In particular, Salvati demonstrates how the advent of fascism was not necessarily perceived as a significant threshold by the Italian masses, which often lacked political awareness. As an homage to Lanaro, Pensare la nazione advances the dialogue on the notion of nationhood, using the oeuvre of an influential historian who has contributed immensely to the construction of this category of analysis, with works by writers that are now essential for the study of modern Italian history.
Una significativa conferma della coerente linea editoriale che caratterizza questa rivista accademica, fondata e diretta da Peter Vassallo, giunge dal dodicesimo volume, a cura di Gloria Lauri-Lucente. Sarebbe piuttosto arduo passare in rassegna i diciassette articoli che compongono il fascicolo.
Questo articolo, prendendo le mosse dagli studi compiuti da Gregory Lucente sui processi di narrativizzazione delle figure storiche, approfondisce due interpretazioni filmiche del bandito Giuliano: Many of the historical references either do not work at all, or work only partially, and any genuine historical complexity is simplified or even completely distorted. Citando brevemente gli altri articoli, va ricordato che Sue Brown approfondisce il rapporto tra Asolo e Robert Browning, mentre David Farley- Hills mostra un Anthony Trollope che in He Knew He Was Right utilizza materiale italiano di cui, immaginativamente, si era appropriato durante un soggiorno a Firenze con la madre Frances Trollope.
Nel complesso, si tratta di un fascicolo che, pur in uno spazio cronologico ampio e culturalmente multilivellare, riesce a fare il punto sugli studi anglo-italiani senza omettere di offrire interessanti stimoli per ulteriori lavori di ricerca.enbatnavide.tk/family/hot-flashes-sexy-little-stories-poems.pdf
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Dante e la lingua italiana. A cura di Mirko Tavoni. Infine, attraverso il ricorso a una terzina della Commedia Par. Il saggio finale di Gioachino Chiarini, Quattro cerchi, tre croci. Tempi e silenzi della Divina Commedia, prende le mosse da due quesiti specifici: Tramonto e resistenza della critica. Il volume raccoglie venti saggi tra editi e inediti, divisi in due sezioni a loro volta bipartite.
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Italian Bookshelf rese perfette, specie, per esempio, nella poesia fidenziana, giocando magari sullo scarto tra fonia e grafia. Tutti poi, oggi che possiamo misurare i danni dei vari -ismi formalismo, strutturalismo, e non ultimo certo specialismo , in particolare quello di aver emarginato la letteratura dalla vita sociale, rendendola inessenziale, e di aver allontanato i giovani dalle humanae litterae; tutti, dicevo, si lasceranno contagiare dal sentimento della storia e degli alti ed eterni valori umani parole sue che a queste pagine, anche quando squisitamente tecniche o addirittura polemiche, danno respiro e da esse si trasmette.
E che intere generazioni di allievi si siano lasciate contagiare da quello stesso sentimento lo attestano ad abundantiam le tante testimonianze che si leggono nel secondo dei volumi qui in epigrafe. E gli amici, quelli di una vita, confermano. Camerino , i rapporti, 44 anni! Altri infine hanno festeggiato con saggi su temi della sua bibliografia, o almeno non lontani, secondo le tre grandi direttrici di essa: Marti maestro, Marti studioso, e Marti uomo?
Italian Bookshelf rapa [ Sul valore sentimentale attribuibile alle scelte del critico. Storia di un burattino. To propose another version of Le avventure di Pinocchio is a bold endeavor. The text is a classic, and its adaptions are countless. Storia di un burattino, Paola Nastri and Francesca Cadel, successfully manage to make a fresh imprint on the book and, at the same time, convey to the reader the impression of a useful and novel edition. The activity of reading in installments is skillfully intertwined with a progressive grammar review, and accompanied by stimulating linguistic and cultural insights.
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While engaging students in an active reading of Pinocchio — through their comprehension questions, and their stimulating insights e. Italian Bookshelf Two strengths make this textbook valuable in the panorama of Italian language education. It demonstrates its capacity to transform an enjoyable reading experience into meaningful oral practice in the target language, not restricted to the written text per se, and to its literary aspects, but open to the development of conversational skills, improvised situations, and structured research.
In addition, it is positioned at the crossroads of language training lightly conceived in the form of a practical review , literature thanks to the capacity of the original edition for revealing the darker sides of Pinocchio, such as the grinding poverty of a Tuscan village, softened by numerous cinematographic adaptations , and cultural studies in the broader sense.
This textbook thus responds to a twofold need: From Dante to Dan Brown. Inferno Revealed can be divided into two parts. In order to reach a wide audience that may not have been exposed to literary studies or to the history of the Italian Middle Ages, the authors establish connections, resonances, and parallels to high and popular culture of different ages and traditions.
Francesca da Rimini, Ciacco, and Filippo Argenti are the main episodes analyzed in this chapter.
Moreover, his views on the separation of Church and State may resonate with some readers even today. The Italian cities where Dante resided during his exile as well as Arles, the Mediterranean Sea, mythical and biblical cities, and of course Tuscany and Florence, all contribute to design the sense of place of the Commedia. Strangers in a Strange Land: The book consists of a series of essays , a catalog , and an extensive annotated bibliography It offers a review of Italian-language publishing history in newspapers and books with the intent to help the reader understand the place of Italians in American cultural history.
When we think about that particular period of time for Italian immigrants we think about illiterate settlers who were so eager to assimilate that they neglected their Italian language and heritage in favor of all things American. The literary works produced during this time were quite varied: They were read by not only the well-educated but also the average reader. They were often serialized in newspapers just as the works of English writers such as Dickens were at the time.
They were published in journals and newspapers not only in major American cities such as New York and San Francisco but also in smaller towns such as Scranton, Pennsylvania and Bridgeport, Connecticut. They were published by high-quality publishers many of which employed Italian speakers. Even those Italians who were illiterate upon entering the US my own grandfather as a case in point made use of these books in libraries more extensively than any other immigrant group, in order to learn to read and write in Italian and English. One half of this book consisted of essays that reflected the progress of Italians in America while the other half provided a directory of important Italian-American businessman of the time.
Viscusi places this work against the backdrop of the Milan Exposition of and demonstrates that the milanesi regarded Italian society in America as merely an income-producing colony of Italy. The catalog is not only annotated but it also provides great pictures of many of the works. The primary work section covers poetry, fiction, history and biography, political life; the secondary work section includes Italian- American life lived in the time, general history of Italians in America, learning the language, imaginative literature, political literature, and works about key authors and subjects including Ciambelli, Cordiferro, Galleani, Giovannitti, the Sacco and Vanzetti affair, and Tresca.
It is an effective starting point for Italian professors and scholars to explore and ideally translate into English a fascinating literary legacy. This book should be in every university library, and be read by many Italian-American students and professors. Maria Ann Roglieri, St. Italian Bookshelf Portia Prebys, ed. Caratteristiche, Impatto e Prospettive. Characteristics, Impact and Prospects. The Rapporto Educating in Paradise offers a dual-language detailed analysis of both the nature of North Amercan Programs in Italy and of the students studying in Italy, the economic impact of their presence as well as the educational and socio-psychological benefits to the students themselves as they are immersed in a culture whose beliefs, practices and social realities are distinct from their own.
The IRPET report for , based on only twenty-three American programs, indicated that the programs spent directly between forty and forty-two billion liras. The monies spent indirectly by students and their visitors, parents and friends brought the total economic impact to approximately eighty billion liras.
There were twenty-nine academic entries for Rome with 3, students and twenty-five academic entries for Florence with 4, students. The total economic impact of direct and indirect expenditures amounted to ,, euros. AACUPI proposes to improve the situation given the different kinds of academic institutions now involved consortia, study centers, post-graduate programs, etc.
The Borio study concludes with references to the property taxes paid by the programs IRES and IMU and the various indirect taxes and the numerous acts and documents that are an inseparable reality for the management of all academic and cultural activities. The Borio report also takes exception to the fiscal limits placed on donations and contributions to the programs from sponsors who derive little tax benefits from their contribution. The study is divided into four segments complemented by charts offering precise, concrete information as follows: Included are the spring and summer terms of academic year as well as the fall term This amounts to about million euros and 10, jobs with the concentration being in Tuscany and Latium.
The last part of this section focuses on the continued attractiveness of study in Italy, the complications arising from the present economic crisis, and the competitiveness of institutions of higher learning with lower costs, exacerbated further by the tax burdens and the complexities regarding administrative problems and the treatment of faculty members under the terms of the Fornero Law. Italian Bookshelf faculty, and staff members, given the rise of petty crime and violence associated with drugs and alcohol; the bureaucratic inconveniences regarding entrance and visa procedures and barriers that impel program organizers toward venues elsewhere, and that put Italy at a disadvantage.
Scott Haine, and Jeffrey H. For scholars struggling with a manuscript in progress, students tackling a paper, or creative writers sweating over a novel or script, a few hours at Starbucks in front of a laptop and a tall paper cup brimming with a coffee-based drink with a fancy name are a popular alternative to the solitary seclusion of a home office or the monastic silence of a library.
