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By Alessia Ricciardi

This ebook chronicles the loss of life of the supposedly leftist Italian cultural institution in the course of the lengthy Nineteen Eighties. in the course of that point, the nation's literary and highbrow forefront controlled to lose the prominence passed it after the tip of worldwide warfare II and the defeat of Fascism. What emerged as an alternative was once a uniquely Italian model of cultural capital that intentionally shunned any severe wondering of the existing order. Ricciardi criticizes the advance of this new hegemonic association in movie, literature, philosophy, and artwork feedback. She specializes in a number of turning issues: Fellini's futile, late-career critique of Berlusconi-style advertisement tv, Calvino's overdue flip to reactionary belletrism, Vattimo's nihilist and conservative responses to French poststructuralism, and Bonito Oliva's flow of artwork commodification, Transavanguardia.

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