Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Bonsaver, Guido, author

Title Censorship and literature in fascist Italy / Guido Bonsaver
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2007]
Online access available from:
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection    View Resource Record  
JSTOR eBooks    View Resource Record  
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription Collection    View Resource Record  


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
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Print version record
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.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442684151 (electronic bk.)
9781442684157 (electronic bk.)