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1968

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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2005
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Literature
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was the year of protest par excellence. As in 1848, social revolt spread through the peninsula while also taking

Enrico Palandri

Enrico Palandri  

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(1956– ).Novelist, originally from Venice. His earlier novels focused directly on the post-1968 generation of Italians. The first, Boccalone (1977), centred on the student movement in Bologna in ...
1968, Events of

1968, Events of   Reference library

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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The year 1968 has become synonymous with revolution, student revolt, and the zenith of youthful 1960s rebellion, exemplified above all

feminism

feminism  

The approach to social life, philosophy, and ethics that commits itself to correcting biases leading to the subordination of women or the disparagement of women's particular experience and of the ...
Lidia Ravera

Lidia Ravera  

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(1951– ).Turinese novelist. She and Marco Lombardo Radice created a sensation with Porci con le ali (1976), a satire of youthful sexual fantasies set against student protest [see 1968] and ...
protest

protest  

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‘Protest is a formal communication from one state to another that it objects to an act performed, or contemplated, by the latter…. A protest principally serves the purpose of preserving ...

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