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Remembering Aldo Moro
The Cultural Legacy of the 1978 Kidnapping and Murder

ISBN 9780367603137
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
204 Pages

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Book Description

This book presents important position statements by scholars who have made contribution to the understanding of the social and political mechanisms underlying Aldo Moro's targeting and death. It covers Giuseppina Mecchia's exploration of philosophical understandings of the Moro kidnap and murder.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Remembering Aldo Moro Prelude: 'A Long Preparation for Dying'? The Life of Aldo Moro, 1916–1978 Part I: Modes of Emplotment 1. Aldo Moro and the Tragic Afterlife of a Melodrama 2. Lost Leaders: The Deaths of James Cook and Aldo Moro Compared Part II: Tropes, Language, and Trauma 3. Doxa, Orthodox, Paradox, Heterodox, Oxymoron: Aldo Moro's Lettere dalla prigione del popolo 4. oro as Figure of Speech: The Displaced Confessions of the Women of the Brigate Rosse 6. Moro, Morucci, Moretti: Oxymoron and the Prison of Political Language Part III: The Body of Moro 7. Moro's Body between Enlightenment and Postmodernism: Terror, Murder, and Meaning in Jean Baudrillard and Leonardo Sciascia 8. Unbury that Body: The Tragic Palinode of a Generation in Marco Baliani's Corpo di stato Part IV: Mediating Moro 9. Imago Moro: Medi-a-(c)tion on Aldo Moro 10. Locations of Moro: The Kidnap in the Cinema 11. Fictions: The Moro Affaire in Primetime Drama

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