The fruitful relationship between intellectual activity and the coffee shop has created an emblematic public dimension even beyond actual space. Italian Bookshelf The contributors examine the topic through a variety of methodological approaches. Italian Bookshelf individualistic counterdiscourse to the democratic, open relationships promoted by the coffee house. The concluding section of the article is dedicated to the presence of South African literature in Italy.
Her conclusion is that African literature is still marginalized in Italy, and that the relevant scholarship tends to be highly specialized, while the research funds that would support large-scale exchanges with African universities and libraries are lacking. The attention of publishers and booksellers is focused on works that are already best-sellers in the international book market. Those publishers that in the past cultivated a more serious and systematic approach to African literatures, publishing works that had been carefully edited and annotated by specialists, have either discontinued their efforts, or are publishing without a vision of a coherent cultural project.
Criticism dedicated to African literature, on the other hand, is still hostage to the genre divisions valid in Europe, and fails to cultivate a synesthetic, and therefore more authentic, approach to African art. The European inability to interpret what seems like a fusion of genres oral literature, music, etc. The serious decline in the study of African languages at Italian universities only contributes to this less than encouraging situation.
The problems of identity and agency relate here not only to the individual, but to the entire Somali nation and the issues of power within it, traditional and postcolonial. Hybridity in the novel is not only an assertion of individuality, but also a productive response to the pressures exerted, first by the Italian colonial power, and later by the Somali dictatorial regime.
The first narrative stream is that of the narrator as the collector of personal stories. The result of such cultural barriers is not an integrated, but a fragmented identity. A writer and activist born in Rome and raised in South Africa, Mmaka proposes a mutable and dynamic concept of identity as a process of transformation, for which literature, in its interpretive multiplicity, is a perfect vehicle, and the ideal site for the meeting of stories which could then produce new, authentic narratives of being: Between Private and Public Spheres.
A cura di Katharine Mitchell and Helena Sanson. Naturalmente, come osserva Joan Kelly J. Women, History, and Theory: The Essays of Joan Kelly. Almeno a livello teorico, dunque, le donne si trovano ad avere un rapporto privilegiato con la lingua italiana — una lingua dalla cui fruizione, a causa della loro scarsa istruzione, le donne erano state escluse per secoli.
Lucy Hosker, per esempio, esamina la rappresentazione della zitella in alcuni racconti di Serao e Neera. Infine, Marjan Schwegman propone uno studio interessante sulle brigantesse, modelli ante litteram di autonomia e ribellione alla condizione di soggezione atavica delle donne meridionali. Ammirevoli, soprattutto, sono i suggerimenti delle studiose che invitano il lettore ad aprire percorsi alternativi di studio.
Concludendo, il volume offre un contributo utile e originale per la conoscenza del contributo femminile alla storia e cultura nazionale e un valido spunto per ulteriori ricerche. A Local Habitation and a Name: Imagining Histories in the Italian Renaissance. Fordham University Press, In questo importante volume che ripropone, organizzandoli in una forma coerente, nove saggi composti tra il e il , Ascoli si prefigge un duplice obiettivo.
Scegliendo la Familiares 4. Guardando quindi a come testi specifici come Decameron 7. Barnes and Michelangelo Zaccarello, eds. Language and Style in Dante. Four Courts Press, Nel primo caso abbiamo a che fare con saggi come quello di Antonella Braida, Dante and Translation: Jeremy Tambling Illusion and Identity: I contributi che incorniciano la miscellanea non si trovano poi casualmente ai margini del volume: La scrittura poetica femminile nel Cinquecento veneto. Gaspara Stampa e Veronica Franco. Accademia della Crusca, La studiosa pubblica un volume di grande interesse a prescindere dalla proposta di attribuzione: Italian Bookshelf supporto cartaceo e, sebbene non datato con sicurezza, tradizionalmente assegnato agli anni con una parte risalente a un periodo precedente.
Certo, non pare di trovare somiglianze, ad esempio, con la c. Si tengano poi presenti due elementi ricordati da C. Marazzini La lingua italiana, , p. A un primo esame i principali fenomeni fonetici e morfosintattici individuati da A. Castellani Grammatica storica, , p. La drammaturgia del sacro, originale sintagma e ipotesi critica specificamente adottata, ha permesso a Cicali di mantenere una visione stereoscopica studiando simultaneamente i temi, le occasioni, gli obblighi, le tradizioni del potere sacro e profano senza mai perdere di vista la natura drammaturgica dei testi.
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George Corbett, however, challenges this assumption and argues that, in fact, Dante agreed with the main principles of Epicurean ethics, and openly condemned just its doctrine of mortalism, namely, that of the mortality of the human soul. From then on, he resolved to condemn Epicurean philosophy. Italian Bookshelf The book is organized into three parts of two chapters each. Corbett considers the ill-fated dialogue between Dante and Cavalcante as the center of the canto. Corbett establishes that, conventionally, Dante represents heresy as a type of intellectual stubbornness in pursuing erroneous interpretation.
On the one hand, he believed in the necessity of pursuing a virtuous and ethical life in order to achieve earthly happiness. On the other, he believed in the capacity of faith as sufficient for achieving salvation, as is made clear in the encounters with Buonconte and Manfred. Nonetheless, my concern is whether reading the Commedia in light of the Monarchia is methodologically pertinent, given that such an approach likely downplays the complexity of the poem. Lyric Poetry by Women of the Italian Renaissance. Johns Hopkins University Press, Through this extraordinary volume, Virginia Cox brings back to life the lyric poetry of a multitude of female authors of the Italian Renaissance.
She revives and resuscitates works that had been overlooked or forgotten, or that were simply inaccessible due to the fragility of their manuscript state, except to the occasional scholar who stumbled upon a madrigal here, a sonnet there. She then integrates these newly rescued treasures into a body of poetry upon whose authors the fates and centuries have smiled, often by the purest chance.
Cox acknowledges that this enterprise was long in unfolding, and given the breadth and depth of the finished product, one can well understand why. The final organizational design features a solid introduction in which Cox situates the tradition of female writing from the fifteenth to the beginning of the seventeenth century within its greater literary, historical and cultural context. Italian Bookshelf literary production that forms the body of the current volume. Indeed, although the collection focuses on lyric poetry, the authors represented, with a few notable exceptions, reflect the most important female writers of all genres because although better known for narrative or drama, most female writers also composed lyric works of substance that warrant inclusion in an anthology of this nature.
As her introduction unfolds, Cox engages her reader with discussions of the female writer and her context in particular geographic locations and at a variety of court settings, her interaction with her male counterparts, and sometimes her frustration at being praised simply for being female rather than for a critical appraisal of her work.
By highlighting the changing light in which females were viewed as the decades progressed, Cox challenges her readers to incorporate contemporary social critiques regarding the role and place of women into their reading of the lyrics. In a relatively short and succinct narrative, Cox succeeds in setting the stage for her audience to experience a multi-faceted appreciation for each author and her literary production, now keenly aware of the forces that shaped the female writer and her work.
Before giving us access to the collection itself, Cox carefully lays out the criteria she used in selecting the works to be included, noting that the breadth and depth of the verse available to her permitted her to be highly selective while still maintaining flexibility to include verse that was not structurally perfect but was spontaneous or rang with emotional truth. The poems, whose original languages include Latin, Greek, literary Tuscan and the pavan dialect, are divided thematically: They are then compiled chronologically within each theme.
One of the defining features of the volume is the mixture of well-known and unknown authors within the same rubric. Each poem offers a treasure trove of tidbits about everyday life, male- female relationships, and societal dynamics that broaden our understanding of life during these centuries in addition to adding important elements to the verse. We also note a pre-Reformation comment that going to mass was irrelevant as well as a poignant lament on the problems of old age that include no longer being able to chew meat.
In addition to the contents of the poems, it is fascinating to see verse written in the pavan Paduan dialect by women. Cox points out that while they seem not to have taken on the character of a rustic, as was common with men, they still did not write as themselves, taking on an uneducated character. Scarampa cannot see it, she must close her eyes to avoid the pain. Gems await on each page, and the orchestration of the volume with its contexts, translations and copious accompanying material makes it a must-own resource for anyone working in the Italian Renaissance.
Moreover, it offers a useable, approachable, friendly classroom text for an undergraduate course as well as being one of the necessary sources for graduate students and scholars alike. This anthology has opened up the world of lyric poetry by women of the Italian Renaissance to a new audience. Northwestern University Press, Frisardi keeps most of the Latin phrases that Dante employed, including the Latin title Vita nova rather than the more common Italian title Vita nuova.
In dividing the prosimetrum poetry combined with prose into chapters, he follows the lead of Guglielmo Gorni, whose system dates from and was followed by Luca Carlo Rossi and Stefano Carrai in and respectively. While clearly in American English, the translation as a whole is fairly free of jargon or slang. It is a pleasure to read not only the prose but also the rhymed poems. For purists who might object to liberties taken with word choice or syntax, Frisardi provides in an appendix pages the Italian texts of all the poems with literal prose translations.
In the case of the above sonnet, he helpfully proffers this literal version of the opening quatrain: The notes, as alluded to earlier, comprise a veritable treasure trove of scholarship and deserve repeated consultation. They also lack individual end note numbers. These editorial decisions make it tiring when one must flip back and forth from translation to notes and challenging to identify quickly a particular glossed passage. University of Toronto Press, Not only does Di Maria place his work within the field of Renaissance theater, he also enters into dialogue with a larger community of scholarship on the notions of imitation and innovation.
