Table of contents for Risorgimento in modern Italian culture : revisiting the 19th century past in history, narrative, and cinema / edited by Norma Bouchard.

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Introduction: Risorgimento as an Unfinished Story	ix
 Norma Bouchard
Part I: Recent Histories of the Risorgimento
Rethinking the Risorgimento?	3
 John A. Davis
Part II: Writing the Risorgimento
from the "Boom" to the "Lead Years"
Tomasi di Lampedusa's Il Gattopardo 
and Postwar Italian Political Culture	33
 Marco Cupolo
Luciano Bianciardi and the Blasphemy of Miracles	49
 Mark Pietralunga
The Prism of Risorgimento in Vincenzo 
Consolo's ll sorriso dell'ignoto marinaio	72
 Ruth Glynn
Part III: Gendering Unification
Risorgimento as Fragmented Body-Politics: 
The Case of Anna Banti's Noi credevamo	93
 Norma Bouchard
Travesties of Risorgimento in 
Maria Rosa Cutrufelli's La briganta	109
 Cinzia di Giulio
Part IV: The Postmodern Disappearance
and Recovery of the Nation
Notes from an Invisible Orchestra: 
Gesualdo Bufalino as Historical Novelist	127
 Walter Zampieri
Reopening the Risorgimento Archive: 
Spectrality and Utopia in Antonio Tabucchi's Piazza d'Italia	150
 Norma Bouchard
Part V: Sicilian Narratives of the Risorgimento
Of Garibaldini and Pugnalatori: 
Revolution and Reaction in Sciascia's Sicily	171
 Mark Chu
Consolo and the Fictions of History	193
 Robert S. Dombroski
Part VI: Screening the Nation: 
Cinematic Versions of the Nineteenth-Century Past
Unification in Postwar Italian Cinema: 1954-1974	217
 Fulvio S. Orsitto
From Modern Historical Revisionism 
to Postmodern Skepticism: Risorgimento in Magni's Cinema	235
 Valerio Ferme
Contributors	257
Index	261

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Italian literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Italy -- History -- 19th century.
Italy -- History -- 1849-1870.
Italy -- In motion pictures.