Nuove intersezioni: crimine e storia nella narrativa Italiana al cambio di millennio

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dc.contributor.advisor Chu, Mark en
dc.contributor.author Amici, Marco
dc.date.accessioned 2013-10-08T15:20:14Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.date.submitted 2013
dc.identifier.citation Amici, M. 2013. Nuove intersezioni: crimine e storia nella narrativa Italiana al cambio di millennio. PhD Thesis, University College Cork. en
dc.identifier.endpage 314
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/1245
dc.description.abstract My research investigates a recent tendency in Italian literature, characterized by elements of renewal within the novel-writing tradition and of discontinuity with postmodern culture. It proposes an interpretation of the genres of the historical novel and crime fiction in the last fifteen years, in order to underline the important role played by these types of narrative in revitalizing contemporary Italian literature. These modalities of writing are considered both individually and in their connections beyond a traditional notion of genre, emphasizing those characteristics which may be assumed as irreconcilable with a postmodern approach to fiction and those which, furthermore, seem to indicate attempts to take a new course. In particular, my study analyses the recent literary tendency to combine the elements of ‘crime’ and ‘history’ in order to represent political and social reality, and how the works examined relate to postmodern narrative. For this reason, I pay particular attention to the relationship between literature and the past and to the socio-political aspects connected with the praxis of narrating, offering an original interpretation of the way in which the authors studied engage with these characteristics. en
dc.description.sponsorship Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences (Postgraduate Scholarship Award 2009-2012) en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso it en
dc.publisher University College Cork en
dc.rights © 2013, Marco Amici en
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ en
dc.subject Postmodern en
dc.subject Italian studies en
dc.subject Crime fiction en
dc.subject History and criticism en
dc.subject Genre fiction en
dc.subject The historical novel en
dc.subject Italian literature en
dc.subject Literature and society en
dc.subject Contemporary Italian novel en
dc.subject Contemporary Italian fiction en
dc.subject Massimo Carlotto en
dc.subject Valerio Evangelisti en
dc.subject Wu Ming en
dc.subject Giancarlo De Cataldo en
dc.subject.lcsh Postmodernism (Literature)--Italy en
dc.subject.lcsh Italian literature--20th century--History and criticism en
dc.subject.lcsh De Cataldo, Giancarlo, 1956- --Criticism and interpretation en
dc.subject.lcsh Carlotto, Massimo, 1956- --Criticism and interpretation en
dc.subject.lcsh Evangelisti, Valerio--Criticism and interpretation en
dc.subject.lcsh Wu Ming (Writers collective)--Criticism and interpretation en
dc.title Nuove intersezioni: crimine e storia nella narrativa Italiana al cambio di millennio it
dc.title.alternative New intersections: crime and history in Italian narrative at the turn of the millennium en
dc.type Doctoral thesis en
dc.type.qualificationlevel Doctoral en
dc.type.qualificationname PhD (Arts) en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.description.version Accepted Version
dc.contributor.funder Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences en
dc.description.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.internal.school Italian en
dc.check.reason This thesis is due for publication or the author is actively seeking to publish this material en
dc.check.opt-out Not applicable en
dc.thesis.opt-out false
dc.check.chapterOfThesis Capitolo I, Capitolo II, Capitolo III, Capitolo IV, Conclusioni
dc.check.embargoformat Both hard copy thesis and e-thesis en
ucc.workflow.supervisor mchu@italian.ucc.ie
dc.internal.conferring Autumn Conferring 2013 en


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