Renaissance playwrights, in establishing a theater that was their own, adapted old sources to fit the realities of their times, including morals, aesthetics, politics, and sexual mores. Throughout his study, Di Maria presents analysis of seven Renaissance works for the stage: The first chapter gives an excellent account of theories of imitation from the Humanist study of classical authors to the development of diverse imitation and adaptation practices in the Renaissance.
Di Maria provides an overview of important theories of imitation from Greek and Roman authors such as Aristotle, Cicero, Horace, Quintilian, and Seneca, who influenced Humanist and Renaissance writers to a great degree. He also lays out a historical account of the development of Italian theater from stage performances of Latin classics to translation and adaptation, highlighting the debate among Renaissance writers over the questions of imitation and originality. Di Maria establishes his critical approach as one that considers carefully source material to distinguish the modifications made by playwrights for the Renaissance stage.
The importance of these changes should not be underestimated, as he states: Italian Bookshelf to distinguish the adaptation from its original source, establish its own originality, and proclaim its relevance to the audience. Each of the following seven chapters focuses on a specific theater piece that illustrates different aspects of the imitative process.
From this juxtaposition of works Di Maria is able to make compelling arguments about the significance of characters, criticism of social institutions, and prevailing morality. In fact, drawing from various sources and weaving them together, Cecchi offers new new elements that reflect contemporary society for spectators. Chapter 7 and Chapter 8 focus on tragedies that draw on prose sources. As in Chapter 6, the status of women is well visited together with Machiavellian ideas of the princes and principalities.
Italian Bookshelf importance of understanding originality, which consists not only of the invention of new material, but also of the creative adaptation of old sources to new realities. He accomplishes this new understanding of the poetics of imitation through well-researched and articulate considerations of sources and adaptations as well as sixteenth-century debates on imitation. In the end, Di Maria provides an excellent model to others who desire to engage with schools of rhetoric, imitation, and theories of theater in the Italian Renaissance.
Edizione critica dei manoscritti Hamilton 67 e Riccardiano a cura di David P. Italian Bookshelf successo strepitoso sia in Francia che in Italia dove fu presto volgarizzata non una sola volta ma varie volte producendo famiglie di volgarizzamenti talvolta imparentate fra di loro e talvolta affatto indipendenti. Il primo filologo a pubblicarne un frammento fu Vincenzo Nannuci nel suo Manuale , e lo riprendeva dalla versione oggi conservata nel ms. A dargli sostanzialmente ragione fu Flutre il quale fece un censimento completo dei mss.
Da allora gli studi successivi non hanno fatto che confermare la sostanza di quella ricostruzione anche se non sono mancate correzioni imposte da nuovi documenti venuti alla luce nel corso di questi ultimi tre quarti di secolo. R si trova invece a Firenze nella biblioteca Riccardiana. Le pagine dedicate alla contaminazione 51 costituiscono un apporto fondamentale al valore di questa edizione, e sono anche quelle che lasciano capire quanto sarebbe arduo, anzi impossibile, utilizzare i criteri genetici lachmanniani per ricostruire un archetipo al quale far risalire tutte le famiglie dei volgarizzamenti italiani dei Fet.
Altri recensori, con maggiori competenze e su riviste specializzate, non mancheranno di farlo. Tre studi sul De mulieribus claris. It can therefore be seen to form part of the debate in the Anglo-Saxon world about the interpretation and implications of De mulieribus, especially its construction of female identity. Indeed in the introduction to the three studies that constitute the monograph, Filosa is unequivocal about her critical position. She decisively and passionately rejects the recent tendency to view the work in entirely negative terms and instead focuses on the positive glimpses Boccaccio provides of female potential though admitting traces remain of medieval misogyny.
The crucial point for Filosa is that most of these later changes only introduce a patina of medieval moralising while the humanistic ideals are still a powerful force in the work. Italian Bookshelf The second study continues to emphasise the literariness of De mulieribus by analysing its relations with the Decameron. On her own admission, Decameron 2.
Could not this be generalised to the majority of the biographies in De mulieribus? For this reason Filosa compares De mulieribus with contemporary pictorial representations of women in order to illustrate her point that contemporary painting could only manage to portray them as undifferentiated stereotypes unlike the developed biographies of Boccaccio.
Finally Filosa very briefly examines the transformation of De mulieribus in the Renaissance. It offers a glowing account of the radical, progressive representation of women as biographical subjects. Power and Virtue in Renaissance Society, forcefully puts the case that De mulieribus consistently shuts down the possibilities of female power and only allows it when it does not present a threat to male authority. Franklin further argues that the text is predominantly addressed to men whom its message of circumscribed female agency is meant to reassure.
Italian Bookshelf Filosa takes a strong position on De mulieribus as a literary work, quoting both Sapegno and Zaccaria approvingly. It is indeed an area that has received scant attention in the rush to discuss its ideological implications for women. Her study will ensure that scholars of De mulieribus will look at the literary dimension with renewed interest thanks to her careful research. Honess and Matthew Treherne, eds. Exile, Politics and Theology in Dante. Many volumes of collected essays suffer from a lack of cohesion. Each essay explores a different phenomenon, and by bringing them together the volume as a whole is pulled in several different directions.
Honess and Matthew Treherne. The editors explain in the introduction why they selected the opening of Paradiso 25 as a guiding principle. The few lines of Paradiso 25, they write, reveal in nuce the entire project of the Comedy, with its focus on the heavenly while still engaging in the earthly. The six essays began as a series of papers presented at Leeds but they work together in interesting fashions.
Declaration, Pleasure and Praise. Italian Bookshelf dogmatic exposition on Faith, Hope, and Love. Behind the expositions on the three Christian virtues lies the awareness of the dependence of the created world on God. Philosophical reasoning can equate the creator with God but only Faith can inform humanity that God is a Trinity. In the subsequent two essays, the authors perform similar readings of the cantos of the fixed stars and their disquisitions on the virtues. One acquires the coin of faith through direct experience of God. He notes that the entire episode is bracketed between two invitations to look back upon the earth.
He then discusses the first-person passages in the cantos, thus concluding that the Christian virtues link Dante back to the community and to the Church. In the early years, Dante adheres to political factionalism, with the hopes that Henry VII will remedy his situation; later on, however, Dante seemingly recants his misdirected hopes in a political solution, explaining instead that he wants to return to Florence as a poet, that is, as one bearing a prophetic voice.
Gilson concludes, however, that Paradiso 25 did not elicit the same kind of alarm among the commentators that similar passages in Inferno did. Each of the six essays provides unique insights to the passage of the title, but they are not limited to a few verses.
Therefore, the volume constitutes an important contribution to Dante scholarship. A Critical Guide to the Complete Works. University of Chicago Press, A Critical Guide to the Complete Works ed. Victoria Kirkham and Armando Maggi, Chicago: Grossvogel and Epistolae Jason Houston investigate the ways in which Boccaccio used Latin source texts as models for his literary experiments, with many of his earlier works simply serving as exercises in rhetoric and letter-writing. Italian Bookshelf reception as both text and book-object.
Brody provides an insightful reading of the Elegia di madonna Fiammetta, which looks at female uses of literature as a healing device, a topic to which Boccaccio would return in the Proemio of his Decameron. Coleman and the De montibus, silvis, fontibus, lacubus, fluminibus, stagnis seu paludibus et de diversis nominibus maris Theodore J.
Here Michael Papio analyses the document and provides anecdotes and historical details pertaining to those people mentioned in it. None the less, the editors certainly succeed in their mission to answer the questions posed in the introductory paragraphs: What did Boccaccio contribute in each case to the traditions he inherited?
How did he reenvision genres or topics? How did he redirect the course of literature? The organization of chapters according to the genres used by the author allows one to readily appreciate the textual, experimental, and structural parallels between many of his texts, and chapters habitually conclude with similar remarks: Even scholars well versed in the works of Boccaccio are sure to learn something of value from this accessible, yet scholarly and well-executed volume.
Studies on Alberti and Petrach. David Marsh, professor of Italian at Rutgers University, has collected in this book his essays on the Italian humanists Leon Battista Alberti and Francesco Petrarca, published over a span of roughly twenty years, the only exception being an article published in All the articles have been reproduced as they were when first published, and therefore their pages show the original numbers they had carried in the journals where they appeared.
Italian Bookshelf on Alberti. He also analyzes the evolution of the genre in the work of later humanists such as Bartolomeo Scala and Marsilio Ficino, where the simple apologue becomes embedded with philosophical and allegorical abstractions. The text continues with a thorough analysis of the short dialogue. The book ends with a section devoted to Poggio Bracciolini and Alberti: The three essays focus in particular upon the presence of works by the two authors in manuscript Vat.
Carroll, and Catherine A. The present collection emerges from a conference organized by the Department of Music at University College Cork a few years ago. One cannot emphasize enough that such occasions for cross-disciplinary dialogue, in person and in print, need to be cherished and cultivated as much as possible. Crucially, resisting the impulse to view such artifacts anachronistically is front and center in both Introduction and essays, models of nuanced layering and penetrating insights. The nine essays are divided in three parts: These three ask readers to expand more limited notions of audience to include a far ampler and more nuanced horizon.
