds., Italian cultural studies: an introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996)

Forlenza, Rosario, and Bjørn Thomassen, eds., Italian modernities: competing narratives of nationhood (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)

Parati, Graziella, ed., New perspectives in Italian cultural studies, 2 vols (Plymouth, UK: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2012)    

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REFERENCE WORKS

Gilbert, Mark F., and K. Robert Nilsson, eds., Historical dictionary of modern Italy2nd ed (Lanham, MD; Plymouth, UK: Scarecrow Press, 2007)

Hainsworth, Peter, and David Robery, eds., The Oxford companion to Italian literature (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005)

Moliterno. Gino, ed., Encyclopedia of contemporary Italian culture (London; New York: Routledge, 2000)

Scarpa, Domenico, ed., Dal Romanticismo a oggi, vol 3, in Atlante della letteratura italiana, 3 vols, ed. by Sergio Luzzatto and Gabriele Pedullà (Torino: Einaudi, 2012)

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Week 6 (Lecture) — Palermo: The (Un)Making of a Nation (1860-62)

KeywordsRisorgimento, 'southern question', Italian unification, Giovanni Verga, Luchino Visconti

PRIMARY SOURCES

Books (A = Advanced / B = Beginners):

1(A). Verga, Giovanni, 'Libertà' [Novelle Rusticane, 1883], in Tutte le novelle, ed. by Carla Riccardi (Milan: Mondadori, 1979), pp. 338-45 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (IK 18/09/2019) 

1(B). Verga, Giovanni, 'Liberty' [1883], in Little novels of Sicily (Hanover, NH: Steerforth Press, 2000), pp. 125-33   [The University of Adelaide has removed the link and the book is not anymore avaialbe; could you please provide students with an OCR as a matter of priority? Thanks]

Film:

2. Il Gattopardo [The Leopard], dir. by Luchino Visconti (Titanus, S.N. Pathé Cinéma, S.G.C., 1963)

SECONDARY SOURCES

Modern Italy: politics, economy, and society

1. Riall, Lucy 1994. 'Chronology', and 'Maps', in The Italian Risorgimento: state, society and national unification (London; New York: Routledge, 1994), pp. xi-xvii   [This is a quick reference to the main dates and places that mark the Risorgimento and Italy's path to unification]  

2. Riall, Lucy, 'Garibaldi and the South', in Italy in the nineteenth century: 1796-1900, ed. by John A. Davis (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2000), pp. 132-151 [This chapter gives you an overview of the wider context within which our main story is set, namely what happened in Palermo and Sicily between 1860-1862; reading this will help you connect the Risorgimento and the Italian unification with the emergence of the 'southern question']  

3. Riall, Lucy, 'The Thousand', in Garibaldi: invention of a hero (New Haven, CT; London: Yale University Press, 2007), pp. 207-225  [This is a very detailed reconstruction of 'The Thousand''s expedition; reading this will help you understand the story told in Il Gattopardo by Visconti]  

4.

Riall, Lucy, 'Viva l'Italia', in Under the vulcano: empire and revolution in a Sicilian town (Oxford: Oxford University Press), pp. 120-44 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  [This book offers you a detailed reconstruction of what happend in the city of Bronte; reading this chapter will give you a better understanding of the story told by Verga in Libertà]   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (afp 14/01/2020) 

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5. Romano, Luperini, 'Verga, Giovanni (1840-1922)', in Hainsworth, Peter, and David Robery, eds., The Oxford companion to Italian literature (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005) pp. 459-60 and 463-69  [This entry is about Giovanni Verga]   

6. Bondanella, Peter, 'Mature Auteurs: new dimensions in film narrative in Visconti, Antonioni, De Sica, and Fellini', in A history of Italian cinema (New York; London: Continuum, 2009), pp. 259-64 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva    [This extract from a book chapter will give you more information about the director Luchino Visconti and some of this films, including Il Gattopardo]

