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Printed Media in Fin-de-siecle Italy
Publishers, Writers, and Readers




ISBN 9781906540746
Published July 30, 2011 by Routledge
222 Pages

 
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Drawing on publishers' archives, letters, diaries, and printed material, this book provides the most up-to-date research into the printed media — books, magazines and journals — in fin-de-siecle Italy.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part I: Reading Publics 1. Media, Markets and Modernity: The Italian Case, 1870-1915 2. Reader/Power: The Politics and Poetics of Reading in Post-Unification Italy Part II: Cultural Productions 3. Verga Economicus Language, Money, and Identity in I Malavoglia and Mastro-don Gesualdo 4. The Cliché of the Romantic Female Reader and the Paradox of Novelistic Illusion: Federico De Roberto's L'Illusione (1891) 5. Intellettuali militanti, funzionari e tecnologici, etica ed estetica in tre riviste fiorentine d'inizio secolo: Il Regno, La Voce, e Lacerba (1903-1914) 6. Towards a Literary Modernity all'italiana: A Note on F. T. Marinetti's Poesia Part III: Publishers and Journals 7. Casa editrice Sonzogno. Mediazione culturale, circuiti del sapere ed innovazione tecnologica nell'Italia unificata (1861-1900) 8. At the Borders of 'Dark Africa': Italian Expeditions to Ethiopia and the Bollettino della Società Geografica Italiana, 1867-1887 9. L'editore delle signore: Licinio Cappelli e la narrativa femminile fra Otto e Novecento 10. Il lettore in copertina. Flirt rivista di splendore e declino (Primo tempo: 1897-1902) 11. Abbiamo fatto l'Italia. Adesso si tratta di fare gli Italiani. Il Programma di educazione nazionale del Secolo XX Part IV: Print and Image in Children's Literature 12. Printers, Poets, Publishers and Painters: The First Years of the Giornale per i bambini 13. The Magic Lantern, the Illustrated Book, and the Beginnings of the Culture Industry: Intermediality in Carlo Collodi's La lanterna magica di Giannettino

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