We should pay heed to both terms in the subtitle of this collection: Playing, in the sense of engaging with others following rules and without fear of breaking them occasionally, is what these essays do, with great success. This collection demands attention not only of early modernists or of scholars interested in texts and sexuality, but of all humanists, as it points many fruitful ways forward in our scholarship. Italian Bookshelf Giuseppe Mazzotta. Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, The reasons for the extraordinary critical stimulus of Dante, Poet of the Desert: Reading Dante and Confine quasi orizzonte.
Consequently, the critical voice in Reading Dante carries with it the ring of immediacy and improvisation, as opposed to the voice of theoretical sophistication of Confine quasi orizzonte, whose more focused discussion of a much narrower choice of cantos is aimed at a more specialised audience. All of this does not mean that in Reading Dante the concomitant gain of personalized energy brings with it a concomitant loss of conceptual validity or sophistication. Nor does it mean that the scholarly style of Confine quasi orizzonte falls into the trap of academic abstraction.
At this juncture it would be best to describe the two books under review in some detail. However, the impulse to reach as large a readership as possible does not mean that in the process the Divine Comedy is popularized. Reading Dante then continues with an analysis of all of the individual cantos making up the Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso, in which Mazzotta keeps his constellation of themes in constant motion in an inspired and inspiring fashion.
Italian Bookshelf diverse themes that are treated is so complex that it is possible to list only a few of them in a brief review: Perhaps the best way to come to terms with the strategies deployed by Mazzotta in these readings is by drawing on a particularly illuminating online interview with Richard Marshall which appeared in in 3: Although Dante does not quote or explicitly refer to this definition of man as articulated by Aquinas, Mazzotta very convincingly argues that such a conception is key to our understanding of that crucial link between the finite and the infinite on which the entire poem is based.
Following the Preface, the chapters that make up the body of Confine quasi orizzonte treat in order: I have chosen to briefly refer to the first chapter on why Dante wrote the Divine Comedy and how it is read in America since the literary object of investigation with its incisive treatment of a series of interpretive approaches to Dante differs markedly from the remaining chapters of the study.
In this chapter Mazzotta launches a three-fronted polemic against the theoretical underpinnings of certain strains of thought which have dominated recent criticism of Dante: Rather than as a bearer of the last word on the Divine Comedy, Mazzotta has presented his vast erudition as an interlocutor engaged in a conversation with Dante, his readers, and himself that is destined to continue in time. Savoring Power, Consuming the Times: Notre Dame University Press, The Metaphors of Food in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature offers a unique and engaging look at how, through food, one can analyze the context, culture, and society in which it is consumed and represented in literature.
Italian Bookshelf and a literary work: For hermits and Rustico, scarce food was supposed to curtail human appetites and extinguish carnal desires. Among these facets, Pulci uses food to expose the philosophical, political, and social currents of his time; his literary meals reveal the torn texture of chivalric society; and he ultimately excoriates the traditional courtly system that is to him outdated. Time and again the author draws attention to confetti as emblematic of this hollowness.
The meal was used to influence the powerful, flaunt wealth, and intimidate enemies e. The author finds an exemplary literary parallel of this phenomenon in the initial banquet scene of the Innamorato. In it, Charlemagne, too, establishes a powerful connection between food and conflict by bringing together Christians and Saracens in the same dining scene.
Ariosto and his readers know, Palma notes, that conspicuous food consumption was considered a major example of Este magnificence. Instead of allowing such consumption to bring about positive effects on his characters, Ariosto opts to describe excessive good eating that renders Ruggiero effeminate and neglectful of his duties. The scene she selects to demonstrate this world morally turned upside down is one in which the protagonist decides to become a nun and live in a convent.
There she does not find lives spent in silent prayer, worldly pleasures renounced, and humble victuals. Instead, she discovers not only a total disregard of the essential vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience, but a preoccupation with alimentary, as well as sexual, excess. In each chapter this thesis is realized with ample and convincing literary and historical evidence. The evidence presented persuades the reader to look at food in history and literature not merely as nutritionally useful, but as powerful conveyors of meaning. Yet, the book also provides the reader with a fascinating and useful lens through which to revisit the works sampled, and other works of literature.
For these reasons, it is a successful contribution not only to scholarship in medieval and Renaissance studies, but to any field in which gastronomy matters. Italian Bookshelf Alessandro Piccolomini Actes du Colloque International Paris, septembre Alessandro Piccolomini, a scholar and courtier, was the son of the aristocratic Sienese and papal family; he was educated in Padua, and became a cardinal, then an archbishop.
The vast majority of his works, printed repeatedly in the sixteenth century, is not available in modern editions as a bibliography included in this volume indicates. Generally recognized for his erudition in an array of scholarly fields, Piccolomini demonstrates in these essays his commitment to a new pedagogy intended for an exclusive, but not scholarly public that included women who were literate in the vernacular. Driving this new phase of Humanism were the academies that embraced the vernacular, including those in which Piccolomini participated: Piccolomini, in conversation with scholars like Pietro Pomponazzi, Spero Speroni and Benedetto Varchi, reimagined the Italian language as a conceptual tool.
His commitment to clarity, precision and methodology synthesizes the essays in the volume. Written in French and Italian, all the essays are interesting and valuable. They are divided into sections: This essay is followed by discussions of the intellectual culture of the Infiammati in Padua: The next group of essays presents works of moral and political philosophy.
The next section presents essays on Piccolomini as playwright. Nerida Newbigen argues that Piccolomini was not merely the comic genius but the Intronato who instructed his colleagues on the theory of comedy. Italian Bookshelf in Horatium, where Piccolomini reveals a particular interest in questions of moral philosophy.
Piccolomini is rarely very original in his thought, and his progressive pedagogical agenda was conceived not to transform society, but to educate and elevate courtiers and elite women. Nevertheless, the case that he was a transformative figure in Italian and European culture is articulated throughout this volume. This book will be of great interest to scholars of sixteenth-century Italian literature and culture.
Dante poeta, profeta, pellegrino, autore. Strutturazione espressiva della Commedia e visione escatologica dantesca. Dante, come sappiamo, interviene diverse volte nella narrazione, interrompendola, per dare dei commenti, elucidare i sensi di alcuni eventi, ma anche per dare un insegnamento morale. Allo stesso tempo, grazie alla sua maestria, lo scriba cerca di riprodurre le emozioni che il personaggio aveva provato con un pathos tale che sembra stia veramente rivivendo quelle esperienze.
Nel secondo capitolo, Sternel verace autore, particolare attenzione viene accordata alla differenziazione tra autore e poeta. Dobbiamo ricordare che Dante non si proclama mai autore nella Commedia, ma soltanto poeta, scriba, maestro. Egli si considera poeta volgare e profeta, ma mai autore. Nei canti XIX e XX del Purgatorio ritorna la figura della lupa causa di vizi e dei mali, della brama di potere che colpiscono i discendenti di Ugo Capeto. La professoressa Riccobono si domanda se il pubblico degli appelli al lettore sia lo stesso di quello delle apostrofi.
Translated with an introduction and notes by Elio Brancaforte. Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies. II, Torino, Einaudi, , p. Speroni, Canace e Scritti in sua difesa a cura di C. Roaf, Bologna, Commissione per i Testi di Lingua, , p. Lo Speroni rispose alle critiche del Cinzio con due scritti: La polemica prende avvio dal non rispetto, secondo il Cinzio, da parte dello Speroni, del principio aristotelico della catarsi ovvero della immedesimazione dello spettatore con il personaggio e con la sua situazione di disagio, e quindi il fallimento dello scopo di dissuasione dello spettatore dal commettere gli stessi errori dei protagonisti del dramma.
Partenia, a Pastoral Play. The Toronto Series Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Italian Bookshelf University of Chicago Press, The Making of a New Genre Oxford: Born in Parma in to an aristocratic family, Barbara Torelli Benedetti enjoyed popularity as a writer during her lifetime, and was also well connected to literary elites in courts and academies. The relevance of her pastoral play Partenia lies in its being the earliest known nonreligious play authored by an Italian woman. Set in the Farnese estate near Parma, Partenia revolves around shepherd friends Tirsi and Leucippo and their impossible love for the nymph Partenia, an adept of Diana who is determined to preserve her virginity.
In despair for having either to disobey her father or to forsake her vow to the goddess, Partenia resolves to take her own life. Only at this point are Partenia and Tirsi revealed to be still alive, and the play concludes with their marriage. Despite being a largely successful play at the time, Partenia was never printed. This modern edition is based on the only two surviving manuscripts of Partenia: The book also includes two appendixes: The text of the play is preceded by a very informative and thorough introduction, which includes a detailed biography of Torelli Benedetti.
The volume editors analyze Partenia insightfully, referring to the context of contemporary works pertaining to the pastoral mode, and investigate as well the later fortune and influence of the play. A further point of interest in the critical analysis of Partenia is the exploration of the play within the contemporary panorama of secular drama with a moralizing tone. Princeton University Press, A Biography of Machiavelli. Italian Bookshelf after the reinstatement of the Medici family as its rulers, and a significant sampling of his literary corpus, including public and private writings.
