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Note: all the comic books named in this site are italian; if you’re studying or you’ve studied comic books in your country and you like to talk about psychological reaserch about comics, write to:
Defense mechanisms in comic Literature (By E. Napoletano)  
In Disney comic stories, in the cities where Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse live, small characters (Mickey Mouse; Huey, Dewey and Louie, exc.) are clever and always ready, but big ones are unable (Policeman helped by Mickey), miser (Uncle Scrooge), lazy (Donald Duck), dummy (Mickey’s friend), indolent (Fethry Duck). /romanzi/comicspsycho.htm   (200 words)

 [Centrefornarrativeresearch] Narrative research seminar, Monday October 11th, Room LD3010, Docklands campus, 1-2pm ALL WELCOME
He studied French and Italian at Oxford and Glasgow Universities (and in Paris and Rome), and for many years taught Italian language and literature at Exeter and Auckland Universities.
Mike Hanne is Associate Professor and founding co-ordinator of the Programme in Comparataive Literature at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
This talk explores some of the ways in which human beings, as individuals and in communities, use the retelling of existing stories as a device both for maintaining continuity and negotiating change. /pipermail/centrefornarrativeresearch/Week-of-Mon-20041004/000210.html   (200 words)

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 Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution Proceedings vol.8
I've been talking about the relationship between Rose Macaulay and the material of her writing; between art and life; and now I'm going to move on and talk, more briefly, about the relationship between a biographer and the material of her writing, that is, the subject of the biography.
Because of her knowledge of Italian she was posted to the Italian section of the Department of Propaganda in Enemy Countries, which was run by Gerald O'Donovan, who was an Irishman living in exile from his homeland, a novelist, a reformer and an ex-priest.
In 1941 her flat in central London took a direct hit from a bomb, and she lost everything in it, including all the manuscript notes for a big book she was working on about beasts and birds in literature and mythology. /proceed04/lecture200405.htm   (2561 words)

In the Auditorium delle Clarisse, Italian and foreign artists who take part at the exposure will talk about Barks' characters and tales, the same that have consecrated him as one of the geniuses in the illustration's literature of the Twentieth Century.
The American Don Rosa, truly continuer of the saga of Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge, will be the guest star of the exposure, together with some of the most famous Italian authors, writers and pencilers, such as Francesco Artibani, Giorgio Pezzin, Carlo Chendi, Giorgio Cavazzano, Corrado Mastantuono, Silvia Ziche and so on.
XHTML 1.1 — CSS — 508 — © copyright 2005 International Cartoonists' Exposure — design by Giorgio Martini /en/prossima_edizione   (498 words)

 Charles Bernstein -- CV
Seungnam Jeong, "The Repossession of the Word: Charles Bernstein’s Poetics and Politics", English Language and Literature [Journal of the English Language and Literature Association of Korea, Seuol], Vol.
"Politics and Language", The Institute for Policy Studies, DC "Poetry and Philosophy", The Poetry Project (1981) and Queens College of C.U.N.Y. Respondent, "The Favorite Malice: Italian Contemporary Poetry", New York University (1979)
William Walsh, "Not Measured in Numbers': Politics, Audience, and Language Poetry's Utopianisms" in Loose Talk and Literary History: Language Poetry, New Formalism, and the Construction of Taste in Contemporary American Poetry, Ph.D. dissertation, Miami University (Ohio), 1994; extended discussion of     "Kiwi Bird in Kiwi Tree" /authors/bernstein/cv-full.html   (11172 words)

 Study Public Administration with Dr. Brack Brown, Work Abroad
The university offers 12 undergrad transfer credits (you need to get pre-approval of these credits from you home department within CAS) in such subjects as: Art History, Business, Economics, European History, Italian Language and Literature, and Politics and International Affairs.
You can view an introductory video tour of the campus by going to and hear exchange students talk about their experiences there.
ROME the “eternal city,” founded 2700 years ago is the venue for a semester abroad at our partner university John Cabot University in the heart of old Rome (the Trastevere District) along the Tiber River. /~bbrown/abroad/abroad.htm   (355 words)

 Italian literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He took the subjects of his tragedies from the history of these nations and made his ancient characters talk like revolutionists of his time.
Its distinguishing point was its possessing all the opposite qualities to the poetry of the rhymers of the "Sicilian School", though its style may betray a knowledge of Frederick's poetry, and there is probably a satiric intent in the mind of the anonymous poet.
With the school School of Lapo Gianni, of Guido Cavalcanti, of Cino da of lysic Pistoia and Dante Alighieri, lyric poetry became exclusively Tuscan. /wiki/Italian_literature   (16186 words)

