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Author Spackman, Barbara, 1952-

Title Fascist Virilities : Rhetoric, Ideology, and Social Fantasy in Italy
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (206 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Preface; 1 Rhetorics of Virility: D'Annunzio, Marinetti, Mussolini, Benjamin; 2 Fascist Women and the Rhetoric of Virility; 3 Mafarka and Son: Marinetti's Homophobic Economics; 4 D'Annunzio and the Antidemocratic Fantasy; 5 Fascism as Discursive Regime; Notes; Index
Summary Exploring different conceptions of virilityas well as the reproductive fantasies they producein a selection of Italian political manifestos and literary writings, Fascist Virilities exposes the relation between fascist rhetoric and ideology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-182) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fascism and sex -- Italy.
Fascism and women -- Italy.
Fascism -- Italy -- Psychological aspects.
Masculinity -- Italy.
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- Italy.
Italy -- Politics and government -- 1922-1945.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 081662786X (hc ;) (acid-free paper)
0816627878 (Trade Paper)
0816687323 (electronic bk.)
9780816627868 (hc ;) (acid-free paper)
9780816687329 (electronic bk.)