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Author Ferrari, Chiara, author.

Title The rhetoric of violence and sacrifice in fascist Italy : Mussolini, Gadda, Vittorini / Chiara Ferrari
Published Toronto [Ontario] : University of Toronto Press, [2013]
Beaconsfield, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2013


Description 1 online resource (230 pages) : illustrations
Series Toronto Italian Studies
Toronto Italian studies.
Contents 1. Discursive ritual and sacrificial presentation: the rhetoric of crisis and resolution in Fascist Italy -- 2. Sacrificial turns and their rhetorical echoes -- 3. Gadda's sacrificial topographies -- 4. The redemption of Vittorini's New Man
Summary In this book, Chiara Ferrari interrogates how the rhetoric of sacrifice was used by the Italian fascist regime throughout the interwar years to support its totalitarian project and its vision of an all-encompassing bond between the people and the state
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-222) and index
Notes Includes some text in Italian, followed by the English translation
Subject Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945 -- Oratory
Gadda, Carlo Emilio, 1893-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation
Vittorini, Elio, 1908-1966 -- Criticism and interpretation
Gadda, Carlo Emilio, 1893-1973
Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945
Vittorini, Elio, 1908-1966
Mussolini, Benito 1883-1945
Gadda, Carlo Emilio 1893-1973
Vittorini, Elio 1908-1966
Sacrifice in literature.
Sacrifice -- Political aspects -- Italy
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- Italy
Fascism and literature -- Italy
Italian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- Italian.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Italy.
Fascism and literature
Italian literature
Rhetoric -- Political aspects
Sacrifice in literature
Offer i litteraturen.
Offer -- politiska aspekter.
Retorik -- politiska aspekter.
Fascism och litteratur.
Italiensk litteratur -- historia.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781442663336