FURTHER READING

Beales, Derek E. D., and Biagini Eugenio F., E.,The Risorgimento and the unification of Italy, 2nd ed (Harlow: Longman. 2002)

John A. Davis, Italy in the nineteenth century: 1796-1900 (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2000)

Dickie, John, Darkest Italy: the nation and stereotypes of the Mezzogiorno: 1860-1900 (New York: St Martin's Press, 1999)

Lumley, Robert, and Morris, Jonathan, eds., The new history of the Italian South: the Mezzogiorno revisited (Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 1997)

Moe, Nelson, The view from Vesuvius: Italian culture and the southern question (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2002)

Patriarca, Silvana, and Riall, Lucy, eds., The Risorgimento revisited: nationalism and culture in nineteenth-century Italy (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)

Riall, Lucy, Garibaldi: invention of a hero (New Haven, CT; London: Yale University Press, 2007)

Riall, Lucy, Sicily and the unification of Italy: liberal policy and political power: 1859-1866 (Oxford; New York: Clarendon Press; Oxford University Press, 1998)

Riall, Lucy, Risorgimento: the history of Italy from Napoleon to nation state (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)

Schneider, Jane, ed., Italy's southern question: orientalism in one country (Oxford; New York: Berg, 1998)

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Week 7 — READING WEEK

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Week 8 (Lecture) — Turin: Into the Abyss and Back (1943-45)

Keywords: Fascism, Primo Levi, Resistance, racial laws, Shoah/Holocaust, Paolo and Vittorio Taviani

PRIMARY SOURCES

Books (A = Advanced / B = Beginners):

1(A). Levi, Primo, 'Il viaggio' [Se questo è un uomo, 1947], in Opere, vol. 1, ed. by Marco Belpoliti, 2 vols (Torino: Einuadi, 1997), pp. 7-15 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (IK 18/09/2019) 

1(B). Levi, Primo, 'The journey' [If this is a man, 1947], in The complete works of Primo Levi., vol. 1, ed. by Ann Goldstein, 3 vols (New York; London: Liveright Pulbishing Corporation, 2015), pp. 9-17 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

2(A). Levi, Primo, 'Il risveglio' [La tregua, 1963], in Opere, vol. 1, ed. by Marco Belpoliti, 2 vols (Torino: Einuadi, 1997), pp. 392-95 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (IK 18/09/2019) 

2(B). Levi, Primo, 'The reawakening' [The truce, 1963], in The complete works of Primo Levi., vol. 1, ed. by Ann Goldstein, 3 vols (New York; London: Liveright Pulbishing Corporation, 2015), pp. 394-98 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Film: 

3. Una questione privata [Rainbow: a private affair], dir. by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani (Stemal Entertainment, Ipotesi Cinema, Rai Cinema, 2017)

SECONDARY SOURCES

Modern Italy: politics, economy, and society

1. Blinkhorn, Martin, 'The decline and fall of Fascism, 1936-45' , in: Mussolini and fascist Italy , 3rd ed (New York: Routledge, 2006), pp. 65-73  [This chapter is an introduction to the wars fought by fascist Italy; this wil help you understand the broader context of World War II in Italy]  

2. Gordon, Robert S. C., 'VI. War and the Nazi Final Solution, 1941-45' and ''VII. Salò and the Holocaust in Italy, 1943-45', in 'Race', in The Oxford handbook of Fascism, ed. by R. J. B. Bosworth (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), pp. 311-14 (pp. 296-316)  [This extract from Gordon's chapter will introduce you to the destruction of the Italian Jews under the Republic of Salò; the chapter as a whole will help you understand Fascism's conception of race and the evolving attitude of the regime towards Jews; you might want to read the whole chapter when revising for the exam]     

3. Pavone, Claudio, 'Preface', in A civil war: a history of the Italian resistance (London; New York: Verso, 2013), pp. 1-3 [This short preface summarizes Pavone's interpretation of the Italian resistance, which has become the standard account of the phenomenon]  

