Articles

 

“Memory Under Fascism. Writing/Filming/Working-Through with Franco Fortini’s The Dogs of the Sinai and Danièlle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub’s Fortini/Cani,” in Present Past: Time, Memory and the Negotiation of Historical Justice, ed. Ariella Lang, forthcoming with Routledge.

“Neorealism,”  in Continuum Guide to Italian Cinema, ed. Joseph Luzzi, forthcoming

“Home is a Hard Place to Film: Eleonora Danco Allegorical Documentary N-Capace,” Filmatique, http://www.filmatique.com/essays-1/2017/n-capace, published February 2018.

“Italian Cinema, Memory and the Construction of the Nation” in Modern Italy 22.2, May 2017.

“Icons of Remorse: Photography, Anthropology and the Erasure of History in 1950s Italy” in Modern Italy, Special Issue: Iconic Images in Modern Italy: Politics, Culture and Society, 21.4 (2016): 383-407.

“Svevo, Blogging and the Future of Literature,” MLN,  forthcoming; “Svevo, il blog e il futuro della letteratura,” Aghios. Quaderni di studi sveviani, forthcoming

“Photography and the Construction of National Identity,” with Sally Hill and Roberta Valtorta, Stillness in Motion: Italy, Photography and the Meanings of Modernity, University of Toronto Press 2014, 27-66

“Eternal Speed/Omnipresent Immobility: Futurism and Photography,” Stillness in Motion: Italy, Photography and the Meanings of Modernity, University of Toronto Press 2014, 97-130

“Effetto Notte: L’immagine di Cesare Zavattini tra neorealismo e surrealismo,” Locus Solus, 7, Memoria e immagine, 2009, 67-96 

“L’occhio di Verga,” Special Issue, L’anello che non tiene, 2009, 59-81

“Haunted Frames: History and Landscape in Luchino Visconti’s Ossessione,” Italica, 85 (2008): 2-3, 173-196

“Neorealismo: Anacronismo/Avanguardia,” Ripensare il Neorealismo: Cinema, letteratura, mondo, Metauro, 2008, 197-221

“Storie, paesaggi e cantastorie: la visione documentaristica dal neorealismo al Postmodernismo,” Sinergie narrative: Cinema e letteratura nell’Italia contemporanea, Franco Cesati Editore, 2008, 41-71

“Lontano e quotidiano nella musica dei Modena City Ramblers,” Spaesamenti padani: Studi culturali sull’Emilia Romagna, Il lettore di Provincia, 123-4, Longo, 2005, 55-68

“What’s in a Word? Rosetta Loy’s Search for History in Childhood,” MLN 116, 1, 2001, 162-176

"Leading the Pedagogue by Hand: Women and Pedagogy in Italo Svevo," Gendered Contexts: New Perspectives in Italian Cultural Studies, ed. Benedetti, Hairston and Ross, Peter Lang, 1996

"Ricordando il quotidiano: Lessico famigliare o l'arte del cantastorie," Italica 72, no. 2, 1995, 155-173

"L'Africa in cortile: La colonia nelle storie levantine di Fausta Cialente," Quaderni d'Italianistica, 15, 1-2, 1994, 227-235

"In the Shadow of the Mammoth: Narratives of Symbiosis in La coscienza di Zeno," MLN 109, 1994, 49-72

"Il ritorno di Efigenia," Italian Culture, Selected Proceedings, AAIS, 1990, 265-278

"Reading the Trace of the Lightning: Sensual Allegory and the Photographic Image," Whomanwarp, Vol. 2, 1989, 4-15