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[ecrea] Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies 6:3

Sun Sep 02 20:45:09 GMT 2018

The Editor is pleased to announce the publications of the special issue of

*JICMS Vol. 6:3, 2018 on/Rome, Open City/*


*Editorial/Rome, Open City/: Rupture and Return*

Louis Bayman, University of Southampton

Stephen Gundle, University of Warwick

Karl Schoonover, University of Warwick

*/Rome, Open City/** before and after Neorealism*

David Forgacs, New York University

*The Reception of /Rome, Open City /in France (1946-68). Realism for the Elites, Revolution for the People*

Valerio Coladonato, The American University of Paris

*Death and the gaze in /Rome, Open City/*


Stefania Parigi, Università degli Studi Roma Tre

*Re-reading Marina: sexuality, materialism and the construction of Italy*

Dom Holdaway, University of Bologna

Dalila Missero, University of Milan

*Notes on the end of Rome, Open City*

Charles L. Leavitt IV, University of Reading

*Popular culture, performance, persona. Anna Magnani between /Rome, Open City/ and /The Rose Tattoo/*

Francesco Pitassio, Università degli Studi di Udine

*(Un)dressing authenticity: neorealist stardom and Anna Magnani in the postwar (1945-1948)
Sergio Rigoletto, University of Oregon




*Film Reviews:*

/Libere/Director Rossella Schillaci, National Film Archive of the Resistance, with the support of Compagnia di San Paolo; City of Turin; Piemonte Doc Film Fund in association with Azulfilm, 2017//

/Reviewed by Maria Bonaria Urban, University of Amsterdam/

Review of student films from the Centro Sperimentale di Cinema, Class of 2017

/Reviewed by Ellen Nerenberg, Wesleyan University/



*Book Reviews:*


/A History of Italian Cinema/, Second Edition, Peter Bondanella and Federico Pacchioni (2017) New York and London: Bloomsbury 739 pp., ISBN:978-1-5013-0763-8, p/bk, $39.95

/Reviewed by Millicent Marcus, Yale University/

/Marvelous Bodies. Italy’s New Migrant Cinema./Vetri Nathan(2017). West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University Press, 253 pp., ISBN: 9781557537737, p/bk $45.00.

/Reviewed by Sole Anatrone, Wesleyan University/

/Muscoli e frac: il divismo maschile nel cinema muto italiano, 1910-1929/, Denis Lotti (2016) Soveria Mannelli: Rubbettino, 228 pp.,ISBN*:* 978-8849849042, p/bk, €14.00

/Reviewed by Robert A. Rushing, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign/


/Peplum: Il cinema italiano alle prese col mondo antico/, Francesco Di Chiara (2016) Rome: Donzelli-Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, 198 pp., ISBN: 978-8868434359, p/bk, €21.00

/Reviewed by Robert A. Rushing, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign/

/Italian Style: Fashion and Film from Early Cinema to the Digital Age/, Eugenia Paulicelli, New York; London: Bloomsbury Publishing (2016), 272 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4411-8915-8, p/bk, £31.99

/Reviewed by Danielle Hipkins, University of Exeter/


/Imagining.//Serialità, narrazioni cinematografiche e fotografia nella pubblicità contemporanea/, Stefania Antonioni (2016) Milano: Franco Angeli, 123 pp., ISBN: 9788891743411, p/bk, €16.50

/Reviewed by Giacomo Ravesi, Roma Tre University/

/Pasolini Requiem/.Second Edition/,/BarthDavid Schwartz (2016)//Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 720 pp., ISBN 978-0226335025, p/bk£24.00.

/Reviewed by Filippo Trentin, University of Pennsylvania/

/La musica alla radio 1924-1954. Storia, effetti, contesti in prospettiva europea,/Angela Ida De Benedictis (ED., in collaboration with Franco Monteleone) (2015) Rome: Bulzoni, 418 pp., ISBN: 978-88-7870-971-3, p/bk, €30.00

/Reviewed by Emilio Audissino, University of Southampton/


/Pasolini: Cinema e antropologia/, Donatella Maraschin (2014).Bern: Peter Lang AG: Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, 296 pp.,ISBN:978-3034302555, p/bk, $64.95

/Reviewed by//Simona Bondavalli, Vassar College/

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