4. Sarfatti, Michele, 'The assault on Jewish lives (1943-45)' The Jews in Mussolini's Italy: from equality to persecution (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2006), pp. 178-211 [this is a detailted reconstruction of what happened on Italian Jews between 1943-45]   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

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5.Gordon, Robert S. , 'Chronology' and 'Introduction', in The Cambridge companion to Primo Levi ed. by Robert C. Gordon (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), pp. xii-xxi  [by reading these extracts, you will know more about Primo Levi]  

6. Morrison, Toni, 'Introduction', in The complete works of Primo Levi., vol. 1, ed. by Ann Goldstein, 3 vols (New York; London: Liveright Pulbishing Corporation, 2015), pp. xi-xiii Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  [This is a short and good introduction to Primo Levi written by one of the most important Afro-American writers]

7. Young. Deborah, 'Rainbow — A Private Affair (Una questione privata): Film Review TIFF 2017', The Hollywood Reporter <https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/rainbow-a-private-affair-1039135> [accessed 11 September 2019]. [This is a short reveiw of Taviani's film]   

8. Ward, David, 'Primo Levi's Turin', in The Cambridge companion to Primo Levi ed. by Robert C. Gordon (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), pp. 3-16 [This chapter will help you explore Turin in the 1930s-40s]   

9. Weissberg, Jay, 'Rome Film Review: Rainbow — A Private Affair', Variety <https://variety.com/2017/film/reviews/rainbow-a-private-affair-review-1202605907/ > [accessed 11 September 2019]. [This is another review of Taviani's film; in contrast with the other one, this is quite negative — and it is interesting to compare the two]   

FURTHER READING

Blinkhorn, M. 2006. Mussolini and Fascist Italy3rd ed (London: Routledge, 2006)

Bosworth, R., J., B. Mussolini (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2010)

Bosworth, R. J. B., ed., The Oxford handbook of Fascism. (Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2009)

Duggan, Christopher, Fascist voices: an intimate history of Mussolini's Italy (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2013)

De Grazia, Victoria, How fascism ruled women: Italy, 1922-1945 (Berkeley; Los Angeles; London: California University Press)

Gooch, John, Mussolini and his generals: the armed forces and fascist foreign policy, 1922-1940 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007)

Gordon, Robert, S., The Holocaust in Italian culture, 1944-2010 (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2012)

Kertzer, David I., The Pope and Mussolini: the secret history of Pius XI and the rise of Fascism in Europe (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2014)

Lyttleton, Adrian, ed., Liberal and fascist Italy, 1900-1945 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001)

Mallet, Robert, Mussolini and the origins of the Second World War, 1933-1940 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003).

Morgan, Philip, Italian Fascism, 1915-1945, 2nd ed (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003)

Morgan, Philipp, The fall of Mussolini: Italy, the Italians, and the Second World War (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007)

Pavone, Claudio, A civil war: a history of the Italian resistance (London; New York: Verso, 2013)

Sarfatti, Michele The Jews in Mussolini's Italy: from equality to persecution (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2006)

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Week 8 (Seminar) — Palermo (1860-62) and Turin (1943-1945)

PRIMARY SOURCES

Palermo (1860-62)

Books (A = Advanced / B = Beginners):

1(A). Verga, Giovanni, 'Libertà' [Novelle Rusticane, 1883], in Tutte le novelle, ed. by Carla Riccardi (Milan: Mondadori, 1979), pp. 338-45   

1(B). Verga, Giovanni, 'Liberty' [1883], in Little novels of Sicily (Hanover, NH: Steerforth Press, 2000), pp. 125-33    

Film:

2. Il Gattopardo [The Leopard], dir. by Luchino Visconti (Titanus, S.N. Pathé Cinéma, S.G.C., 1963)  

Turin (1943-45)

Books (A = Advanced / B = Beginners):

1(A). Levi, Primo, 'Il viaggio' [Se questo è un uomo, 1947], in Opere, vol. 1, ed. by Marco Belpoliti, 2 vols (Torino: Einuadi, 1997), pp. 7-15   