The text is broken down into 23 concise chapters with an informative appendix and detailed notes. Little information is presented about Machiavelli before , since most of what posterity knows about him begins when he assumes the role of secretary of the Florentine chancery. Several parallels exist between his major and minor works and recur in his official and personal missives: During this time Machiavelli exchanged letters with his friend Francesco Vettori, which reflected on the lessons gained during his active political life, including the diplomacy of Florentine territory, diplomatic missions, and military reform.
Vivanti highlights several important concepts and stratagems within this work e. From around Machiavelli participated in gatherings of literary, philosophical, and political conversations in the Orti Oricellari, making lasting friendships with his younger interlocutors, who encouraged him to write. During the last years of his life, Machiavelli learned of catastrophic military defeats on the Italian peninsula, namely, the Battle of Pavia in and the Sack of Rome in These military operations would be the cause of persistent anxiety and reflection for the Florentine until his death.
His intelligence, ironic spirit, and literary genius are masterfully highlighted in this work. The Secret Language of the Self. Una rassegna che si apre con Goldoni e si chiude con Leopardi, passando per Bertola, Alfieri, Manzoni ed altri ancora. Nei successivi due capitoli Camerino indaga sul ruolo giocato dalla poetica di Bertola nel contesto del cosiddetto preromanticismo.
Quattro capitoli sono dedicati ad Alfieri, o per meglio dire al linguaggio alfieriano. Al linguaggio del Saul sono dedicati gli ultimi due contributi sul poeta astigiano: A Manzoni sono dedicati tre capitoli. La rassegna si conclude con due capitoli su Leopardi. Il primo indaga sul precoce interesse per Algarotti, che investe questioni linguistiche, ma soprattutto il concetto di noia.
Grace, Melancholy, and the Uncanny. This new attention acknowledges Leopardi as one of the most innovative authors not only of Italian nineteenth-century but of European modernity tout court, who was both very aware of the cultural tensions of his own time, but whose work also invites interpretation using the lenses of the most groundbreaking, current scholarship including, for example, Ecocriticism or New Materialism. Yet, even these minor issues do not diminish the innovative contribution this volume represents.
Questo rilievo dello studioso permette di seguire e identificare un percorso di evoluzione della dimensione religiosa del Leopardi. Damiani mostra sempre acutezza di analisi e fornisce copiose evidenze a supporto delle sue tesi. Castiglione di Sicilia CT: Accademia Internazionale Il Convivio, Ai due saggi sulla critica carducciana se ne aggiungono due sulla poesia. Italian Bookshelf difende il progresso sociale e il libero pensiero simbolizzati nella figura di Satana. Sulla ricezione critica e sul mito del Carducci commemorato dai posteri si concentrano rispettivamente Alessandro Merci ed Elena Rampazzo.
Mentre Merci offre una rassegna dettagliata di pareri critici contemporanei e riferimenti a Carducci nei versi di vari poeti successivi, Rampazzo esplora la mitografia di Carducci negli scritti commemorativi di Marinetti e Paolo Buzzi. Fabrizio Serra Editore, Lettere e scritti vari. Gennaro Barbarisi e Paolo Bartesaghi. Degno di nota il trittico per Silvia Curtoni Verza n. Non mancano lettere che contribuiscono alla ricostruzione della storia interna ed esterna dei testi pariniani, come la n.
Tutte le opere edite e inedite. Italian Bookshelf Livio Pestilli. This is the first monograph on a major Neapolitan painter of the late Baroque. Due to unkind critical fortunes, Paolo de Matteis has been eclipsed by Francesco Solimena and by his own teacher, Luca Giordano. Similarly, many revisionist articles are inaccessible to Anglophone readers.
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Even though most advanced industrialized countries are facing population aging, feminization of the labour market and other social transformations, public long-term care programs for the aged are remarkably diverse across them. This book maintains that political institutions have generated the cross-national variations of public elderly care policy. It argues that when electoral rules and party.
By contrast, when these political institutions foster patronage-based political competition, elderly care programs are less likely to thrive. This book offers a stylized theoretical model for the variation of social protection systems and proves its theoretical claim by combining sophisticated statistical analysis with in-depth historical case studies of Sweden, Japan and the U.
In the Doorway to Development: An enquiry into market oriented structural changes in Norway ca. It argues that Norway in the long 18th century benefitted from an exportled growth, which exploited its abundant natural resources. European Communications Law and Technological Convergence: Deregulation, re-regulation and regulatory convergence in television and telecommunications.
Alphen aan den Rijn, Kluwer Law International, , European Mongraphs, 78 This book presents a thorough critical examination of the European regulatory reaction to technological convergence, tracing the explicit and implicit mechanisms through which emerging concerns are incorporated into regulation and competition law, and then goes on to identify the patterns that underlie these responses so as to establish the extent to which the issues at stake, and the implications of intervention, are fully understood and considered by authorities.
Endorsing the adjustment of existing rules to meet pluralist objectives, the author outlines a single, coherent regulatory approach. He shows how a careful analysis of the implications of technological convergence helps to solve conflicts between regimes. These conclusions command the attention of policymakers, regulators, and lawyers active in the ongoing development of communications law. With a foreword by Joaquin Almunia.
This work was awarded the Jacques Lassier Prize. Political Parties and Democracy: The role of political parties in a democracy is often under scrutiny. Rhetoric crying for more effective or reflective or representative democracy often lacks data to back up its claims. This book provides readers with a wealth of empirical detail: It aims at providing skeptics and supporters of political parties alike with down-to-earth empirical realities.
It is a must-read for everyone interested in the future of political parties and democracy in a century of globalization. Florence, European University Institute, EUDO, [EUDO Citizenship Observatory] In this publication, academics, policy-makers, and representatives of civil society explore the history and nature of migrant political participation in Europe and consider policy options for remedying the democratic deficit in light of the political realities of modern Europe.
The contributors provide a comprehensive discussion of inclusive democracy in the European Union, considering principles of democracy, conceptions of national and EU citizenship, and the political and institutional practicalities of national and European policy change.
Contributors to the debate examine the contradictory nature of two of the fundamental rights of EU citizenship: Those who exercise their right to free movement sometimes forfeit their right to vote in national elections in their country of origin but are also disenfranchised in their country of residence. Frankfurt am Main, Peter Lang, , Eastern European culture, politics and societies, 1 The book offers an opportunity to look at the genesis of national identity as it was constructed in a specific stateless and multicultural context through cultural transfer and the impact of the contemporary media.
It explores Polish reactions to the Italian Risorgimento which at the time represented the quintessential struggle for national freedom and offered hope for other oppressed nationalities. The Polish intellectuals were inflamed by the Italian movement, mostly as supporters, but also as its fierce opponents. As the result of this dialogue, they placed Poland firmly within Western civilization, determined which factors legitimized their nation and defined its religious outlook.
It pays particular attention to how these countries have adapted their consumer law in accordance with the EU acquis in the hope that it has permitted the studied countries to assume a more activist role in protecting their consumers, especially following the civil war in this unfortunate region. Among other germane issues, the author discusses the following: The book is remarkable for its clear analysis of the policy lessons arising from the export of the idea of liberalized energy markets, and will be welcomed by practitioners, officials, academics and others in energy law and policy for its informative and forward-looking overview of the national and cross-border reforms in the Energy Community framework.
Vielmehr wird der Versuch unternommen, die Geschichte der Nationsforschung nach als eine vergleichende und transnationale Wissenschaftsgeschichte des geteilten Europa zu betrachten. This book brings together insights from the worlds of party politics and public administration in order to analyze the role of political parties in public appointments across contemporary Europe.
Based on an extensive new data gathered through expert interviews in fifteen European countries, this book offers the first systematic comparative assessment of the scale of party patronage and its role in sustaining modern party governments. Among the key findings are: First, patronage appointments tend to be increasingly dominated by the party in public office rather than being used or controlled by the party organization outside parliament. Second, rather than using appointments as rewards, as used to be the case in more clientelistic systems in the past, parties are now more likely to emphasize appointments that can help them to manage the infrastructure of government and the state.
In this way patronage becomes an organizational rather than. Third, patronage appointments are increasingly sourced from channels outside of the party, thus helping to make parties look increasingly like network organizations, primarily constituted by their leaders and their personal and political hinterlands. The book is dedicated to the memory of Peter Mair. International Protection of Human Rights: A textbook 2nd, rev. The book adopts an integrated approach to the study of political communication that combines a demand side with a supply side vision of democracy.
The voters learn considerably in the course of the campaigns and based on their enhanced knowledge the overwhelming majority make choices consistent with their preferences. How are political conflicts organized and articulated in the twenty-first century? And how does the transformation of territorial boundaries affect the scope and content of political conflicts?
This book sets out to answer these questions by analyzing the results of a study of national and European electoral campaigns, protest events and public debates in six West European countries. While the mobilization of the losers in the processes of globalization by new right populist parties is seen to be the driving force of the restructuring of West.
European politics, the book goes beyond party politics. It attempts to show how the cleavage coalitions that are shaping up under the impact of globalization extend to state actors, interest groups and social movement organizations, and how the new conflicts are framed by the various actors involved. An answer to this pressing question begins here.
