Narrating the Past, Contesting the Present: the Resistance in the contemporary Italian novel

Posted by jcm22 at Nov 15, 2018 11:05 AM |
28 November 2018 - Part of the Modern Languages Seminar Series 2018/19 Semester 1 -


Date: Wednesday 28 November 2018
Time: 4.30pm - 5.30pm
Location: Attenborough Seminar Block Ground Floor, room 002

Contact: Rabah AIssoui


SpeakerDr Maria Urban (University of Amsterdam)

This lecture will explore the revival of the Resistance’ and its articulation in the contemporary novel arguing that the fictional antifascism is a powerful metaphor to address social and political issues of the present, and to promote new forms of both literary and political engagement.

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