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The view from Vesuvius : Italian culture and the southern question, Nelson Moe

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The view from Vesuvius : Italian culture and the southern question
Title
The view from Vesuvius
Title remainder
Italian culture and the southern question
Statement of responsibility
Nelson Moe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1961-
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Moe, Nelson
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies on the history of society and culture
Series volume
46
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  • Public opinion
  • Stereotype (Psychology)
  • Italy, Southern
  • Italy, Southern
  • Italy, Southern
Label
The view from Vesuvius : Italian culture and the southern question, Nelson Moe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-335) and index
Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: How Did Southern Italy Become "the South"?.
  • p. 1
  • I.
  • Imagining the South, c. 1750-1850
  • 1.
  • Italy as Europe's South.
  • p. 13
  • "L'Italie, c'est rien": Foreign Views of Italy.
  • p. 14
  • "The Abomination of All Nations": Italian Views of Italy.
  • p. 19
  • Empire of Climate.
  • p. 23
  • Southern Man and Northern Man in Bonstetten and Gioia.
  • p. 27
  • Triumph of the North in Leopardi's Discorso.
  • p. 31
  • 2.
  • "L'Europe finit a Naples": Representations of the Mezzogiorno in the Century before Unification.
  • p. 37
  • What Was Different about Southern Italy?.
  • p. 38
  • Casanova in a Paradise Inhabited by Devils.
  • p. 46
  • Geography of Textual Production.
  • p. 52
  • Travelers at the End of Europe.
  • p. 55
  • Southerners and the Backward South.
  • p. 76
  • II.
  • Representing the South in the Risorgimento, c. 1825-1861
  • 3.
  • North Looks South, 1825-1848.
  • p. 85
  • "Italy Ends at the Garigliano".
  • p. 87
  • View from Milan: The Picturesque South in Cosmorama pittorico.
  • p. 92
  • Different View from Milan: Carlo Cattaneo.
  • p. 102
  • Moral Geography of a Moderate: The South in Vincenzo Gioberti's Primato.
  • p. 112
  • View from Vesuvius: Leopardi's "La ginestra".
  • p. 120
  • 4.
  • Of Bourbons and Barbarism, 1848-1860.
  • p. 126
  • Europe and Italy, North and South.
  • p. 127
  • Gladstone and the Negation of God.
  • p. 131
  • "Italy Ends at the Garigliano" (Revisited).
  • p. 139
  • South as Africa.
  • p. 143
  • Poetic and Picturesque World.
  • p. 153
  • 5.
  • "This Is Not Italy!": Ruling and Representing the South, 1860-1861.
  • p. 156
  • Neapolitans Disappoint the Piedmontese.
  • p. 161
  • Meeting the Barbarians.
  • p. 164
  • Two Moral Maps.
  • p. 170
  • Wound, the Doctor, the Nation.
  • p. 172
  • South's First Day in Parliament.
  • p. 176
  • Supreme Argument of Force.
  • p. 179
  • III.
  • Representing the South in Postunification Italy, c. 1870-1885
  • 6.
  • Terra Vergine: Picturing the South in Illustrazione italiana.
  • p. 187
  • Politics, Positivism, and Pessimism, c. 1874.
  • p. 189
  • Geography of Textual Production in Postunification Italy.
  • p. 194
  • Birth of a Magazine: Picturing the Nation in Illustrazione italiana.
  • p. 197
  • Squalid South in Nuova illustrazione universale.
  • p. 207
  • Picturesque South in Illustrazione italiana.
  • p. 211
  • 7.
  • Emergence of the Southern Question in Pasquale Villari and Leopoldo Franchetti.
  • p. 224
  • Southern Question in Villari's Southern Letters.
  • p. 225
  • Franchetti's Sicilian Nightmare.
  • p. 236
  • 8.
  • Geographical Poetics of Giovanni Verga.
  • p. 250
  • Sicilian Writer in Milan.
  • p. 252
  • Picturing Sicily in Eva.
  • p. 253
  • Preamble to a Geographical Poetics: "Nedda".
  • p. 257
  • "One Helluva Fuss": Milanse Responses to "Nedda".
  • p. 261
  • Singular Interest: "Stories of the Castle of Trezza".
  • p. 266
  • Problem with "Padron 'Ntoni".
  • p. 271
  • Pretty Little Picture: "Fantasticheria".
  • p. 275
  • Antipicturesque in "Rosso Malpelo".
  • p. 277
  • Hybridity of Vita dei campi and I Malavoglia.
  • p. 280
  • Negation of the Sea in Novelle rusticane.
  • p. 286
  • Return of the Picturesque in "Across the Sea" and Cavalleria rusticana.
