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Epilogue: Dante and Early Italian Cinema: The 1911 Milano-Films <i>Inferno</i> and Italian Nationalism

Nick Havely

in Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199584628
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739095 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584628.003.0019
Epilogue: Dante and Early Italian Cinema: The 1911 Milano-Films Inferno and Italian Nationalism

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This chapter revisits Italy and turns to Dante on screen. It considers the role of early Italian cinema, giving particular attention to the cultural and political contexts of the 1911 Milano-Films Inferno — a project that took shape during a decade which also saw significant developments in Italian nationalism before the country's entry into the First World War.

Keywords: Dante; Italian cinema; nationalism; Italian films

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Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century)

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