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Transnational ‘Italian’ stardom: Lara saint paul and the performativity of race (2018)
Journal Article
Brioni, C., & Brioni, S. (2018). Transnational ‘Italian’ stardom: Lara saint paul and the performativity of race. Italian Studies, 73(4), 351-364. doi:10.1080/00751634.2018.1499844

This article aims to contribute to the debate about critical race studies in the Italian context – and especially in the 1960s and the 1970s – by focusing on the construction and negotiation of race in the career of the prominent Italian meticcia sin... Read More

Between two stages: Rita Pavone and i giovani on Studio Uno (1961–1966) (2017)
Journal Article
Brioni, C. (2017). Between two stages: Rita Pavone and i giovani on Studio Uno (1961–1966). Italian Studies, 72(4), 414-427. https://doi.org/10.1080/00751634.2017.1370895

This article analyses how Italian young people were represented in the Saturday night television programme Studio Uno (1961–1966). It defines i giovani as a performative identity: i giovani are not described as a specific age group, but rather as a n... Read More