Stars and Masculinities in Contemporary Italian Cinema

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Springer, Jun 18, 2014 - Performing Arts - 230 pages
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Stars and Masculinities in Contemporary Italian Cinema is the first book to explore contemporary male stars and cinematic constructions of masculinity in Italy. Uniting star analysis with a detailed consideration of the masculinities that are dominating current Italian cinema, the study addresses the supposed crisis of masculinity.
 

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Contents

Masculinity Stardom and Italian Cinema
1
Part I Crisis amd the Contemporary Italian Man
20
Part II History Nostalgia Masculinity
94
Notes
166
Bibliography
201
Index
223
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Catherine O'Rawe is Senior Lecturer in Italian at Bristol University, UK. She is co-editor of The Femme Fatale: Images, Histories, Contexts (Palgrave, 2010), and has published widely on post-war and post-2000 Italian cinema.

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