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by Guido Bonsaver

ISBN: 0802094961
ISBN13: 978-0802094964
Language: English
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division (August 11, 2007)
Pages: 384
Category: History and Criticism
Subategory: Literature

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American Association for Italian Studies Book Prize (United States) - Winner in 2008.

American Association for Italian Studies Book Prize (United States) - Winner in 2008. Guido Bonsaver touches on a variety of fascinating topics, from Mussolini's personal role in literary production to the treatment of Jewish writers under the fascist regime. It is a pleasure to read.

Guido Bonsaver attempts to do several things in this book on censorship in Fascist Italy. He wants to complicate the once generally accepted notion that publishers and authors could be categorised as either collaborators or anti-Fascists in their relations with the Fascist state. He argues there were a number of shades of grey, as publishers and writers sought to continue working within Italy without completely compromising their financial and artistic goals. Moreover, he seeks to show that censorship was not monolithic in totalitarian Italy.

The history of totalitarian states bears witness to the fact that literature and print media can be manipulated and made into vehicles of mass deception

The history of totalitarian states bears witness to the fact that literature and print media can be manipulated and made into vehicles of mass deception. Guido Bonsaver looks at how the country's major publishing houses and individual authors responded to the new cultural directives imposed by the Fascists.

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Start by marking Censorship and Literature in Fascist Italy as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Guido Bonsaver looks at how the country's major publishing houses and indi The history of totalitarian states bears witness to the fact that literature and print media can be manipulated and made into vehicles of mass deception. Throughout his study, Bonsaver uses rare and previously unexamined materials to shed light on important episodes in Italy's literary history, such as relationships between the regime and particular publishers, as well as individual cases involving renowned writers like Moravia, Da Verona, and Vittorini.

Guido Bonsaver's new volume, Censorship and Literature in Fascist . It was only from 1931 that books, both Italian and foreign, became the object.

Series: Toronto Italian Studies . Published by: University of Toronto Press. Book Description: Examining the breadth and scope of censorship in Fascist Italy, from Mussolini's role as 'prime censor' to the specific experiences of female writers, this is a fascinating look at the vulnerability of culture under a dictatorship. eISBN: 978-1-4426-8415-7. Any study of censorship in a dictatorial state runs the risk of being swayed by a moral urge or, better, a fully understandable ethical desire to give voice and space to the victims of oppression. Such a desire is particularly relevant in the case of Italian Fascism.

In Italy, freedom of press is guaranteed by the Constitution of 1948. Censorship in Italy was applied especially during the Fascist Regime of Benito Mussolini (1922-1945). Censorship in Italy was not created with Fascism, nor did it end with it, but. Censorship in Italy was not created with Fascism, nor did it end with it, but it had heavy influence in the life of Italians under the Regime. The main goals were, concisely: Control over the public appearance of the regime, also obtained with the deletion of any content that could allow opposition, suspicions, or doubts about fascism.

Publication, Distribution, et. Toronto ; Boston Italian literature 20th century History and criticism Censorship Italy History 20th century Publishers and publishing Fascism and literature Politics and culture. Toronto ; Boston. University of Toronto Press, (c)2007. Physical Description: xiv, 405 p. : il. port. 24 cm. Title: Toronto Italian studies. Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. -391) and index. Italian literature 20th century History and criticism Censorship Italy History 20th century Publishers and publishing Fascism and literature Politics and culture. Download now Censorship and literature in fascist Italy Guido Bonsaver. Download PDF book format. Download DOC book format.

Publisher: University of Toronto Press. You are leaving VitalSource and being redirected to Censorship and Literature in Fascist Italy. eTextbook Return Policy. Print ISBN: 9780802094964, 0802094961. eText ISBN: 9781442684157, 1442684151. Examining the breadth and scope of censorship in Fascist Italy, from Mussolini’s role as ‘prime censor’ to the specific experiences of female writers, this is a fascinating look at the vulnerability of culture under a dictatorship.

Censorship and literature in Fascist Italy, by Guido Bonsaver. February 2010 · Modern Italy. This book investigates the roots of myth, colonial amnesia and censorship in postwar Italy, as well as Colonel Gaddafi's deliberate use of rituals, symbols, and the colonial past to shape national identity in Libya. The argument is sustained by case studies ranging among film,. documentary, literature and art, shedding new light on how memory has been treated in the two postcolonial societies examined.

The history of totalitarian states bears witness to the fact that literature and print media can be manipulated and made into vehicles of mass deception. Censorship and Literature in Fascist Italy is the first comprehensive account of how the Fascists attempted to control Italy's literary production.

Guido Bonsaver looks at how the country's major publishing houses and individual authors responded to the new cultural directives imposed by the Fascists. Throughout his study, Bonsaver uses rare and previously unexamined materials to shed light on important episodes in Italy's literary history, such as relationships between the regime and particular publishers, as well as individual cases involving renowned writers like Moravia, Da Verona, and Vittorini. Censorship and Literature in Fascist Italy charts the development of Fascist censorship laws and practices, including the creation of the Ministry of Popular Culture and the anti-Semitic crack-down of the late 1930s.

Examining the breadth and scope of censorship in Fascist Italy, from Mussolini's role as 'prime censor' to the specific experiences of female writers, this is a fascinating look at the vulnerability of culture under a dictatorship.

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