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[Commlist] JICMS 7:3, 2019 special issue on Paolo Sorrentino, published

Wed Jun 19 12:23:25 GMT 2019

The Editor of the Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies is pleased to inform the community of scholars in this field of the recent publication of the JICMS special issue 7:3, 2019 on Paolo Sorrentino,  guest edited by Annachiara Mariani, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA.

This special issue is first collection of scholarly articles written in English on Italian filmmaker Sorrentino.

*Editorial *

*Paolo Sorrentino: a Trans-Cultural and Post-National /Auteur/*

Annachiara Mariani, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (USA)

*Against postmodernism: Paolo Sorrentino and the search for authenticity*

Mimmo Cangiano, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)

*Posthuman Sorrentino: /Youth/ and /The Great Beauty/ as ecocinema*

Matteo Gilebbi, Dartmouth College (USA)

*Interpolating the ‘blah, blah, blah’: /The Great Beauty/’s vocal Rome*

Alex Gammon, Florida State University (USA)

*The ‘primal scene’: Memory, redemption and ‘woman’ in the films of Paolo Sorrentino*

Russell Kilbourn,Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada)

*Anxiety (of influence) and (absent) fathers in Sorrentino’s English-language narratives*

Sandra Waters, Rutgers University (USA)

*/The Young Pope/**: An Italian ‘celevision’ case study***

Anna Manzato, IULM University (Italy)

Antonella Mascio, University of Bologna (Italy)

*Paolo Sorrentino’s cinematic excess*

Lydia Tuan, Università degli Studi di Padova (Italy)


*Film Reviews*

/Loro 1/ and /Loro 2/, Paolo Sorrentino (dir.) (2018), Italy-France: Indigo Films

/Piccole avventure romane /(/Fleeting Roman Adventures/, Paolo Sorrentino (dir.) (2018), Italy: Collateral Films and Indigo Film.

Reviewed by Annachiara Mariani, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville


*Book Reviews*

/Del desiderio e del godimento: viaggio al termine dell'ideologia ne La grande bellezza di Paolo  Sorrentino/, Guido Mori (2018), Milano: Mimesis

/La maschera, il potere, la solitudine: il cinema di Paolo Sorrentino/, Franco Vigni (2017), Firenze: Aska,

/The Young Sorrentino/, Italo Moscati (2017), Rome: Castelvecchi Editore

Reviewed by Annachiara Mariani, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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