Cinema and Fascism by Stephen Ricci
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Cinema and Fascism
By Stephen Ricci

Cinema and Fascism

Italian Film and Society, 1922-1943

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Cinema and Fascism by Stephen Ricci

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This study considers Italian filmmaking during the Fascist era and offers an original and revealing approach to the interwar years. Steven Ricci directly confronts a long-standing dilemma faced by cultural historians: while made during a period of totalitarian government, these films are neither propagandistic nor openly "Fascist." Instead, the Italian Fascist regime attempted to build ideological consensus by erasing markers of class and regional difference and by circulating terms for an imaginary national identity. "Cinema and Fascism" investigates the complex relationship between the totalitarian regime and Italian cinema. It looks at the films themselves, the industry, and the role of cinema in daily life, and offers new insights into this important but neglected period in cinema history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520253568
ISBN-10: 0520253566
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Stephen Ricci

Steven Ricci is the Director of the Moving Image Archive Studies program at University of California, Los Angeles, where he also teaches in the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media and the Department of Information Studies.

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