New publications on early Italian cinema and its diaspora

I’d like to share with you that four new publications by me have been released between Autumn 2022 and today. All deal with early Italian cinema or its diaspora in Germany:

‘The Creation of an Italian Star in Diaspora: Luciano Albertini’s Early Career in Germany (1921-1923)’, Immagine, 23, 2021 (released 2023), pp. 57-84. Part of special issue Modelli di mascolinità e divismo nel cinema muto internazionale, curated by Denis Lotti and Jacqueline Reich.

Luciano Albertini in Die Schlucht des Todes (The Ravine of Death, Luciano Albertini, Albert-Francis Bertoni, Max Obal, 1923).

‘Italia Almirante e le arti: Relazioni pittoriche, scultoree e teatrali in Femmina, La statua di carne L’ombra‘, in: Alessandro Faccioli, Elena Mosconi eds.,  Divine. Nuove prospettive sul cinema muto italiano (Milano: Mimesis, 2022), pp. 89-106.

Italia Almirante Manzini in La statua di carne (Mario Almirante, 1921).

‘The Pictorial Turn: Intervisuality and Recycling in Fabiola (Enrico Guazzoni, 1918)’, in: Melinda Blos-Jáni eds, Intermedial Encounters: Studies in Honour of Agnes Pethö/ Intermediális találkozások: Tanulmányok Pethő Ágnes tiszteletére (Cluj-Napoca/Kolozsvár: Scientia Kiadó, 2022), pp. 125-136.

Elena Sangro as Fabiola and signora Poletti as Agnese in Fabiola (Enrico Guazzoni, 1918)

‘Immagini spettacolari: Cabiria di Pastrone e le illustrazioni del pittore francese Rochegrosse per Salammbô di Flaubert’, in: Céline Gailleurd ed., L’oro di Atlantide. Il cinema muto italiano e le arti  (Torino: Kaplan, 2022), pp. 137-160. This is a reworked version of a French publication that appeared early 2022: ‘Images spectaculaires: Cabiria de Pastrone et les illustrations de Salammbô de Flaubert par le peintre Rochegrosse’, in: Céline Gailleurd ed., Le cinéma muet italien, à la croisée des arts (Paris: Les Presses du Réel, 2022), pp. 162-191.

Italia Almirante Manzini as Sophonisba in Cabiria (Giovanni Pastrone, 1914)

And that is not all: Autumn this year, my new monograph will appear: Quo vadis, Cabiria and the ‘Archaeologists’: Early Italian Cinema’s Appropriation of Art and Archaeology, published by Kaplan, Turin, within the series ‘La favilla, la vampa, la cenere’, edited by Silvio Alovisio and Luca Mazzei.

~ by Ivo Blom on February 8, 2023.

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