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“Grandi Autori” and “Al Cuore”. Ettore Fabietti, Bemporad Editions and the Evolution of Educational Paraliterature in Italy (1919-1935)

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Elisa MarazziORCiD



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The article retraces the history of two children’s book series through the analysis of the correspondence between the series editor, Ettore Fabietti, and the publisher, Bemporad, as well as the exam of the volumes. This case of study aims at sheding light on the evolution of children’s literature in Italy. In the 1920’s and 1930’s it was namely still influenced by educational and moralising purposes that in most cases prevented books from being genuinely entertaining.

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Author(s): Marazzi E

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Strenæ

Year: 2016

Volume: 11

Online publication date: 20/10/2016

Acceptance date: 01/07/2016

Date deposited: 17/10/2019

ISSN (electronic): 2109-9081

Publisher: Universite Francois-Rabelais * Strenae


DOI: 10.4000/strenae.1611


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