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Centre for Film and Screen

 

Pierpaolo Antonello

Reader in Modern Italian Literature and Culture

Pierpaolo Antonello is Reader in Italian Literature and Culture, and Head of the Department of Italian. He is interested in Italian political cinema and in the representation of violence in film, with particular reference to René Girard's theory of sacrifice. With Alan O'Leary, he edited 'Imagining Terrorism: The Rhetoric and Representation of Political Violence in Italy, 1969-2009' (Oxford: Legenda, 2009), and with Eleonora Bujatti: 'La violenza allo specchio. Passione e sacrificio nel cinema contemporaneo' (Massa: Transeuropa, 2009). He also published on Pier Paolo Pasolini, Nanni Moretti, Paolo Sorrentino, Matteo Garrone, Daniele Vicari, Quentin Tarantino, and on socio-political commitment in contemporary Italian film-making.

Contact details:

St John's College 
St John's Street 
Cambridge
CB2 1TP

Email: paa25@cam.ac.uk

Tel: 01223 (3) 37711

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