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Scrittori alla radio

Interventi, riviste e radiodrammi per un'arte invisibile
  • Rodolfo Sacchettini,

This book describes the complex relationship between writers and the radio, offering itself as an unpublished and original tool for measuring the cultural and political objectives of the public radio service between the 1930s and 1960s. From initial suspicions to pioneering attempts and productive consolidation, this new and invisible art form significantly reflected the resistances, experiments and impulses of the Italian literary society. With great competence, Rodolfo Sacchettini (one of the leading specialists on the subject) focuses on works which were specifically written for the radio: radio plays, conferences, cultural broadcasts, etc. The 1930s are described as a whirlwind of fear and hypnosis, adventures and modernity: from Benjamin's Germany and Korczak's Poland, with the invention of programs for children and adolescents, to fascist Italy, with audience records for the magazine I 4 moschettieri di Nizza and Morbelli. In the background, the United States with Wells and MacLeish who, by playing on the edge of credibility, announced the landing of Martians and mysterious foreign conquerors on the microphone. The second part of the volume is dedicated to the Italian post-war period, when writers systematically collaborated with radio stations, creating important works whose merit is also to focus and enhance the potential of an artistic genre which was still being defined and developed. Sacchettini, through the additional use of unpublished scripts, analyses radio plays by Savinio, Gadda, Pratolini and Dessí: auteur texts for a medium which would belong to writers for a very long time.

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Rodolfo Sacchettini

University of Florence, Italy

Rodolfo Sacchettini has a PhD in Italian Studies, and published a book on Landolfi's fictional stories (L’oscuro rovescio, SEF, 2006) and a history of Italian radio plays before television (La radiofonica arte invisibile, Titivillus, 2011). Together with Ascanio Celestini, he edited Storie da legare (Meridiana Edition, 2006), and, together with other scholars, Memorie, autobiografie, diari nella letteratura italiana dell’Ottocento e del Novecento (ETS, 2008); Il teatro salvato dai ragazzini (Edizioni dell’Asino, 2011); Cento storie sul filo della memoria. Il “Nuovo Teatro” in Italia negli anni ’70 (Titivillus, 2017). A collaboration with Enciclopedia Treccani. He teaches Audio Documentary at the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti of Milan.
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Book Title

Scrittori alla radio

Book Subtitle

Interventi, riviste e radiodrammi per un'arte invisibile

Authors

Rodolfo Sacchettini

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

144

Publication Year

2018

Copyright Information

© 2018 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-6453-838-9

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978-88-6453-836-5

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978-88-6453-838-9

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978-88-6453-837-2

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978-88-9273-049-6

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Moderna/Comparata

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2704-5641

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2704-565X

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