ISBN-10:
3034301251
ISBN-13:
9783034301251
Pub. Date:
11/27/2009
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Postmodern Impegno. Impegno postmoderno: Ethics and Commitment in Contemporary Italian Culture. Etica e engagement nella cultura italiana contemporanea / Edition 1

Postmodern Impegno. Impegno postmoderno: Ethics and Commitment in Contemporary Italian Culture. Etica e engagement nella cultura italiana contemporanea / Edition 1

by Pierpaolo Antonello, Florian Mussgnug

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783034301251
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/27/2009
Series: Italian Modernities Series , #4
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

The Editors: Pierpaolo Antonello is Senior Lecturer in Italian at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of St John’s College. His publications include Il ménage a quattro: Scienza, filosofia e tecnica nella letteratura italiana del Novecento (2005), Imagining Terrorism: The Rhetoric and Representation of Political Violence in Italy, 1969–2009 (2009, co-edited with Alan O’Leary) and a long interview with the French anthropologist René Girard, Evolution and Conversion: Dialogues on the Origins of Culture (2008, with João Cezar de Castro Rocha).
Florian Mussgnug is Lecturer in Italian at University College London and a member of the executive committee of the British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA). He has published essays on twentieth-century Italian literature, high modernist experimental prose, philosophy of language, literary theory and comparative literature. His book The Eloquence of Ghosts: Giorgio Manganelli and the Afterlife of the Avant-Garde is forthcoming from Peter Lang.

Table of Contents

Contents/Dal contenuto: Pierpaolo Antonello/Florian Mussgnug: Introduction – Remo Ceserani: Intellettuali liquidi o in liquidazione? – Monica Jansen: Has Postmodernism Ended? Dialectics Revisited (Luperini, Belpoliti, Tabucchi) – Jennifer Burns: Re-thinking Impegno (again): Reading, Ethics and Pleasure – Giuseppe Stellardi: Pensiero debole, Nihilism and Ethics, or How Strong is Weakness? – Alessia Ronchetti: Postmodernismo e pensiero italiano della differenza sessuale: una questione politica – Orsetta Innocenti: La trasformazione dell’intimità: Anthony Giddens e il romance dell’impegno – Attilio Motta: Lo schermo del corpo: (Auto)biografismo e post-democrazia – Robert S.C. Gordon: Postmodernism and the Holocaust in Italy – Rosa Barotsi/Pierpaolo Antonello: The Personal and the Political: The Cinema of Nanni Moretti – Alan O’Leary: Marco Tullio Giordana, or The Persistence of Impegno – Pierpaolo Antonello: New Commitment in Italian ‘Theatrical Story-telling’: Memory, Testimony and the Evidential Paradigm – Sergia Adamo: La giustizia del dimenticato: sulla linea giudiziaria nella letteratura italiana del Novecento – Giuliana Pieri: Letteratura gialla e noir degli anni Novanta e impegno – Raffaello Palumbo Mosca: Prima e dopo Gomorra: non-fiction novel e impegno.

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