Taking the Netherlands and Germany as case studies, the book identifies two forms of social capital that may work to increase employment, income and occupational status and, conversely, decrease unemployment. New insights into the concepts of bonding and bridging arise through quantitative research methods, using longitudinal and cross-sectional data. Immigrant Performance in the Labour Market reveals that although bonding allows immigrants to get by, bridging enables them to get ahead. The Grace of Misery: The book confronts the life and intellectual heritage of the Galician-Jewish exiled journalist and writer Joseph Roth — Despite these tragedies, which forced him into homelessness, Roth confronted his predicament with an ever-growing political intensity.
The Grace of Misery is an intellectual portrait of a profoundly modern writer whose works have gained a renewed readership in the last decade. Using consumer credit regulation as a case study, this book investigates how the specific legislation in this field can be explained by the major streams of economic philosophy. The author discusses how the role of contemporary consumers is conceptualized by European legislators.
It can be shown that EU consumer credit regulations are a perfect example for illustrating the wider changes in EU consumer legislation. The core argument of this book is that for all consumer credit aspects there is a common focal point in that there is tension between two fundamental goals of the European Community, namely economic efficiency understood as a competitive market society and consumer protection understood as a social justice society with its distributive role.
A recent strand of research in genocide studies emphasizes the intimate connections and the porous boundary between imperial and colonial violence and genocidal practices. So far, the British and German settler colonies have been the subject of such attention, but more imperial contexts need to be studied to allow for a nuanced and truly global analysis of these connections.
One such context that has received too little attention in the English language scholarship is that of the Dutch imperial presence in the Indonesian archipelago. The Journal of Genocide Research accordingly publishes these original contributions on this topic from a variety of perspectives: The book also explores for the first time the complex interplay and mutual influences between EU environmental integration initiatives and environmental multilateralism.
On the one hand it identifies the legal and other instruments used by the EU to support the implementation of multilateral environmental agreements in third countries particularly developing ones. On the other hand, it singles out the legal and other tools employed by the EU as a means to build partnerships with third countries in order to influence ongoing multilateral negotiations concerning the environment and sustainable development, or to contribute to the development of new international environmental norms in the absence of such multilateral negotiations.
Ultimately, the book traces the significant evolution of the various tools deployed by the EU to integrate environmental concerns in its external relations, with a view to identifying emerging challenges and future directions. This book is the product of a long journey of reflection, which the authors planned as doctoral students at the European University Institute EUI in Florence in and finally completed at the Edinburgh University School of Law in June Media Practices and Protest Politics: How do precarious workers employed in call-centres, universities, the fashion industry and many other labour markets organise, struggle and communicate to become recognised, influential political subjects?
In this important and thought provoking work, Alice Mattoni suggests an all-encompassing approach to understanding grassroots political communication in contemporary societies. Using original examples from precarious workers mobilizations in Italy, she explores a range of activist media practices and compares different categories of media technologies, organizations and outlets from the printed press to web application and from mainstream to alternative media.
Explaining how activists perceive and understand the media environment in which they are embedded, the book discusses how they must interact with a diverse range of media professionals and technologies and considers how mainstream, radical left-wing and alternative media represent protests. This new edition of Trade in Goods is an authoritative work on international trade by one of the most influential scholars in the field.
It provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of every WTO agreement dealing with trade in goods. The focus of the book is on the reasoning behind the various WTO agreements and their provisions, and the manner in which they have been understood in practice. It introduces both the historic as well as the economic rationale for the emergence of the multilateral trading system, before dealing with WTO practice in all areas involving trade in goods.
This second edition readdresses and moves beyond the discussion of the. GATT presented in the first edition to assess in significant detail every trade in goods agreement at the WTO, both multilateral as well as plurilateral. The book is written to be accessible to those new to the field, with an authoritiative level of detail and analysis that makes it essential reading for lawyers and economists alike. Arab Society in Revolt: The Arab Spring will be remembered as a period of great change for the Arab states of North Africa and the eastern Mediterranean.
The significant transitions in governance are the result of the profound social, cultural, and religious changes these countries have been undergoing for a long time. The European Union and the United States, caught unprepared by the uprisings, now must address the inescapable challenges of those changes. The book explains and interprets the societal transformations occurring in the Arab Muslim world, their ramifications for the West, and possible policy options for dealing with this new world.
The volume examines areas of change particularly relevant in the southern Mediterranean: The book then looks at those cultural and religious as well as political and economic factors that have influenced the Western response, or lack of it, to the Arab Spring as well as the policy options that remain open. Brauchen Konsumenten und Unternehmen eine neue Architektur des Verbraucherrechts? Gutachten A zum Beck, , Verhandlungen des Deutschen Juristentages, Band 1 [no abstract available. Recently however, the ECJ has come under heavy attack from various sides especially, but not only, in Germany, Austria, Denmark and Sweden.
It has been criticized by leading politicians, national judges and legal academics for unduly extending the scope of EU law and overstepping its own jurisdiction, to the detriment of the reserved competences or more broadly the political autonomy of the member states. Citizenship and migration; 3. Fundamental rights and anti-discrimination; 4. Institutional autonomy rights, remedies, procedures and sanctions. This volume is an elaboration of the results of a conference on the same theme organised at the European University Institute in Florence in Fighting Discrimination in Europe.
The case for a race-conscious approach London, Routledge, The member states of the EU have only very recently begun to consider race and racism in the framework of equality legislation and policies. As opposed to an established Anglo-Saxon tradition of naming races and using racial categorisation to fight racism, most continental European countries resist this approach. This book investigates the problematic reception and elaboration of race as a socio-legal category in Europe. Fighting Discrimination in Europe takes a fresh and interdisciplinary look at the normative, theoretical and concrete problems raised by the challenge of devising and enforcing policies to combat race discrimination in Europe.
It engages with the juridical and political spheres, from the international level down to concrete cases of state and city policies. As the multifaceted relationship between race, discrimination and immigration is explored, new normative positions and practical approaches are developed, and new questions raised. This collection presents important new research for academics, researchers, and advanced students of Ethnic Studies, Migration Studies, Legal Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, and Policy Studies. This book was originally published as a special issue of Ethnic and Racial Studies.
A Europe Made of Money: Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol highlights two long-term processes in the monetary and economic negotiations in the decade leading up to the founding of the EMS in The first is a transnational learning process involving a powerful, networked European monetary elite that shaped a habit of cooperation among technocrats.
The second stresses the importance of the European Council, which held regular meetings between heads of government beginning in , giving EEC legitimacy to monetary initiatives that had previously involved semisecret and bilateral negotiations. The interaction of these two features changed the EMS from a fairly trivial piece of administrative business to a tremendously important political agreement. The inception of the EMS was greeted as one of the landmark achievements of regional cooperation, a major leap forward in the creation of a unified Europe.
The technical suggestions made by its architects reveal how state elites conceptualized the larger project of integration. And their monetary policy became a marker for the conception of European identity.
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The unveiling of the EMS, Mourlon-Druol concludes, represented the convergence of material interests and symbolic, identity-based concerns. Transnational Citizenship in the European Union: Past, present, and future London, Continuum, This book argues that European citizenship is transnational, a status that has emerged incrementally during the European integration process. Transnational Citizenship in the European Union follows an institutionalist approach and traces the development of citizenship discourse from the founding treaties of the EU to the most recent effort of constitution-making and the Lisbon Treaty.
This helps demonstrate that such discourse has followed a path based on the foundational principles of free movement and non-discrimination rather than revolutionary ideas of a postnational citizenship beyond the nation-state. This in-depth analysis of citizenship in the EU takes into account the institutional configuration of membership, rights, identity, and participation. It also brings in the domestic level of the debate through the examination of national positions on reform proposals and the interplay between EU and member states conceptions of citizenship.
Lastly, by investigating citizenship practices, the book helps foster understanding of how the EU works as a political system, and the relationship between European institutions and the recipients of their integrative politics, i. Building on an in-depth analysis of Germany, a market economy known to often provide economic benefits to firms, this book explores one of the most contested issues in the comparative and historical literature on the welfare state. In a departure from existing employer-centered explanations, the author applies new empirical data to contend that the variation in acceptance of social reform depends more on changes in the types of political challenges faced by employers, than on changes in the type of institutions considered economically beneficial.
Covering major reforms spanning more than a century of institutional development in unemployment insurance, accident insurance, pensions, collective bargaining, and codetermination, this book argues that employers support social policy as a means to contain political outcomes that would have been worse, including labour unrest and more radical reform plans.
Using new and controversial findings on the role of employers in welfare state development, this book considers the conditions for a peaceful coexistence of a generous welfare state and the business world. Percorsi di vita, fortune imprenditoriali, ristrutturazioni urbanistiche, aggregazioni associative, conflitti politici e sociali, compongono la storia del nuovo artigianato urbano fiorentino: International Responsibility and Grave Humanitarian Crises: Collective provision for human security.
The idea of collective responsibility highlights how we would like to see the global level primarily as something more akin to a community of peoples, rather than as a society of states in which other international and transnational actors operate. Since the acceptance of human rights, and in view of the atrocities of the Holocaust and other genocides, we have realized that some things concern us all: This book focuses on understanding the international community and its collective responsibility. Unlike the research frameworks put forward in other publications on this topic, the research model developed here does not distribute the collective responsibility to particular actors; instead, it sets out how the burden should be divided among those actors responsible in order to protect human security on a global scale.
