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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


Pier Paolo Pasolini: Performing Authorship

Gian Maria Annovi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231180306
eISBN:
9780231542708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180306.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Before his mysterious murder in 1975, Pier Paolo Pasolini had become famous—and infamous—not only for his groundbreaking films and literary works but also for his homosexuality and criticism of ... More


Encounter One: Pier Paolo Pasolini and Italo Calvino

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Through the letters of Pasolini and Calvino, this chapter delves into the different political paths that they each took. While Pasolini wrote of his disappointment with his age and politics, Calvino ... 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


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


Forging ‘Medieval’ Identities: Fortini’s Calendimaggio and Pasolini’s Trilogy of Life

Tommaso di Carpegna Falconieri and Lila Yawn

in The Middle Ages in the Modern World: Twenty-first century perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266144
eISBN:
9780191860027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266144.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines two nodal points in the reception of the Middle Ages in Italy and of Italian medievalism in politics since the 1920s: the festival of Calendimaggio in Assisi – its founding ... More


Salò, Or the 120 Days of Sodom and Ilsa, the Wicked Warden: Fascism, Pornography and Disgust

Simon Hobbs

in Cultivating Extreme Art Cinema: Text, Paratext and Home Video Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427371
eISBN:
9781474453554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427371.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Salò, Or the 120 Days of Sodom and Ilsa, the Wicked Warden. Although both films use Fascist imagery to comment on the corrupting nature of power, they continue to enjoy very ... More


‘In remembrance of his persone’: transhistorical empathy and the Chaucerian face

Louise D’Arcens

in Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129154
eISBN:
9781526141996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129154.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

From the earliest manuscript images through to cinematic depictions, Chaucer’s ‘persone’, that is his face and body, has been a key focus in the pursuit of transhistorical intimacy with the author. ... 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


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


The Resurrection of the Body: Pier Paolo Pasolini from Saint Paul to Sade

Armando Maggi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501345
eISBN:
9780226501369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501369.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Italian novelist, poet, and filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini was brutally killed in Rome in 1975, a macabre end to a career that often explored humanity's capacity for violence and cruelty. Along with ... More


Canonicity

Pantelis Michelakis

in Greek Tragedy on Screen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199239078
eISBN:
9780191746840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239078.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents a more systematic discussion of issues of accessibility and value. It begins by looking at cultural, institutional, and critical forces that shape the way in which certain films ... More


Seeing Time

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758024
eISBN:
9780804786775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758024.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines the relationship between time and the subject of perception Pier Paolo Pasolini's film Oedipus Rex. It analyzes the shots marking the encounter between the protagonist and the ... More


Introduction: Sodom, Its Inhabitants, and Its Language in Pasolini's Final Works

Armando Maggi

in The Resurrection of the Body: Pier Paolo Pasolini from Saint Paul to Sade

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501345
eISBN:
9780226501369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501369.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book shows how Sodom and its practice against nature dominate the last phase of Pier Paolo Pasolini's poetics. The screenplay Saint Paul, the scenario Porn-Theo-Colossal, the novel Petrolio, and ... More


A Body of Nostalgia: Pasolini's Self-Portrait in the Film Project Saint Paul

Armando Maggi

in The Resurrection of the Body: Pier Paolo Pasolini from Saint Paul to Sade

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501345
eISBN:
9780226501369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501369.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes Pasolini's film Saint Paul. The film is a double biography, of Paul the apostle and of Pasolini the artist. Moreover, Pasolini contends that Paul is a divided figure, a figure ... More


The Journey to Sodom and Gomorrah and Beyond: The Scenario Porn-Theo-Colossal

Armando Maggi

in The Resurrection of the Body: Pier Paolo Pasolini from Saint Paul to Sade

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501345
eISBN:
9780226501369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501369.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter presents a close reading of a scenario that Pasolini intended to film after Salò. Using a new form of analogical transposition, similar to what he also did in Saint Paul, ... More


“A Diluted Reel of Film in My Brain”: To Preach a New “Word of Abjuration” in Petrolio

Armando Maggi

in The Resurrection of the Body: Pier Paolo Pasolini from Saint Paul to Sade

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501345
eISBN:
9780226501369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501369.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes the theme of form, which Pasolini identifies as the foundation of his novel, Petrolio. The author's initial claim that Petrolio is less about a plot than about the birth of a ... More


To Give Birth in Salò and Sade's The 120 Days of Sodom

Armando Maggi

in The Resurrection of the Body: Pier Paolo Pasolini from Saint Paul to Sade

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501345
eISBN:
9780226501369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501369.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Petrolio and Salò are premised on the same concept of giving birth to a form, where form means not only a new narrative form, but also the form of a schizophrenic space closed off from the world, and ... More


Conclusion: “A Schizophrenic Child Is a Tiny Dot, I Dreamed Once”: Metamorphosis in Mario Mieli and Pasolini

Armando Maggi

in The Resurrection of the Body: Pier Paolo Pasolini from Saint Paul to Sade

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501345
eISBN:
9780226501369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501369.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter presents a close reading of Mario Mieli's Elementi di critica omosessuale (Elements of homosexual criticism). The book not only addresses some of Pasolini's central concerns, but also ... More


The Queer Linguistic Utopia of Pier Paolo Pasolini

Barry McCrea

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300185157
eISBN:
9780300190564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185157.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The chapter shows how the choice Italian writers have between writing in dialect or standard Italian can illuminate the meanings which the Irish language has acquired in its post-vernacular ... More


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