1(B). Levi, Primo, 'The journey' [If this is a man, 1947], in The complete works of Primo Levi., vol. 1, ed. by Ann Goldstein, 3 vols (New York; London: Liveright Pulbishing Corporation, 2015), pp. 9-17   

2(A). Levi, Primo, 'Il risveglio' [La tregua, 1963], in Opere, vol. 1, ed. by Marco Belpoliti, 2 vols (Torino: Einuadi, 1997), pp. 392-95   

2(B). Levi, Primo, 'The reawakening' [The truce, 1963], in The complete works of Primo Levi., vol. 1, ed. by Ann Goldstein, 3 vols (New York; London: Liveright Pulbishing Corporation, 2015), pp. 394-98   

Film: 

3. Una questione privata [Rainbow: a private affair], dir. by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani (Stemal Entertainment, Ipotesi Cinema, Rai Cinema, 2017)  

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Week 9 (Lecture) — Milan: In the Turmoil of Change (1969-1975)

Keywords: Adriana Cavarero, consumer revolution, 'economic miracle', feminism, Marco Tullio Giordana, terrorism, 'strategy of tension'

PRIMARY SOURCES

Books (A = Advanced / B = Beginners):

1(A). Cavarero, Adriana, 'Alla periferia di Milano', in Tu che mi guardi, tu che mi racconti: filosofia della narrazione (Milano: Feltrinelli, 1997)   

1(B). Cavarero, Adriana, 'On the outskirts of Milan', in Relating narratives: storytelling and selfhood (London: Routledge, 2002), pp. 55-66 

Film: 

2. Il romanzo di una strage [Piazza Fontana: the Italian cospiracy], dir. by Marco Tullio Giordana (Cattleya; Babe Films; Rai Cinema, 2012)  

SECONDARY SOURCES

Modern Italy: politics, economy, and society

1. Allum, Percy, 'Italian society transformed', in Italy since 1945 ed. by Patrick McCarthy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000), pp. 10-41 [This chapter is an introduction to the social changes that transformed Italy in the post-war period]  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

2. Ferraresi, Franco, 'The strategy of tension: a case study', in Threats to Democracy: the Radical Right in Italy after the War (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996), pp. 84-115 [This chapter is an introduction to the Piazza Fontana massacre and the 'strategy of tension']  Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

3. Foot, John, 'Mass cultures and popular cultures in Milan: the "boom" and after', in Milan since the miracle: city, culture, and identity (Oxford; New York: Berg, 2001), pp. 19-36 [this chapter is a good introduction to how Milan was transformed by the 'economic miracle' and the consumer revolution]   

4. Hajek, Andrea, 'A room of one's own. Feminist intersections between space, women's writing and radical bookselling in Milan (1968-86)', Italian Studies, 73.1 (2018), pp. 81-97 <ttps://doi.org/10.1080/00751634.2018.1414376> [This article explores feminist practices of the women's movement in Milan, focusing on the Libreria delle donne (Women's bookstore)]   

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5. Curtis, Kim, 'Review essay of Cavarero and Riley', Political Theory, 30.6 (2002), pp. 852-57 <https://www.jstor.org/stable/3072569> [This review essay is about two books written by two feminist philosophers; read only the part that is about Cavarero's book]   

6. De Marco, Camillo, 'Romanzo di una strage: Giordana's truth on Piazza Fontana', Cineuropa <https://cineuropa.org/en/newsdetail/217761/> [Accessed: 11 September 2019] [This is a short review of Giordana's film]   

7. Weissberg, Jay, 'Romanzo di una strage', Variety <https://variety.com/2012/film/reviews/romanzo-di-una-strage-1117947320/[Accessed: 11 September 2019] [This is another short and, this time, negative review of Giordana's film; it is interesting to compare the two reviews]   

FURTHER READING

Antonello, Pierpaolo, and O'Leary, Alan, eds. Imagining terrorism: the rhetoric and representation of political violence in Italy 1969-2009 (London: Legenda, MHRA, Maney Publishing, 2009)

