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Raccontare la guerra

I conflitti bellici e la modernità
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War is an event, theme, topos that induces fiction more than any other – stimulating, one might say, superego-like instances of historical fidelity – to press on its own boundaries, inhibit the space of the invention and merge with non-fictional forms of writing (memorial, diary, reportage ...). But in what way and to what extent its literary (as well as theatrical, cinematographical, comic book...) representation has changed – in terms of tone and strategies, in the degree of deformation of the known and shared reality – in the space of a Century that has seen the transformation of war strategies, media coverage and consequently the collective imagination linked to conflicts? The volume, conceived and edited by Nicola Turi, while tracing the individual path of known and lesser-known authors, in relation to the main theme of the book, both Italian and not (from Leopardi to Zanzotto, from Gadda to Calvino, from Salsa to Dessí, from Luzi and Fenoglio to Leavitt, Eisner and Celestini), also stimulates and elaborates a profound reflection on the bewilderment and natural attraction of the artistic gesture (from time to time in the name of fierce irony, desperate incredulity, the elegiac testimony) for evil, pain, the martial distortion of the human, social and political context.

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Nicola Turi

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0003-1920-6503

Nicola Turi is a researcher of Modern and Contemporary Italian Literature at the University of Cagliari. He is the author of various monographs – L’identità negata. Il secondo Calvino e l’utopia del tempo fermo, (Identity denied. The second Calvin and the utopia of still time) 2003; Testo delle mie brame. Il metaromanzo italiano del secondo Novecento (1957-1979), (“Testo delle mie brame: the Italian meta-novel of the late 20th Century, 1957-1979), 2007; Declinazioni del canone americano in Italia tra gli anni Quaranta e Sessanta, (Declinations of the American canon in Italy between the 1940s and 1960s) 2011; Giuseppe Dessí. Storia e genesi dell’opera, (Giuseppe Dessì. History and genesis of the work) 2014 – and numerous other essays on Italian and foreign authors of the 20th Century.
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Book Title

Raccontare la guerra

Book Subtitle

I conflitti bellici e la modernità

Editors

Nicola Turi

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

436

Publication Year

2017

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© 2017 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-6453-516-6

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978-88-6453-515-9

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978-88-6453-516-6

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Moderna/Comparata

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2704-5641

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2704-565X

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