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The Body of Il Duce

Mussolini"s Corpse and the Fortunes of Italy

by Sergio Luzzatto

  • 66 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Owl Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: from c 1900 -,
  • Fascism & Nazism,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Italy,
  • Europe - Italy,
  • Political Ideologies - Fascism & Totalitarianism,
  • Political Science / Political Ideologies / Fascism & Totalitarianism,
  • 1922-1945,
  • Fascism,
  • Heads of state,
  • History,
  • Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFrederika Randall (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7933198M
    ISBN 100805080139
    ISBN 109780805080131

    In this historical, revisionist memoir, Romano Mussolini (Septem February 3, ), the last surviving child of dictator Benito Mussolini, contributes his unique perspective to the growing body of work that portrays Il Duce's era. Through Romano's portrait of never before publicly shared memories and feelings, My Father Il Duce brings alive the domestic scenes of 5/5(1).   In response to: A Shrine to Mussolini from the Febru issue. To the Editors. Both Sergio Luzzatto’s fine book, The Body of Il Duce, and Amos Elon’s wonderful review [NYR, February 23] left out a macabre but interesting final detail that perhaps deserves to be better her memoirs Mussolini’s widow, Rachele, tells how in , nine years .

      A new documentary about Benito Mussolini examines the near cult-like fascination that Italians had with the fascist dictator and his body that continues today among his fans. "Il Corpo Del Duce," ("The Duce's Corpse") contains some gruesome, never-before-seen images of Mussolini's decayed corpse after he was hanged upside down in a Milan square.   This portrait of Mussolini reveals the author's appreciation of the complex ingredients of Il Duce's legacy a legacy that still influences Italian politics. Mussolini was a "man of image" whose virile charisma unified a fractious nation, but the ideological underpinnings of fascism never sank very deeply into Italian : Bloomsbury Publishing.

      ROME — A new documentary about Benito Mussolini examines the near cult-like fascination that many Italians had with the fascist dictator – and how his body became a focus for the fixation. "Il Corpo Del Duce," ("The Duce's Corpse"), contains some gruesome, never-before-seen images of Mussolini's decayed corpse hanging upside down in a Milan. Primo Michele Levi (Italian: [ˈpriːmo ˈlɛːvi]; 31 July – 11 April ) was an Italian Jewish chemist, partisan, Holocaust survivor and writer. He was the author of several books, novels, collections of short stories, essays, and poems. His best-known works include If This Is a Man (, published as Survival in Auschwitz in the United States), his account of the year he Occupation: Writer, chemist.


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A brilliant young historian follows the odyssey of Mussolini's body in an original exploration of the history and legacy of Italian Fascism. Bullet-ridden, spat on, butchered bloody: this was the fate of Il Duce, strung up beside his dead mistress in a Milan square, as reviled in death as he was adored in life.4/4(1).

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Sergio Luzzatto's The Body of Il Duce tells an interesting story of what happened to Benito Mussolini after he died. Its a strange story how his death and corpse became a political football during the post World War II Italy, as left wing, right wing and moderate political parties tries to use Mussolini's death and corpse as a political leverage against each other.4/5(1).

A brilliant young historian follows the odyssey of Mussolini's body in an original exploration of the history and legacy of Italian Fascism. Bullet-ridden, spat on, butchered bloody: this was the fate of Il Duce, strung up beside his dead mistress in a Milan square, as reviled in death as he was adored in : Sergio Luzzatto.

Sergio Luzzatto, author of The Body of Il Duce: Mussolini's Corpse and the Fortunes of Italy, describes how Benito Mussolini's body has been beaten, buried, exhumed, stolen, hidden and turned into.

The Body Of Il Duce NPR coverage of The Body Of Il Duce: Mussolini's Corpse And The Fortunes Of Italy by Sergio A. Luzzatto and Frederika T. Randall. Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (Italian: [beˈniːto mussoˈliːni]; 29 July – 28 April ) was Prime Minister of Italy from the fascist coup d'etat in until his deposition inand Duce ("Leader") of Fascism from the establishment of the fasci of combat in to his execution in during the Italian civil dictator of Italy and founder of fascism, Mussolini Political party: National Fascist Party (–).

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[Sergio Luzzatto] -- Examines the legacy of Italian fascism, discussing how Mussolini's execution, the display of his corpse, and his body's subsequent burial. A brilliant young historian follows the odyssey of Mussolini's body in an original exploration of the history and legacy of Italian Fascism Bullet-ridden, spat on, butchered bloody: this was the fate of Il Duce, strung up beside his dead mistress in a Milan.

Mussolini had been Italy’s fascist leader sincefirst as prime minister and, following his seizure of dictatorial powers inwith the title Il Duce. He took the country into World War II on the side of Nazi Germany in June Following the Allied invasion of Sicily in JulyMussolini was deposed and put under arrest; Italy then signed an armistice with the Allies in Location: Giulino of Mezzegra and Dongo (CO).

A brilliant young historian follows the odyssey of Mussolini's body in an original exploration of the history and legacy of Italian Fascism Bullet-ridden, spat on, butchered bloody: this was the fate of Il Duce, strung up beside his dead mistress in a Milan square, as reviled in death as he was adored in life.

With Italy's defeat in World War II, the cult of Benito Mussolini's physical self /5(2). 3 Responses to "Mussolini's Book" Michael February 8, at PM It's also fun to think about this copy of Dorian Gray sitting in the Rare Book Room at Burnside in the Pearl Room which also houses the Basil Hallward Gallery, Basil Hallward being the literary character who painted the portrait of Dorian Gray.

The Body of Il Duce: Mussolini's Corpse and the Fortunes of Italy, by Sergio Luzzatto; translated by Frederika Randall, New York: Metropolitan Books, pp. ONE CURIOUS, seldom-noticed interaction between Italian and American political history is the despair at supporters' antics which Mussolini and Warren G.

Harding voiced. Il Duce and His Women by Roberto Olla – review In Il Duce and His Women, Mussolini was executed by anti-fascists and his body strung up alongside that of the starry-eyed Claretta Petacci.

“Il Corpo Del Duce,” (“The Duce’s Corpse”), contains some gruesome, never-before-seen images of Mussolini’s decayed corpse hanging upside down in a Milan square on Ap after Author: TRISHA THOMAS, Associated Press.

There, the body of Mussolini was formally autopsied. The 5-foot, 6-inch tall Duce weighed pounds, with sparse white hair on his battered, bald head. Because he was hit by seven to nine bullets while still alive, the immediate cause of death was determined to have been four shots near the heart.

My Father II Duce book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this historical, revisionist memoir, Romano Mussolini (Septembe /5(5).

THE BODY OF IL DUCE by Sergio Luzzatto a Non-Fiction Biography book ISBN ISBN with cover, excerpt, author notes, review link, and availability. Buy a copy today!. When Il Duce claimed that he would further “clarify” matters, his audience understood that “clarification” was a synonym for violence.

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