Bono, Paola, and Kemp, Sandra, eds., Italian feminist thought: a reader (Oxford; Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell, 1991)

Bracke, Maud, Women and the reinvention of the political: feminism in Italy, 1968-1983 (New York; Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2014)

Catanzaro, Raimondo, The Red Brigades and left-wing terrorism in Italy (London: Pinter, 1991)

Cento Bull, Anna 2007. Italian neofascism: the strategy of tension and the politics of nonreconciliation (Oxford; New York: Berghahn)

Cento Bull, Anna, and Cooke, Philippe, eds., Ending terrorism in Italy (Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2013)

Cento Bull, Anna, and Giorgio, Adalgisa, eds., Speaking out and silencing: culture, society and politics in Italy in the 1970s (London: Legenda, MHRA, Maney Publishing, 2006)

Edwards, Phil, More work! Less pay!: Rebellion and repression in Italy, 1972-7 (Manchester; New York: Manchester University Press, 2009)

Ferraresi, Franco, Threats to democracy: the radical right in Italy after the war (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996)

Lumley, Robert, States of emergency: cultures of revolt in Italy from 1968 to 1978 (London; New York: Verso, 1990)

Parati, Graziella, and West, Rebecca, eds., Italian feminist theory and practice: equality and sexual difference (Madison, Teaneck: Fairleigh Dickinson Press, 2002)

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Week 10 (Lecture) — Rome: Towards New Beginnings (2010s)

Keywords: colonialism, Claudio Giovannesi, migration, postcolonial Italy, Igiaba Scego 

PRIMARY SOURCES

Books (A = Advanced / B = Beginners):

1(A). Scego, Igiaba, '1. Adua', '3. Zoppe', '17. Paternale', '25. Adua', 'Epilogo. Piazza dei Cinquecento', in Adua (Firenze: Giunti, 2015), pp. 9-12, pp. 14-26, pp. 92-93, pp. 130-40, pp. 167-74   

1(B). Scego, Igiaba,'1. Adua', '3. Zoppe', '17. Talking-to', '25. Adua', 'Epilogue. Piazza dei Cinquecento', in Adua (New York: New Vessel Press, 2017), pp. 1-5, pp. 7-19, pp. 84-85, pp. 126-36, pp. 164-71

Film: 

2. Alì ha gli occhi azzurri [Ali Blue Eyes], dr. by Claudio Giovannesi (Acaba Produzioni; Rai Cinema, 2012) 

SECONDARY SOURCES

Modern Italy: politics, economy, and society

1. Ben-Ghiat, Ruth, and Fuller, Mia, 'Chronology', 'Maps', and 'Introduction', in Italian colonialism ed. by Ruth Ben-Ghiat and Mia Fuller (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005), pp. xiv-xii, and pp. 3-12 [this is a quick reference to the history and geography of Italian colonialism]  

2. Labanca, Nicola, 'Colonial rule, colonial repression and war crimes in the Italian colonies', Journal of Modern Italian Studies, 9.3 (2004), pp. 300-313 <https://doi.org/10.1080/1354571042000254737> [this article gives you a quick overview of Italian colonialism]  

3. Lombardi-Diop, Cristina, and Romeo, Caterina, 'Paradigms of Postcoloniality in Contemporary Italy, in Postcolonial Italy: challenging national homogeneity, ed. by Cristina Lombardi-Diop and Caterina Romeo (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)(New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), pp. 1-11 [this extract will help you understand the Italian postcolonial identity]  

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4. Benedicty-Kokken, Alessandra, 'A Polyvalent Mediterranean, or the trope of nomadism in the literary oeuvre of Igiaba Scego and Abdourahman A. Waberi', Relief 11.2 (2017), pp. 103-122 http://www.revue-relief.org DOI: <http://doi.org/10.18352/relief.970 [This short academic article compares Scego's Adua with a work by another writer; you should read only the discussion of Scego's Adua]  