This book will be of interest to students of humanitarian intervention, the responsibility to protect, international law, peace and conflict studies, and international relations in general. It clarifies some of the issues those debates left largely untouched. International Economic Law in the 21st Century: Constitutional pluralism and multilevel governance of interdependent public goods Oxford, Hart Publishing, Most international trade, financial and environmental agreements do not even refer to human rights, consumer welfare, democratic citizen participation and transnational rule of law for the benefit of citizens.
The obvious failures in the governance of interrelated trading, financial and environmental systems must be restrained by cosmopolitan, constitutional conceptions of international law protecting the transnational rule of law and participatory democracy for the benefit of citizens. This book examines how party competition and party systems affect reforms of social protection.
Featuring a historical comparison of Italy and Germany post, the book shows how a high number of parties and ideological polarisation lead to fragmented and unequal social benefits. Utilising a comparative approach, the author brings together two important issues in welfare state research that have been insufficiently investigated.
Firstly, the complex influence of party competition on social policy-making, and second, how some social groups enjoy better social protection than others. Moving beyond the two countries of the case study, the book proposes an innovative framework for studying segmentation of social protection and applies this framework to a wider set of 15 advanced welfare states. Overall, this book draws together different strands of research on political parties and on welfare states, and introduces a new argument on how party politics shapes social policy.
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The collapse of the Napoleonic order in symbolised a victory over revolutionary principles, yet it was impossible to turn the clock back and negate the legacy of the Revolution and the Napoleonic age. Could monarchical claims for personal government be realistically reconciled with the legacy of the Revolution? With historical, legal and politico-theoretical aspects equally examined, this work contributes towards a clearer understanding both of the 19th century and European constitutionalism.
In mezzo al fumo degli incendi, i proprietari terrieri e i loro funzionari trascinati fuori dalle loro case, torturati, uccisi, gettati nel fuoco. Alla rivolta feroce si risponde con una repressione brutale. Ma Garibaldi non era un liberatore? Eppure ancora non la si conosce veramente. Traduzione di David Scaffei http: Examples show that it is not only a question. Hence, there are reasons for doubting whether international agreements designed to guarantee linguistic autonomy can solve these conflicts.
The protection of indigenous languages is justified largely by the principle of diversity and is derived from ecological principles. However, only people who wish to take advantage of their rights will succeed in safeguarding these rights. A language that nobody speaks or wants to speak will die. Biologists have convinced us that biodiversity preserves the balance of life on earth, cultural theoreticians however have yet to deliver evidence to this effect. Global migration has now created further problems for language regimes in many different countries. These global migration processes are creating linguistically heterogeneous populations in many countries for which the law has not created appropriate language regimes.
Global communication obeys rules that differ greatly from the methods used in teaching foreign languages at school. This development allows people to create languages flexibly and inventively. It cannot, however, be grasped with the existing conception of language rights.
Language rights have appeared so far in two different forms, namely: Considering the challenges by global migration and communication, far too much is expected of the first of the two aspects and that it is, therefore, unsuitable for solving the problems. Universally valid individual human rights definitely contain the potential for supporting what is an essential revision of language rights. This book uncovers the dynamics that were at play in the recognition of male and female suffrage rights and in the definition of male and female citizenship in modern Europe.
The book uncovers the dynamics that were at play in the recognition of male and female suffrage rights and in the definition of male and female citizenship in modern Europe. It provides the background against which a new European paradigm of parity democracy is gradually asserting itself. A survey of international politics and visions of the international system from the late 19th century to the present. Interweaving international, transnational and economic history, it recounts the mains trend and events that transformed the global system with a focus on ideas, cultural assumptions and consequent strategies of the main protagonists.
Il libro ricostruisce i passaggi fondamentali della politica internazionale del Novecento illustrando gli orizzonti mentali, le idee guida e le conseguenti strategie dei suoi protagonisti. Drawing upon case study material from Africa, The Middle East, Russia and South America, it examines the question of whether modernity, democracy and secularism are universalistic concepts or are, on the contrary, unique to Western civilization, whilst considering the relationship of postsecularism to the varied paths of modern development.
In this book leading North American and European scholars engage critically with this fundamental concept of political modernity and present a new way of thinking about early modern politics. This collection of studies analyses the various ways and means that the financial system of the European Union has at its disposal for handling the inevitable uncertainties of the future and traces their evolution. External Flexibility differs from Internal Flexibility in that, in the case of the former, more resources or fewer, in the case of budget cuts can be allocated in the course of the budgetary year.
In the case of the latter, budget limits frames are maintained, i. At the same time, Multiannual Flexibility differs from Annual Flexibility in that the former can be considered as an exception to the principle of budgetary annuality as set out by the EC and EU Treaties. The studies also develop further the theory, devised originally in the s to analyse the budgetary systems of the Member States.
The studies focus on three recent major negotiations which led to the Financial Regulation of 25 June , to its first modification, adopted on 13 December , and to the Interinstitutional Agreement IIA of 17 May between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline and sound financial management and to the Multiannual Financial Framework MFF for The main forms of flexibility identified in the studies are: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, , Strategies for social inquiry Qualitative Comparative Analysis QCA and other set-theoretic methods distinguish themselves from other approaches to the study of social phenomena by using sets and the search for set relations.
In virtually all social science fields, statements about social phenomena can be framed in terms of set relations, and using set-theoretic methods to investigate these statements is therefore highly valuable. This book guides readers through the basic principles of set theory and then on to the applied practices of QCA. It provides a thorough understanding of basic and advanced issues in set-theoretic methods together with tricks of the trade, software handling and exercises.
Most arguments are introduced using examples from existing research. The use of QCA is increasing rapidly and the application of set-theory is both fruitful and still widely misunderstood in current empirical comparative social research. This book provides an invaluable guide to these methods for researchers across the social sciences. Ciemna strona panstw narodowych: Pokazuje Polske jako wazny fragment europejskiej panoramy.
This book explores one important aspect of international irregular migration, notably the smuggling of migrants from Asia and Africa into southern European countries. During the last two decades, international migration has intensified both across the East to West and South to North axis, with Europe receiving increasing numbers of migrants from developing countries in Africa and Asia and also Latin America , and this work examinesthis international movement of people that oftentakes place illegally and involves.
Chapter 1, and a few page highlights from chapters 4 and 5. It is reproduced with permission of Palgrave Macmillan. The definitive version of this piece may be found in Migrant Smuggling by Anna Triandafyllidou and Thanos Maroukis which can be accessed from www. Positioning the ENP in the legal-historical context of political union, this book explains why coherence has become a substantive issue in EU external relations, and why law is integral to attaining the ever-enigmatic single voice of the European Union.
The text examines the role of EU external relations law in attaining a coherent neighbourhood policy and goes on to undertake an in depth analysis of the ENP, arguing that the innovative nature of the ENP in regard to coherence lies beyond the narrowly defined legal sphere, and stems primarily from its hybrid composition of hard legal, soft legal and non-legal policy instruments. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach by integrating elements of law, history and political science, EU External Relations Law and the European Neighbourhood Policy is unique in its approach to the subject.
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This book will be of particular interest to academics and students of EU Law, Political Science, History and International Relations as well as to practitioners engaged in the process of drafting coherent external policy. Dual Nationality in the European Union: A study on changing norms in public and private international law and in the municipal laws of four EU member states. While the first part sets out the approach towards dual nationality in Public and Private International Law as well as in EU Law, the second part consists of an overview of the dual nationality regimes in France, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain.
The book shows that the autonomy of Member States in the field of nationality law is becoming increasingly problematic for the EU, and the author takes the position that there is arguably a need for the minimum harmonization of European nationality laws. Irish nationalism and political violence in the wider world, — Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, In the s a New York-based faction of militant Irish nationalists conducted the first urban bombing campaign in history, targeting symbolic public buildings in Britain with homemade bombs.
This book investigates the people and ideas behind this spectacular new departure in revolutionary violence. Reconstructing the life stories of individual dynamiters and their conceptual and ethical views on violence, it offers an innovative picture of the dynamics of revolutionary organizations as well as the political, social and cultural factors which move people to support or condemn acts of political violence. Erwachsen werden in der Einwanderungsgesellschaft. In this volume the results of a comparative analysis are presented that deal with processes of leaving the parental home among young adults who grew up in Germany.
Using the first wave data of the German Generations and Gender Survey the move-outs of autochthonous Germans and Turkish immigrants are compared to each other. The study is guided by theoretical considerations from migration research, family sociology of as well as the research on intergenerational relations. The results of the analyses indicate that value orientations indeed have a significant impact on the moving-out behaviour of individuals - be they Turkish immigrants or autochthonous Germans.
Particularly pronounced are differences with respect to gender between both groups. A core finding of the study is that leaving the parental home among the Turkish immigrants is much more connected to marriage and family formation than it is the case for autochthonous Germans. For the latter group, however, over the birth cohorts a decoupling between the events of leaving the parental home and marriage is observable, whereas such a trend is not detectable for immigrants of Turkish origin. Interviewing is among the most commonly used methods in qualitative research.
