Download e-book for kindle: Broken Time, Fragmented Space: A Cultural Map of Postwar by Anna Maria Torriglia
By Anna Maria Torriglia
Broken Time, Fragmented house: A Cultural Map for Post-war Italy examines how the artists and intellectuals of post-war Italy handled the 'shameful' background in their fascist upbringing and schooling via attempting to craft a brand new cultural identification for themselves and the rustic. The continuities among the tradition of the fascist and post-fascist classes have been, besides the fact that, some distance more than what intellectuals have been able to admit, developing an uncomfortable, occasionally schizophrenic relation to time, as a painful urge to erase the past.
Drawing on a number of serious ways, Torriglia investigates the efforts to reconstruct a private in addition to a collective self via interpreting either canonical and lesser-known cinematic and literary texts. prepared round 4 major topics - using language, the interplay among own and public spheres, the perceptual different types of historical past and reminiscence, and the reconstruction of the feminine identification - the examine additionally contains ancient introductions and sociological observation that gives an intensive and alluring photograph of the cultural creation in Fifties Italy, a interval that has now not but been broadly studied.