5. De Marco, Camillo, 'Ali Blue Eyes', Cineuropa <https://www.cineuropa.org/en/newsdetail/229172/> [accessed 11 September 2019]  [this is a short review of Giovannesi's film]  

6. Duncan, Derek, 'Translanguaging: Claudio Giovannesi’s postcolonial practices', Transnational Cinemas, 7.2 (2016), pp. 196-209, <https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/20403526.2016.1217625 [this academic article compares two works by Giovannesi, namely the documentary Fratelli d'Italia and the feature film Aliì ha gli occhi azzurri; you might want to read the part about Alì ha gli occhi azzurri when revising for the exam]    

7. Weissberg, Jay, 'Ali Blue Eyes', Variety <https://variety.com/2012/film/reviews/ali-blue-eyes-1117948781/[accessed 11 September 2019]  [this is another short review of Giovannesi's film]  

FURTHER READING

Andall, Jacqueline, and Duncan, Derek, eds., Italian colonialism: legacy and memory (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2005) 

Andall, Jacqueline, and Duncan, Derek, eds. National belongings: hybridity in Italian colonial and postcolonial cultures (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2010)

Baratieri, Daniela, Memories and silences haunted by fascism : Italian colonialism MCXXX-MCMLX (Bern; Oxford: Peter Lang, 2009)

Ben-Ghiat, Ruth, and Fuller, Mia, eds., Italian colonialism (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005)

Ben-Ghiat, Ruth, and Hom, Stephanie Malia, eds., Italian mobilities (London; New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016

Burns, Jennifer, Migrant imaginaries: figures in Italian migration literature (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2013) 

Lombardi-Diop, Cristina, and Romeo, Caterina, eds. Postcolonial Italy: challenging national homogeneity (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)

Mammone, Andrea, Ercole Giap Parini, and Giuseppe A. Veltri, eds., The Routledge handbook of contemporary Italy: history, politics, society (Abingdon; New York: Routledge, 2015)

Parati, Graziella, Migrant writers and urban space in Italy: proximities and affect in literature and film (Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)

Parati, Graziella. Migration Italy: the art of talking back in a destination culture (Toronto; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 2005)

Palumbo, Patrizia, A place in the sun: Africa in Italian colonial culture from post-unification to the present (Berkeley, CA; London: University of California Press, 2003)

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Week 10 (Seminar) — Milan (1969-75) and Rome (2010s)

PRIMARY SOURCES

Milan (1969-75)

Books (A = Advanced / B = Beginners):

1(A). Cavarero, Adriana, 'Alla periferia di Milano', in Tu che mi guardi, tu che mi racconti: filosofia della narrazione (Milano: Feltrinelli, 1997) OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (IK 18/09/2019)   

1(B). Cavarero, Adriana, 'On the outskirts of Milan', in Relating narratives: storytelling and selfhood (London: Routledge, 2002), pp. 55-66   

Film:

2. Il romanzo di una strage [Piazza Fontana: the Italian cospiracy], dir. by Marco Tullio Giordana (Cattleya; Babe Films; Rai Cinema, 2012)  
 

Rome (2010s)

Books (A = Advanced / B = Beginners):

1(A). Scego, Igiaba, '1. Adua', '3. Zoppe', '17. Paternale', '25. Adua', 'Epilogo. Piazza dei Cinquecento', in Adua (Firenze: Giunti, 2015), pp. 9-12, pp. 14-26, pp. 92-93, pp. 130-40, pp. 167-74   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (IK 18/09/2019)   

1(B). Scego, Igiaba,'1. Adua', '3. Zoppe', '17. Talking-to', '25. Adua', 'Epilogue. Piazza dei Cinquecento', in Adua (New York: New Vessel Press, 2017), pp. 1-5, pp. 7-19, pp. 84-85, pp. 126-36, pp. 164-71     

Film: 

2. Alì ha gli occhi azzurri [Ali Blue Eyes], dr. by Claudio Giovannesi (Acaba Produzioni; Rai Cinema, 2012)   

This list was last updated on 06/01/2020