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"An Italian Speaking to Italians": Fausta Cialente, Editor of Radio Cairo
Journal Title: ITALIA CONTEMPORANEA 
Author/s: Francesca Rubini 
Year:  2016 Issue: 281 Language: Italian 
Pages:  25 Pg. 57-81 FullText PDF:  182 KB
DOI:  10.3280/IC2016-281003
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This essay examines Fausta Cialente’s political and cultural activity for Radio Cairo, the British radio station Cialente worked for as an editor and speaker between 1940 and 1943. This experience preceded and was particularly important for the creation of the journal "Fronte Unito", which Cialente directed between 1943 and 1946. The radio propaganda she carried out should be understood as part of a difficult and innovative journey of consciousness and civic engagement, in which the decision to take on political responsibilities coincided with the rediscovery of a national identity and a sense of urgency to participate in the democratic renewal of her country.
Keywords: Fausta Cialente; radio propaganda; World War II

Francesca Rubini, "An Italian Speaking to Italians": Fausta Cialente, Editor of Radio Cairo in "ITALIA CONTEMPORANEA" 281/2016, pp. 57-81, DOI:10.3280/IC2016-281003

   

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