 Switzerland - Literary Associations
He was living with an Italian physician named Polidori, who imitated him to the best of his ability.
Omitting from this chapter Rousseau and Voltaire, as having closer kinship to political philosophy than to literature, a next famous name to be recalled of this epoch is the author of Obermann, Etienne Pivert de Senancour.
Though born Swiss, Madame de Stael was altogether French in sympathy, detested Switzerland, and was impatient at any talk of its natural beauties. /articles25/switzerland-5.shtml   (16186 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Arts news Dario Fo sued for €1m over play lampooning PM
A member of Silvio Berlusconi's party, Forza Italia, is suing Dario Fo, the literature Nobel prizewinner, for defamation in his new play.
The Italian satirist Dario Fo, during a preview of his new play
A Mafia supergrass, Antonino Giuffre, has alleged that Sicilian-born Mr Dell'Utri, a Forza Italia founder and former business associate of Mr Berlusconi's, helped talk the mafia into switching its support to Mr Berlusconi's Forza Italia party in the early 1990s. /arts/news/story/0,11711,1122659,00.html   (465 words)

 Talk on Italian women writers set Nov. 17
Salsini is the author of Gendered Genres: Female Experiences and Narrative Patterns in the Works of Matilde Serao, as well as articles on 19th and 20th-Century Italian and Italian-American literature and film.
Sponsored by the Women’s Studies Program, the event is free and open to the UD community.
To learn how to subscribe to UDaily, click here. /PR/UDaily/2006/nov/writers111505.html   (146 words)

 Leonardo Sciascia - new and used books
The Sicilian master Leonardo Sciascia, widely acknowledged to be one of the outstanding figures of twentieth-century Italian literature, was the first novelist to venture freely into the closed world of the Mafia.
In one tale, a couple of men talk, cynically yet earnestly, about the etymology of the word 'mafia'; the reader comes to realise that he is eavesdropping on the mustings of a mafia boss and his underling.
Leonardo Sciascia, closely identified with Sicily, was the author of many books including Mafia Vendetta and The Council of Egypt. /A-leonardo-sciascia   (1191 words)

 NPR's At The Opera
(The opera may be Italian, but the source material, a book by Henri Murger, is as French as it gets, and fairly oozes Romance.) For the opera's "death" element, we'll get downright clinical in a talk with Dr. Thomas Daniel.
For the "love" part, host Lou Santacroce consults Professor J. Patrick Lee, our resident expert on French, Romantic literature.
And, for the opera's real background, there's a link below to an English translation of the novel that inspired the opera, Henri Murger's Bohemians of the Latin Quarter. /programs/attheopera/archives/020216.ato.html   (491 words)

 Eco - Writings
Eco's 1996 lecture at The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America discusses the interpretation of literature, and provides some wonderful insights to his own first three novels.
Eco's talk from the 1994 symposium, "The Future of the Book," held at the University of San Marino.
Eco discusses how an author's use of computers may alter the way critics track the evolution of a literary work. /eco/eco_writings.html   (470 words)

 BikeAbout Trip Log: April 26-27, 1998
The Skocjan Caves (pronounced 's(h)koc(z)yan' and known in Slovenian as the S(h)koc(z)janske jame) are described in the local literature as "the most eminent" of the "thousands of caves in the world." "Forever [their] beauty will be impressed in the memory and will again attract man to this mysterious underground world."
And it was relatively early, we decided to go straight to the Skocjan Caves to talk to someone there who might be able to help us and, perhaps, to get a tour of the caves today instead of tomorrow as we had planned.
The (Classic) Karst region - that covers this area all the way to the Italian coast at the Gulf of Trieste and includes the world famous Skocjan Caves - is a high plateau composed of porous and highly soluble (dissolvable in water) limestone rock. /journal/notes_124.htm   (470 words)

At the meetings of a famous academy in Milan, they placed in the chair a child just able to talk; a question was proposed, and the answer of the child, whatever it was, was held by one side to solve the problem, and the debates, _pro_ and _con_, followed upon this point.
He was of a cold, dull temperament; "a mind half lead, half wood", as one Italian writer calls him; but he was an inveterate maker of verses, and he was wise in his own generation.
Yet Alfieri tells us that he was one of the first scholars of that admirable academy, and he really had some impulses even then toward literature; for he liked reading Goldoni and Metastasio, though he had never heard of the name of Tasso. /etext05/7mdip10.txt   (470 words)

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