It is a pragmatic and reliable tool for collecting information and can be adapted to diverse situations and purposes. Witzel and Reiter present the first English book about this popular and widely recognised method and introduce it to the international research community. The comprehensive and hands-on introduction to methodology, principles and practice of this particular technique is organised along the logical steps of preparing, doing and processing PCIs.
The authors use many practical examples from their own problem-centred research to illustrate each stage as well as common interviewing pitfalls and errors. The book also demonstrates how to work with sensitizing prior knowledge in the context of interview research. Novice and experienced interview researchers across the social, educational and health sciences will find this an invaluable guide. WTO and the Greater China: It examines the economic integration and the dispute settlement systems within Greater China.
It explores their interactions within the multilateral WTO framework, their practices under the new genre of FTA, and their policies in adopting trade defence measures against each other. This book offers a good case study on the impact of WTO membership upon domestic reform and how it contributes to regional integration. It also provides a comprehensive analysis on the existing provisions in the WTO agreements pertaining to judicial review.
Why should states matter and how do relations between fellow-citizens affect what is owed to distant strangers? How, if at all, can demanding egalitarian principles inform political action in the real world? This book proposes a novel solution through the concept of avant-garde political agency. Lea Ypi grounds egalitarian principles on claims arising from conflicts over the distribution of global positional goods, and illustrates the role of avant-garde agents in shaping these conflicts and promoting democratic political transformations in response to them.
Against statists, she defends the global scope of equality, and derives remedial cosmopolitan principles from global responsibilities to relieve absolute deprivation. Against cosmopolitans, she shows that associative political relations play an essential role and that blanket condemnation of the state is unnecessary and ill-directed. Advocating an approach to global justice whereby domestic avant-garde agents intervene politically so as to constrain and motivate fellow-citizens to support cosmopolitan transformations, Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency offers a fresh and nuanced example of political theory in an activist mode.
The Rise of Fiscal States: From the Netherlands to the Ottoman Empire, to Japan and India, this groundbreaking volume confronts the complex and diverse problem of the formation of fiscal states in Eurasia between and This series of country case studies from leading economic historians reveals that distinctive features of the fiscal state appeared across the region at different moments in time as a result of multiple independent but often interacting stimuli such as internal competition over resources, European expansion, international trade, globalisation and war.
The essays offer a comparative framework for re-examining the causes of economic development across this period and show, for instance, the central role that the more effective fiscal systems of Europe during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries played in the divergence of east and west as well as the very different paths to modernisation taken across the world.
Chancen und Grenzen wirtschaftlicher Entwicklung im Prozess der Globalisierung: Drei Transformationsprozesse bestimmten die Entwicklung des modernen Kapitalismus im Diese komparative Untersuchung der Geschichte der chilenischen Kupfermontanregion Coquimbo und Mansfelds geht folgenden Fragen nach: Warum konnte eine Region in einem Fall zu einer allgemeinen Industrialisierung beitragen?
Am Beispiel des indigenen Journalismus in Algerien zeigt Philipp Zessin, dass das verordnete Schweigen nicht immer akzeptiert wurde. Analysing three regulatory mechanisms - mutual recognition, scientific risk regulation and standardisation - in the evolution of food legislation in the EU, the book shows the inadequacy of the current framework in facing the challenges of enlargement.
Using the particular experience of a new member state, Poland, the book argues that enlarged Europe must not disregard diverse socio-economic implications of market regulation. Due to historical legacies and a bias in favour of homogeneity, EU food regulatory regime has generated a one-dimensional crisis-oriented approach. As a result, it tends to overlook other legitimate concerns such as quality, diversity and local traditions.
This book argues that this need not be so. Culture and Identity in the Luso Asian World. The future of international law, Oxford, Oxford University Press, , http: Preferences, strategies, and effects, Oxford, Oxford University Press, , http: Searching for common ground? Global power through quantification and rankings, Oxford, Oxford University Press, , Law and global governance series, http: Analytical and political challenges in building governance mechanisms, Oxford, Oxford University Press, , The long-run view, Basingstoke, PalgraveMacmillan,.
The transformation of transnational private regulation: Ensuring compliance in a global world, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, , Private Regulation, http: E-Politics and Organizational Implications of the Internet: From Crisis to a New Order? Universitaires du Septentrion, , Histoire et civilisations, http: Trust, ethics and governance, London, Routledge, , http: How can the European Court of Justice be responsive to the citizens?
Pedone, , http: Risultati e nuove sfide del sistema multilaterale, Torino, G. Giappichelli Editore, , http: Democracy, diversity and human nature, Newcastle. Kopftuchdebatten und —politiken in Europa: Kann die Migrantin sprechen? Welche Antwort findet Europa? Toward the Elaboration of a General Theory of Parties. Aspects de la politique informelle, Rennes, Presses universitaires de Rennes, http: Rethinking values and notions of children, childhood and consumption, Lund, Nordic Academic Press, , http: Religion, Secular Beliefs and Human Rights, 11, http: An introduction to the work of Alan S.
Intellectuals and the European Idea,. Entstehung an der Peripherie, Gottingen, Wallstein verlag, , Geschichte der Gegenwart, 5, http: Sisyphean task or Herculean challenge? Una riflessione storica, Roma, Viella, , La Storia. Is the EU data protection legal framework up to the task? From the breakthrough of human rights to international dialogue, Helsinki, Suomalainen lakimiesyhdistys, , http: This thesis studies the causes and consequences of sovereign defaults focusing on non traditional links between sovereign default and the domestic economy: In the first chapter of my thesis I analyze the worsening of the external financial conditions for the private sector that follows sovereign defaults.
To explore the issue I develop a signaling model in which sovereign defaults reveal negative information to foreign lenders regarding the institutional quality in the country. Foreign lenders care about institutional quality because it affects the expected repayment of loans. Therefore, if foreign lenders receive negative information on the institutional quality from the sovereign default they worsen the financial conditions they offer to local firms triggering a sharp reduction in credit and investment updating effect. The model can rationalize the worsened financial conditions in international capital markets for the private sector observed after default episodes.
In the second chapter, a joint work with Guido Sandleris and Alejandro Van der Ghote, we analyze how the presence of political constraints affects sovereign governmentsborrowing and default decisions. We do so in a standard DSGE model with endogenous default risk where we introduce two novel features: In this framework, we demonstrate that sovereign default can also arise due to insufficient political support and we explore the implications of different income distribution, political systems and tax systems over the repayment decision.
The territorial politics of migration in Scotland and Catalonia. EUI PhD theses, Department of Political and Social Sciences Whilst minority nationalism and migration have been intensely studied in relative isolation from one another, research examining their mutual relationship is still scarce. This dissertation aims to fill this gap in the literature by exploring how migration politics are being fought over not only across society but also across territory in two well-researched cases of protracted nationalist mobilisation, Catalonia and Scotland.
It meets three objectives: Second, it systematically compares the evolution of boundary-making strategies in Catalonia and Scotland, prior to and after the establishment of self-governing institutions. Third, it identifies the circumstances under which nationalists came to adopt a predominantly territorial conception of national membership, privileging the inclusion of immigrants over that of emigrant populations.
In addition, the location of the membership boundary depends upon the relative openness of the Territorial Opportunity Structure, which comprises three dimensions: The empirical analysis shows that the attitudes of political elites in Scotland and Catalonia towards immigrants and emigrants have been shifting through time. This illustrates how nations are constantly constructed and reconstructed through processes of boundary-building, in a context also shaped by statewide nationalism. The findings corroborate to a considerable extent the main hypothesis and show that dynamics of party competition have played a greater role in affecting boundary-making strategies in relation to immigrants and emigrants than historical path dependencies or the formal distribution of competencies.
Joint Ventures at the Intersection of Collaboration and Consolidation: This dissertation compares the approaches adopted in the EU competition law and the U. The question is two-fold, including i the study of the specific problems raised by the. This study demonstrates that the categorical approach in the EU has involved, over time, a number of specific issues that have been avoided in the U.
These relate, in particular, to the concepts employed to make the jurisdictional distinction between the mutually exclusive rules for mergers and horizontal agreements, which have caused a number of complications and led to unnecessary forum shopping. These differences are explained and their implications analysed in an attempt to help understand the approaches chosen and to explore how the EU policy could be further developed. It emerges from this comparison that some of the highly technical issues concerning the legal characterization of joint ventures have, over time, reflected more fundamental differences in the enforcement attitude towards industrial cooperation between competitors as compared to mergers, including a different understanding of their effects on competition.
This concerns, in particular, the controversial European concentration privilege favoring mergers and concentrative joint ventures over more limited cooperative alliances, whereas the U. Inspiring from the insights learned by studying the US approach, this dissertation concludes with a recommendation to revisit and clarify the EU approach to joint ventures in two specific areas.
First, it calls for an explanation on how the substantive analysis of joint ventures under Article TFEU compares with that of mergers, particularly in relation to the assessment of market power. Second, it suggests that the fate of Article 2 4 EUMR concerning the treatment of spill-over collusion be reconsidered in the current framework, including a clarification of its current function and purpose, if any.
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