Italian Modernism: Italian Culture between Decadentism and Avant-Garde (Toronto Italian Studies)

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780802088284: Italian Modernism: Italian Culture between Decadentism and Avant-Garde (Toronto Italian Studies)

Italian Modernism was written in response to the need for an historiographic and theoretical reconsideration of the concepts of Decadentismo and the avant-garde within the Italian critical tradition. Focussing on the confrontation between these concepts and the broader notion of international modernism, the essays in this important collection seek to understand this complex phase of literary and artistic practices as a response to the epistemes of philosophical and scientific modernity at the end of the nineteenth century and in the first three decades of the twentieth.

Intellectually provocative, this collection is the first attempt in the field of Italian Studies at a comprehensive account of Italian literary modernism. Each contributor documents how previous critical categories, employed to account for the literary, artistic, and cultural experiences of the period, have provided only partial and inadequate descriptions, preventing a fuller understanding of the complexities and the interrelations among the cultural phenomena of the time.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Inside Flap:

'Italian Modernism is a seminal volume which explores neglected fields of inquiry and points to new interpretive directions for canonical works. The collection includes a variety of approaches to a wide range of issues that cross chronological and disciplinary boundaries, and thus offers to the specialist a rich sample of the latest scholarship on Italian modernism. At the same time, thanks greatly to a thorough, reader-friendly introduction, it provides an invaluable tool for new students. An especially important contribution of the volume is that it underscores the need to examine modernism in light of the cultural discourses that preceded and followed it... It is a landmark contribution to an important, and still very much topical field of inquiry.'

About the Author:

Luca Somigli is an associate professor in the Department of Italian Studies at the University of Toronto.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 90.00
US$ 57.26

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 11.98
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Luca Somigli
Published by University of Toronto Press (2004)
ISBN 10: 0802088287 ISBN 13: 9780802088284
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Toronto Press, 2004. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # CW-9780802088284

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 57.26
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.98
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

null
Published by University of Toronto Press
ISBN 10: 0802088287 ISBN 13: 9780802088284
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Toronto Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Bookseller Inventory # B9780802088284

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 78.42
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.24
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Somigli, Luca (Editor)/ Moroni, Mario (Editor)
Published by Univ of Toronto Pr (2004)
ISBN 10: 0802088287 ISBN 13: 9780802088284
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Univ of Toronto Pr, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 459 pages. 9.00x6.25x1.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0802088287

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 89.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Published by University of Toronto Press, S (2004)
ISBN 10: 0802088287 ISBN 13: 9780802088284
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Toronto Press, S, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110802088287

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 113.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds