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Italian Studies Postgraduate Forum (University of Reading)

Places of the Fantastic – Memory

Italian Cities and Fantastic Literature: Massimo Bontempelli’s and Dino Buzzati’s Milano fantastica by Beatrice Sica (University College London) Speaking of Italian fantastic literature, it is interesting to consider the setting, in particular … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Places of the Fantastic – Academia

‘It can happen in Venice’. Fantastic representations of Venice in Marinetti, Buzzati, Morante and Winterson by Silvia Zangrandi (IULM University – Milan) The following brief reflections build on one point: in … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Places of the Fantastic – Critic’s corner

Marvellous Mountains and Calamitous Cities: Personal Landscapes in Dino Buzzati’s Fantastic Fiction by Matthew Reza (University of Oxford) Much has been made of the lifelong love that Dino Buzzati held for … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Places of the Fantastic – Voices

The house and its nuances: space and liminality in Landolfi’s Racconto d’autunno by Paola Roccella (University of Warwick) In the years following WWII, we witness what Cesaretti calls ‘perdita dell’altrove’. In … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · Leave a comment
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