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 -

Details

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

Contact: Rabah AIssoui


Abstract

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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