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Reading Italian Science Fiction

cropped-logoscritte-univ-01The latest issue of ReadingItaly is dedicated to Italian science fiction. It contains a brief history of science fiction in Italy (the term ‘fantascienza‘ was coined by Giorgio Monicelli in 1952) by Giulia Iannuzzi (Trieste), an interview with Pierpaolo Antonello (Cambridge) on the position of sci-fi between between humanistic and scientific disciplines, a review of Antonio Pennacchi’s Storia di Karel (2013) by Massimo Mongai, and an analysis of Calvino’s contributions to the genre by Elio Baldi (Warwick).

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