The Lost Rural Italy (NEMLA 2013)

This panel seeks papers on the representation and interpretation of the rural world in Italy since the Risorgimento, both in literature and cinema. How has the rural world changed? How was it used for ideological purposes? What is the relationship between intellectuals, writers, and directors who represented it and the people who lived in it as represented? Please send 250-300word abstracts in English or Italian to

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
NEMLA
Event Name: 
NEMLA 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Categories: 
World Literatures
Mediterranean
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