1st Edition

Orality and Literacy in Modern Italian Culture




ISBN 9781904350736
Published March 1, 2006 by Routledge
184 Pages

USD $77.95

Prices & shipping based on shipping country


Book Description

This book lays more emphasis on orality as source, as process or performance, as outcome. It looks at the primacy of the spoken language that seems to be the main common feature to these two phenomena of Italian theatrical culture.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part I: Orality, Literacy and Performance 1. Voice, Vision and Orality: Notes on Reading Adriana Cavarero 2. Histrionic Transgressions: The Dario Fo—Commedia dell'Arte Relationship Revisited 3. Le poetiche del 'teatro narrazione' fra 'scrittura oralizzante' e oralità-che-si-fa-testo 4. Composing, Reciting, Inscribing and Transcribing Playtexts in the Community Theatre of Monticchiello 5. An Oral Renarration of a Photoromance, 1960 6. Identità locali e giochi popolari in Italia tra oralità e scrittura Part II: Writing Orality 7. The Facets of Italian Orality: An Overview of the Recent Debate 8. Literature and Youth in the 1990s: Orality and the Written in Tiziano Scarpa's Cos'è questo fracasso? and Caliceti and Mozzi's Quello che ho da dirvi 9. Note su oralità e narrazione inattendibile 10. Voice and Events in Manlio Calegari's Comunisti e Partigiani: Genova 1942–1945 11. Oralità o stile? La trasmissione orale e le modalità narrative ne La Storia di Elsa Morante 12. Orality, Microhistory and Memory: Gesualdo Bufalino and Claudio Magris between Narrative and History

...
View More