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Author: Joseph Luzzi Narrator: Joseph Luzzi Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Other Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2018 ISBN: 9781461840183
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Professor Joseph Luzzi, the director of Italian studies at Bard College and an award-winning author, offers a comprehensive look at Italian cinema from its inception in 1895 through its major periods and influences. Having altered the landscape of Italian art and society, as well as inspiring filmmakers the world over, Italian cinema proves a fascinating study. Major focuses of the course include neorealism, the Spaghetti Western, the Italian giallo, and Italian-style comedy.

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About the Author

Joseph Luzzi holds a doctorate from Yale and teaches at Bard College. He is the author of My Two Italies, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, and Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy, which won the Scaglione Prize for Italian Studies from the Modern Language Association. His essays and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Bookforum, and the Times Literary Supplement.