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Author Bonsaver, Guido, author

Title Censorship and literature in fascist Italy / Guido Bonsaver
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource ([xv], 405 pages) : illustrations, portrait
Series Toronto Italian studies
Toronto Italian studies.
Contents 1: Mussolini takes the helm -- Towards a new system -- Carrots, sticks, and charismatic ruling -- The censor and the censored -- 2: Censorship fascist style, 1934-1939 -- From Press Office to ministry of popular culture -- Shaping Italian literature -- Anti-semitism and 'cultural reclamation' -- 3: A nation at war, 1940-1943 -- A turn of the screw -- Foreign fiction and weak autarky -- Unfinished business -- Conclusion
Summary "Examining the pervasiveness of censorship in Fascist Italy, from the entrenchment of Mussolini's role as 'prime censor' to the suppression of works by female writers, this is a look, at the vulnerability of culture under a dictatorship."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-391) and index
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Subject Censorship -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.
Fascism and literature -- Italy.
Italian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Politics and culture -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.
Publishers and publishing -- Italy -- 20th century.
Italy -- Cultural policy -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
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