The Stigma Of Speaking A Dialect: The Case Of Sicilian
With the establishment of Florentine as the literary language of choice, all the other regional languages came to be regarded as dialects, creating a unique situation that Italians have struggled with to this day.
Is Sicilian A Language Or A Dialect?
The monolingual approach adopted for the political aim of making Italians speak with one voice has succeeded. But the campaign has been needlessly costly.
Joyce And Svevo: Art Borrowing From Life
Joyce and Svevo lives and writings overlap, borrowing from each other's experiences as they learn from and influence each other's works.
Exophony: The Link Between Language And Identity
Exophonic writing offers authors the chance to cloak themselves in a different language, and thereby culture.
All Pezzolo’s A Stage: Trinacria Theatre Company
A small but vibrant arts collective is reviving Sicily's rich tradition of myth and legend.
Italy And The English Romantic Poets
How Lord Byron's encounter with Italy shaped English and Italian literature.
Can Handwriting Have A Role In Digital Era Italy?
How the evolution of handwriting shaped and continues to shape the Italian society.