  • p. 289
  • Conclusion: What the South Enables Us to Say.
  • p. 297
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 301
  • Index.
  • p. 337
Control code
07UkOxUb15388778
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 349 p.
Isbn
9780520248267
Lccn
2001005018
Other physical details
ill., map
Label
The view from Vesuvius : Italian culture and the southern question, Nelson Moe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-335) and index
Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: How Did Southern Italy Become "the South"?.
  • p. 1
  • I.
  • Imagining the South, c. 1750-1850
  • 1.
  • Italy as Europe's South.
  • p. 13
  • "L'Italie, c'est rien": Foreign Views of Italy.
  • p. 14
  • "The Abomination of All Nations": Italian Views of Italy.
  • p. 19
  • Empire of Climate.
  • p. 23
  • Southern Man and Northern Man in Bonstetten and Gioia.
  • p. 27
  • Triumph of the North in Leopardi's Discorso.
  • p. 31
  • 2.
  • "L'Europe finit a Naples": Representations of the Mezzogiorno in the Century before Unification.
  • p. 37
  • What Was Different about Southern Italy?.
  • p. 38
  • Casanova in a Paradise Inhabited by Devils.
  • p. 46
  • Geography of Textual Production.
  • p. 52
  • Travelers at the End of Europe.
  • p. 55
  • Southerners and the Backward South.
  • p. 76
  • II.
  • Representing the South in the Risorgimento, c. 1825-1861
  • 3.
  • North Looks South, 1825-1848.
  • p. 85
  • "Italy Ends at the Garigliano".
  • p. 87
  • View from Milan: The Picturesque South in Cosmorama pittorico.
  • p. 92
  • Different View from Milan: Carlo Cattaneo.
  • p. 102
  • Moral Geography of a Moderate: The South in Vincenzo Gioberti's Primato.
  • p. 112
  • View from Vesuvius: Leopardi's "La ginestra".
  • p. 120
  • 4.
  • Of Bourbons and Barbarism, 1848-1860.
  • p. 126
  • Europe and Italy, North and South.
  • p. 127
  • Gladstone and the Negation of God.
  • p. 131
  • "Italy Ends at the Garigliano" (Revisited).
  • p. 139
  • South as Africa.
  • p. 143
  • Poetic and Picturesque World.
  • p. 153
  • 5.
  • "This Is Not Italy!": Ruling and Representing the South, 1860-1861.
  • p. 156
  • Neapolitans Disappoint the Piedmontese.
  • p. 161
  • Meeting the Barbarians.
  • p. 164
  • Two Moral Maps.
  • p. 170
  • Wound, the Doctor, the Nation.
  • p. 172
  • South's First Day in Parliament.
  • p. 176
  • Supreme Argument of Force.
  • p. 179
  • III.
  • Representing the South in Postunification Italy, c. 1870-1885
  • 6.
  • Terra Vergine: Picturing the South in Illustrazione italiana.
  • p. 187
  • Politics, Positivism, and Pessimism, c. 1874.
  • p. 189
  • Geography of Textual Production in Postunification Italy.
  • p. 194
  • Birth of a Magazine: Picturing the Nation in Illustrazione italiana.
  • p. 197
  • Squalid South in Nuova illustrazione universale.
  • p. 207
  • Picturesque South in Illustrazione italiana.
  • p. 211
  • 7.
  • Emergence of the Southern Question in Pasquale Villari and Leopoldo Franchetti.
  • p. 224
  • Southern Question in Villari's Southern Letters.
  • p. 225
  • Franchetti's Sicilian Nightmare.
  • p. 236
  • 8.
  • Geographical Poetics of Giovanni Verga.
  • p. 250
  • Sicilian Writer in Milan.
  • p. 252
  • Picturing Sicily in Eva.
  • p. 253
  • Preamble to a Geographical Poetics: "Nedda".
  • p. 257
  • "One Helluva Fuss": Milanse Responses to "Nedda".
  • p. 261
  • Singular Interest: "Stories of the Castle of Trezza".
  • p. 266
  • Problem with "Padron 'Ntoni".
  • p. 271
  • Pretty Little Picture: "Fantasticheria".
  • p. 275
  • Antipicturesque in "Rosso Malpelo".
  • p. 277
  • Hybridity of Vita dei campi and I Malavoglia.
  • p. 280
  • Negation of the Sea in Novelle rusticane.
  • p. 286
  • Return of the Picturesque in "Across the Sea" and Cavalleria rusticana.
  • p. 289
  • Conclusion: What the South Enables Us to Say.
  • p. 297
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 301
  • Index.
  • p. 337
Control code
07UkOxUb15388778
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 349 p.
Isbn
9780520248267
Lccn
2001005018
Other physical details
ill., map

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