The Ministry of Popular Culture and Italian Propaganda on the Home Front, 1938–1943
Drawing on largely unexplored sources such as government papers, personal memoirs, censored letters and confidential reports, Staging the Fascist War analyses the crisis of the regime in the years from 1938 to 1943 through the perspective of a propaganda programme that failed to bolster Fascist myths at a time of total war.
Series Index - Italian Modernities
I T A L I A N M O D E R N I T I E S Edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Robert Gordon, University of Cambridge The series aims to publish innovative research on the written, material and visual cultures and intellectual history of modern Italy, from the 19th century to the present day. It is open to a wide variety of different approaches and methodologies, disciplines and interdisciplinary fields: from literary criticism and comparative literature to archival history, from cultural studies to material culture, from film and media studies to art history. It is especially interested in work which articulates aspects of Italy’s particular, and in many respects, peculiar, interactions with notions of modernity and postmodernity, broadly understood. It also aims to encourage critical dialogue between new developments in scholarship in Italy and in the English-speaking world. Proposals are welcome for either single-author monographs or edited collections (in English and/or Italian). Please provide a detailed outline, a sample chapter, and a CV. For further information, contact the series editors, Pierpaolo Antonello (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Robert Gordon (email@example.com). Vol. 1 Olivia Santovetti: Digression: A Narrative Strategy in the Italian Novel. 260 pages, 2007. ISBN 978-3-03910-550-2 Vol. 2 Julie Dashwood and Margherita Ganeri (eds): The Risorgimento of Federico De Roberto. 339 pages, 2009. ISBN 978-3-03911-858-8 Vol. 3 Pierluigi Barrotta and Laura Lepschy with Emma Bond (eds): Freud and Italian Culture. 252 pages, 2009. ISBN 978-3-03911-847-2 Vol. 4 Pierpaolo Antonello and Florian Mussgnug (eds): Postmodern Impegno: Ethics and Commitment...
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