Markus Krumm, Herrschaftsumbruch und Historiographie

The Kingdom of Sicily came into being through a process of profound transformation, ripe with conflict and alternating outcomes. An account of it is provided by two historiographical works compiled by witnesses of the time,...   


Giovanni Pacini, Gli Arabi nelle Gallie

"The most prolific and perhaps the most imaginative of the Italian masters, the author of a hundred operas, who was, in the early stages of his career, Rossini's competitor; the tireless emulator of Bellini and Donizetti,...   


Cinema as a Political Media. Germany and Italy Compared, 1945–1950s

This volume's transnational, comparative approach seeks to open up a fresh perspective on self-interpretations of the past in Germany and Italy with regards to film production and the cinematographic relationship between the two...   


"Man müßte nach Rom gehen". Bernd Alois Zimmermann und Italien

For numerous artists and intellectuals from the German-speaking world, Italy once again became a place of longing and refuge in the post-war period. This also applies to Bernd Alois Zimmermann (1918–1970), who in 1957 was the...