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Title Performing national identity : Anglo-Italian cultural transactions / edited by Manfred Pfister and Ralf Hertel.

Imprint Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2008.

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Description 1 online resource (328 pages) : illustrations.
Series Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft, 0929-6999 ; 114
Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft ; 114. 0929-6999
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Performing National Identity: Anglo-Italian Cultural Transactions; Contents; Introduction: Performing National Identity; 1. Early Modern Literary Exchanges; 2. Italian and English Art in Dialogue; 3. Travelling Images; 4. Political Negotiations; 5. Contemporary Mediations; Notes on Contributors.
Summary National identity is not some naturally given or metaphysically sanctioned racial or territorial essence that only needs to be conceptualised or spelt out in discursive texts; it emerges from, takes shape in, and is constantly defined and redefined in individual and collective performances. It is in performances--ranging from the scenarios of everyday interactions to 'cultural performances' such as pageants, festivals, political manifestations or sports, to the artistic performances of music, dance, theatre, literature, the visual and culinary arts and more recent media--that cultural identity a.
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Subject Cross-cultural studies -- England.
Cross-cultural studies -- Italy.
National characteristics, English -- Cross-cultural studies.
National characteristics, Italian -- Cross-cultural studies.
Cultural relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Cross-cultural studies.
Cross-cultural studies.
Other Form: Print version: Performing national identity. Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2008 9789042023147 9042023147 (OCoLC)185038897
ISBN 9781435615441 (electronic bk.)
1435615441 (electronic bk.)
9042023147 (pbk.)
9789042023147 (pbk.)