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(2016-08-19) - Journal articleClaudio Giovannesi’s Fratelli d’Italia (2009) is a documentary about the lives of three teenagers of non-Italian origins living in the Roman periphery. The third episode of the film features Nader, a second generation ...
(Troubador (incl. Italian Studies), 2017-09-28) - Book item
‘Intoxicated geographies’: sites of refraction and fragmentation in Scipio Slataper’s Il mio Carso and Hermann Hesse’s Der Steppenwolf (2016-01-01) - Journal articleIl mio Carso and Der Steppenwolf both portray drinking scenes that make their protagonists reconsider their standing in relation to an increasingly fragmented modern world. Using Hubbard‘s ‘intoxicated geographies’ as an ...
Journeys beyond binaries : storytelling and polyphony in the narratives of Gabriella Ghermandi, Igiaba Scego, Ubax Cristina Ali Farah and Amara Lakhous (2015-10) - ThesisIn the last two decades, in media and political discourses, Italianness has been increasingly represented as a homogeneous and compact entity, which is intruded on and contaminated by immigrants. In this study, the binary ...
(2016-10) - Journal articleDejected by decades of commercial and critical failure, the Triestine author Italo Svevo found fresh inspiration for his final novel (La coscienza di Zeno, 1923) in the writings of Freud. Yet critics have always puzzled ...