Sardinia on Screen

The Construction of the Sardinian Character in Italian Cinema

Maria Bonaria Urban

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€159,00
$196.00
ISBN13: 
9789042037502
Publication Date: 
January 2013
Format: 
Hardback
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579 pp.
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ISSN: 
0927-4065
Volume: 
21

Peter Fjågesund

“Fjågesund has created a reference book which has earned a place as a standard work for the cultural and social sciences with a northern focus. It is highly recommended especially for Scandinavian Studies institutions.” – Nikolas Sellheim (University of Lapland)
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Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042038370
Publication date: 
January 2014
€138,00
$170.00

Edited by Vladimir Biti

Has thinking, working and teaching in terms of national literatures become obsolete in today’s globalized world of hyphenated languages, literatures and cultures? Or must we consider the fact that today’s Europe is not only postnational but, post-multinational as well?
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Volume: 
22
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037830
Publication date: 
January 2014
€71,00
$88.00

Pádraic Frehan

The book examines one aspect of the national self-image of Ireland as it was trans-generationally transmitted in the Irish National School environment through the medium of the Celtic mythology tales. Celtic mythology embodied a unique Irishness without being contentious in the wider social and...
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Volume: 
20
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042035904
Publication date: 
January 2012
€99,00
$122.00

Jana Pohl

How is the life-altering event of migration narrated for children, especially if it was caused by Anti-Semitism and poverty? What of the country of origin is remembered and what is forgotten, and what of the target country when the migration is imagined there a century later? Looking Forward,...
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042033726
Publication date: 
January 2011
€79,00
$98.00

Zoran Milutinović

The book examines the discursive construction of the representation of “Europe” in the selected writings of leading Serbian writers and intellectuals in the first half of the twentieth century. In addition to being of particular significance in the process of the genesis of our understanding of...
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042032712
Publication date: 
January 2011
€77,00
$96.00

Waldemar Zacharasiewicz

Imagology Revisited brings together in one volume essays written over a forty-year period on the perception and representation of foreign countries and peoples, the “other”....
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042031999
Publication date: 
January 2010
€146,00
$180.00

Andrew Hammond

The manner in which south-east Europe is viewed by western cultures has been an increasingly important area of study over the last twenty years. During the 1990s, the wars in the former Yugoslavia reactivated denigratory images of the region that many commentators perceived as a new, virulent...
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Volume: 
16
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042029873
Publication date: 
January 2010
€86,00
$106.00

Edited by Laura Rorato and Anna Saunders

With the expansion of the EU and calls for a European constitution, the question of a common European identity has become increasingly pressing in recent times. However, in the face of diverse national and regional traditions – and the absence of an obvious European cultural imaginary – the...
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Volume: 
15
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042025714
Publication date: 
January 2009
€61,00
$77.00

Edited by Sverrir Jakobsson

This interdisciplinary volume seeks to examine and explore the various issues surrounding image construction, identity making and representations of the North, as well as the interconnectedness between those issues. The aim is to elucidate the multiple aspects of the idea of the North, both as a...
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Volume: 
14
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042025288
Publication date: 
January 2009
€77,00
$96.00

Edited by Manfred Beller and Joep Leerssen

How do national stereotypes emerge? To which extent are they determined by historical or ideological circumstances, or else by cultural, literary or discursive conventions? This first inclusive critical compendium on national characterizations and national (cultural or ethnic) stereotypes...
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Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042023178
Publication date: 
January 2007
€79,20
$97.80
€132,00
$163.00

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