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Un “plan Marshall juif”

Scott-Weaver on Hobson Faure, ‘Un “plan Marshall juif”: La présence juive américaine en France après la Shoah, 1944-1954’  American Jewish Philanthropy and Jewish Reconstruction in Postwar France Laura Hobson Faure’s…

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The Valmadonna Library

The Writing on the Wall. A Catalogue of Judaica Broadsides from the Valmadonna Trust Library PREFACE Now the wise ones . . . should read the writing [on the wall]…

La Fuerza y la maña, Centauro al galope raptando a una mujer

Quaestio De Centauris

In the fall, crowning a twelve year effort by W.W. Norton’s editor Bob Weil, Primo Levi’s complete works will be available in English for the first time. Norton’s Liveright imprint…

Beniaminio Bellati (Immagine tratta da, L’Architettura Italiana. Periodico mensile di architettura tecnica, 5 Maggio 1939, XVII anno, XXXIV)

Architectural and Urban Histories

Fascist Italy: Architectural and Urban Histories   At the heart of the historiography of architecture under Italian fascist rule lie questions of political allegiance and valence. How ‘fascist’ were the…

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The Fascist Effect

Reto Hofmann, The Fascist Effect. Japan and Italy, 1915–1952, Cornell University Press, 2015 During the interwar period, Japanese intellectuals, writers, activists, and politicians, although conscious of the many points of intersection between…

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Censorship

Guido Bonsaver, Censorship and Literature in Fascist Italy, Toronto University Press, 2007 The interest in Fascist editorial and ideological politics has produced some excellent work in the last decade, including Giorgio Fabre’s…

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Translations in Fascist Italy

In the 1930s translation became a key issue in the cultural politics of the Fascist regime due to the fact that Italy was publishing more translations than any other country…

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Hospital Series

Amelia Rosselli’s Serie ospedaliera among the poet’s most haunting, imaginatively intense and formally rigorous collections, has just been published by New Directions as Hospital Series, translated by Deborah Woodard, Roberta…