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D’Amelio, Maria Elena

Italian Motherhood on Screen

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Italian Motherhood on Screen
Maria Elena D’Amelio, Giovanna Faleschini Lerner

Part I. Maternal Ambivalence

2. In the Name of the Mother: From Fascist Melodrama to the Maternal Horrific in the Films of Dario Argento
Marcia Landy

3. Maternal Ambivalence in Contemporary Italian Cinema
Bernadette Luciano, Susanna Scarparo

4. ‘A Bad Mother and a Small Heap of Bones:’ Maternal Indifference in Alessandro Capone’s L’Amore Nascosto

Claudia Karagoz

Part II. Lost Mothers

5. Rich Wives, Poor Mothers: Can a Matriarch Be a Mother?
Giorgio Galbussera

6. Mothers at a Loss: Identity and Mourning in La Sconosciuta and Milyang

Francesco Pascuzzi

7. ‘Acquaintance with Grief’: Filmmaking as Mourning and Recognition in Nanni Moretti’s Mia Madre

Stefania Benini

Part III. Motherhood and the Body Politics

8. Francesca Comencini’s Single Moms and Italian Family Law
Maria Letizia Bellocchio

9. Gy-neology and Genealogy of a Female Filmmaker: The Case of Susanna Nicchiarelli’s Films
Silvia Carlorosi

10. Unnatural Child Birth: Naples, the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit, and the Blank Space of Possibility in Francesca Comencini’s Lo Spazio Bianco

Millicent Marcus

11. Liquid Maternity in Italian Migration Cinema
Giovanna Faleschini Lerner

Part IV. Transmedia Motherhood

12. Voicing Italian Childfree Women on New Media: The Lunàdigas Project
Giusy Filippo

13. Motherhood 2.0: Una Mamma Imperfetta and the Representation of ‘Imperfect Motherhood’ in New Media
Maria Elena D’Amelio

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, European Cinema, European Culture, Film History, Gender Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Italian and Italian American Studies
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319566757
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-56674-0

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