Utopia and Dystopia in Postwar Italian Literature: Pasolini, Calvino, Sanguineti, Volponi

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This book is about the presence of utopian and dystopian elements in the Italian literary landscape. It focuses on four authors that are representatives of the various positions in the Italian cultural debate: Pasolini, Calvino, Sanguineti, and Volponi. What did concepts like utopia and dystopia mean for these authors? Is it possible to separate utopia from dystopia? What is the role of science fiction in this debate? This book answers these questions, proposing an original interpretation of utopia and of the social role of ...

Utopia and Dystopia in Postwar Italian Literature: Pasolini, Calvino, Sanguineti, Volponi 2017, Palgrave MacMillan, Cham

ISBN-13: 9783319465524

2017 edition

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