Modern Languages Open (MLO), a peer-reviewed platform for the open access publication of research from across the modern languages, has published the Special Collection ‘Italy Made in Britain. Contemporary British Perspectives on Italian Culture’.
This special issue is about how contemporary Britain perceives and imagines Italy, and how it mirrors itself in Italy’s image. Access the complete collection here.
Italy Made in Britain: Contemporary British Perspectives on Italian Culture, Giacomo Comiati, Martina Piperno, Kate Willman
The English Way to Italian Socialism: The PCI, ‘Red Bologna’ and Italian Communist Culture as Seen through the English Prism, Marzia Maccaferri
‘Like Romans Becoming Italians’: Italy as the Negative Paradigm for British Decline in the Language of the Press and Denis Healey, Ettore Costa
Anti-Gay, Sexist, Racist: Backwards Italy in British News Narratives, Denise Filmer
Putting the Accent on Authenticity: A Case Study of Celebrity Chef Gennaro ‘Gino’ D’Acampo, Georgia Wall
Contemporary British Travel Writing on Italy and British Broadsheets: Tobias Jones, John Hooper and Tim Parks, Kate Willman
Whose Comatose Girlfriend? Figures of Crisis in Neoliberal Italy, Serena Bassi