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The “Italian Miracle”: Between Modernity and Tradition

Massimo Montanari

in Italian Identity in the Kitchen, or Food and the Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160841
eISBN:
9780231535083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160841.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses the changes in the Italian alimentary model after the country's recovery from the food crisis caused by World War II. According to film director Pier Paolo Pasolini, because of ... More


The Time of the Crime: Phenomenology, Psychoanalysis, Italian Film

Domietta Torlasco

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758024
eISBN:
9780804786775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758024.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book interrogates the relationship between time and vision as it emerges in five Italian films from the 1960s and 1970s: Antonioni's Blow-Up and The Passenger, Bertolucci's The Spider's ... More


Languages of the Night: Minor Languages and the Literary Imagination in Twentieth-Century Ireland and Europe

Barry McCrea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300185157
eISBN:
9780300190564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185157.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book argues that the sudden decline of old rural vernaculars—such as French patois, Italian dialects, and the Irish language—caused these languages to become the objects of powerful longings and ... More


Pier Paolo Pasolini: Life as Oxymoron

Franco Cassano

in Southern Thought and Other Essays on the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233649
eISBN:
9780823241750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233649.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter, the author, using author and filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini's life and writings as a point of departure, discusses his sexual diversity acts as a catalyst to question the centrality ... More


Epilogue: Neorealism, Cinema of Poetry, and Italian Contemporary Cinema

Silvia Carlorosi

in Global Neorealism: The Transnational History of a Film Style

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031229
eISBN:
9781617031236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031229.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at examples of neorealism in recent Italian cinema. It focuses on two films—Andrea and Antonio Frazzi’s Certi bambini (A Children’s Story, 2004), and Matteo Garrone’s Gomorra ... More


Tableaux Vivants 1: Painting, Film, Death and Passion Plays in Pasolini and Godard

Steven Jacobs

in Framing Pictures: Film and the Visual Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640171
eISBN:
9780748670901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640171.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents the fashion for tableaux vivants in nineteenth-century culture as a prefiguration of cinema. Apart from including literal representations of tableaux vivants performed on the ... More


Seizures of Chance: Paulinist Agencies in Neocapitalist Contexts

Ward Blanton

in A Materialism for the Masses: Saint Paul and the Philosophy of Undying Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166911
eISBN:
9780231536455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166911.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores temporality and analogical potentials in Pier Paolo Pasolini's screenplay about Saint Paul. Focusinng on Pasolini's novel, Petrolio, it asks what codes eventally emerge into ... More


Film Connotation and the Signified Subject

Hunter Vaughan

in Where Film Meets Philosophy: Godard, Resnais, and Experiments in Cinematic Thinking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161336
eISBN:
9780231530828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161336.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes how cinema organizes sets of relations that produce and reflect “orders of meaning” in ways that might coincide with philosophical activity. It turns to the notions of Umberto ... More


Models

Felicity Colman

in Film Theory: Creating a Cinematic Grammar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169738
eISBN:
9780231850605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169738.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on two core areas of modeling theories that have emerged from film theory: the semiotic and the material. Semiotic modeling in film theory can be used as a political tool that ... More


Beyond Susan Sontag: The Seduction of Psychological Torture

Alfred W. McCoy

in Screening Torture: Media Representations of State Terror and Political Domination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153591
eISBN:
9780231526975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153591.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) use of psychological and physical torture. It also reflects on the unreleased photographs from Abu Ghraib prison and the sexual nature ... More


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