Editorial Advisory Board’s ‘Recommended Read’ – February 2018

This February, our Editorial Advisory Board member Professor Giovanna Summerfield has chosen her ‘Recommended Read’: one of our best-selling titles, noteworthy for the contribution it makes to its field. Giovanna, a Professor in Italian and French, currently serves as the Associate Dean for Educational Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, USA. … Continue reading Editorial Advisory Board’s ‘Recommended Read’ – February 2018

Call for Papers: Forty Years of Popular Culture in Italy

Call for Papers Forty Years of Popular Culture in Italy Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing Editors: Enrico Minardi (Arizona State University); Paolo Desogus (Sorbonne Universités) Some of the most original pages from Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks are dedicated to the subject of mass culture. Antonio Gramsci was in fact the first one to realize the relevance of the cultural … Continue reading Call for Papers: Forty Years of Popular Culture in Italy

Book Announcement: Breaking with Convention in Italian Art

Breaking with Convention in Italian Art now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Breaking with Convention in Italian Art, edited by Julia C. Fischer. Popularized by the hit television show, the phrase “breaking bad” is defined in urban slang as someone who challenges convention, defies authority, or … Continue reading Book Announcement: Breaking with Convention in Italian Art

Book Review: Italians in Wales and their Cultural Representations, 1920s-2010s

This book by Bruna Chezzi is a most welcome addition to the growing and diverse literature surrounding the Italian migrant presence in the United Kingdom. In a highly readable and insightful discussion of Welsh Italian history and identity, considering both self-perceptions and perceptions, Chezzi unravels key aspects and developments of the Italian landscape in Wales.  … Continue reading Book Review: Italians in Wales and their Cultural Representations, 1920s-2010s

Book Announcement: Homosexuality in Italian Literature, Society, and Culture, 1789-1919

Homosexuality in Italian Literature, Society, and Culture, 1789-1919 now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Homosexuality in Italian Literature, Society, and Culture, 1789-1919, edited by Lorenzo Benadusi, Paolo L. Bernardini, Elisa Bianco and Paola Guazzo. Homosexuality, bisexuality, transvestitism, and trans-genders represented new ideas, customs, and mentalities which … Continue reading Book Announcement: Homosexuality in Italian Literature, Society, and Culture, 1789-1919

Book Announcement: A Literary Journey to Rome: From the Sweet Life to the Great Beauty

A Literary Journey to Rome: From the Sweet Life to the Great Beauty now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of A Literary Journey to Rome: From the Sweet Life to the Great Beauty by Christina Höfferer. Rome is considered to be the most beautiful city in the world. … Continue reading Book Announcement: A Literary Journey to Rome: From the Sweet Life to the Great Beauty

Book Announcement: Investigating Format: The Transferral and Translation of Televised Productions in Italy and England

Investigating Format: The Transferral and Translation of Televised Productions in Italy and England now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Investigating Format: The Transferral and Translation of Televised Productions in Italy and England by Bronwen Hughes. This volume focuses on the transferral of a televised format from … Continue reading Book Announcement: Investigating Format: The Transferral and Translation of Televised Productions in Italy and England

Book Announcement: Encounters with the Real in Contemporary Italian Literature and Cinema

Encounters with the Real in Contemporary Italian Literature and Cinema now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Encounters with the Real in Contemporary Italian Literature and Cinema, edited by Loredana Di Martino and Pasquale Verdicchio. This volume explores the Italian contribution to the current global phenomenon of … Continue reading Book Announcement: Encounters with the Real in Contemporary Italian Literature and Cinema