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Australians in Italy: Contemporary Lives and Impressions

 

Bill Kent [editor]; Ros Pesman [editor]; Cynthia Troup [editor]

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  2. First page
  3. Cover; Copyright and Contributor Information; Table of Contents
  4. Preface
  5. Presentazione
  6. Acknowledgements
  7. Introduction
  8. PART 1: SETTING THE SCENE
  9. Ch 1. Australians in Italy: The long view
  10. Ch 2. Twentieth-century diplomatic and trade relations
  11. Ch 3. Some facts and figures
  12. Ch 4. Gaining a foothold: Australian cultural institutions in Italy
  13. Ch 5. Arthur Dale Trendall: A memoir
  14. PART 2: WRITERS
  15. Ch 6. More than a love affair: Australian writers and Italy
  16. Ch 7. A great tradition revisited
  17. Ch 8. Funghi, family and fables
  18. Ch 9. ‘Everything else in Italy’: A journalist in Rome
  19. PART 3: ARTISTS
  20. Ch 10. Australian artists in Italy: Residencies and residents
  21. Ch 11. Donald Friend: An Australian artist’s affair with Italy
  22. Ch 12. Drawing on Italian art
  23. Ch 13. Rinascimento through a contemporary lens
  24. PART 4: CONTEMPLATING ROME
  25. Ch 14. Australian clergy in Italy after Vatican II
  26. Ch 15. Rome: My two cities
  27. Ch 16. Rediscovering Rome
  28. Ch 17. ‘Unevenly buried’: A personal topography of Rome
  29. PART 5: ENCOUNTERING ITALY
  30. Ch 18. Elusive landscapes: Australians and the Italian garden
  31. Ch 19. Educational tourism – cultural landscapes
  32. Ch 20. Carrara: Landscape of stone
  33. Ch 21. Imagining and experiencing Italy in the 1980s and 1990s
  34. PART 6: AUSTRALIAN STUDIES IN ITALY
  35. Ch 22. Reflections and refractions: An Italian perspective on Australian Studies
  36. Ch 23. Australian cinema in Italy: Sguardi australiani
  37. Ch 24. Remembering Bernard Hickey
  38. PART 7: ITALIAN AUSTRALIANS RETURNING
  39. Ch 25. Italian Australians in Italy
  40. Ch 26. Washing faces, cleansing hearts: Who am I?
  41. Ch 27. The returned migrants: The Associazione Nazionale Emigrati ed ex Emigrati in Australia
  42. INDEX

Australians in Italy:
Contemporary Lives and Impressions

Edited by Bill Kent, Ros Pesman and Cynthia Troup

 

 

 

Published by Monash University Publishing

 

 

Contributors

Bill Kent is an Australian Professorial Fellow in the School of Historical Studies at Monash University, and was founding director of the Monash University Centre in Prato. He is a widely published specialist in the cultural and social history of late medieval and Renaissance Italy, especially Florence, and is general editor of the critical edition of Lorenzo de’ Medici’s letters. In 2004 he published Lorenzo de’ Medici and the Art of Magnificence (Johns Hopkins University Press).

Ros Pesman is Professor Emeritus in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry at the University of Sydney where she was formerly Challis Professor of History and Pro Vice-Chancellor for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. She is a former president of the Australian Historical Association and a former vice-president of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Her many publications include From Paesani to Global Italians. Veneto Migration to Australia (with Loretta Baldassar, University of Western Australia Press, 2005), and The Oxford Book of Australian Travel Writing (edited with David Walker and Richard White, OUP, 1996).

Cynthia Troup is a writer and academic editor; her publications include articles in Italian Studies and short fiction, as well as essays and interviews in the fields of contemporary art and music. A founding member of the arts company Aphids, Troup also writes for performance. She received an inaugural Australian Foundation for Studies in Italy award in 1995. She has taught in the School of Historical Studies and in the Faculty of Art and Design at Monash University, and at The University of Melbourne she works in Italian Studies.

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Loretta Baldassar

Bruce Bennett

Judith Blackall

Ian Britain

Lisa Clifford

Mark Coleridge

Cathy Crupi

Jane Drakard

Jo-Anne Duggan

J. R. Green

Euan Heng

Peter Howard

Bill Kent

Alison Leitch

Aldo Lorigiola

Brian Matthews

Desmond O’Grady

Antonio Pagliaro

Luisa Panichi

Lorenzo Perrona

Ros Pesman

Peter Porter

Camilla Russell

Rory Steele

Cynthia Troup

Silvana Tuccio

Chris Wood

Imprint and copyright information

© Copyright 2010

All rights reserved. Apart from any uses permitted by Australia’s Copyright Act 1968, no part of this book may be reproduced by any process without prior written permission from the copyright owners. Inquiries should be directed to the publisher.

First published 2008: Monash University ePress

Reprinted 2010: Monash University Publishing

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ISBN: 978-0-9803616-8-1 (pb)

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Print book design: Les Thomas

The cover image is from the project titled Beyond the Surface. Before the Museum #1, Origin: Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, 2000. C-type photograph, 150 x 100cm. © Jo-Anne Duggan

Contents

Contributors    (see above)

Imprint and copyright information    (see above)

Preface
by Amanda Vanstone

Presentazione
by Stefano Starace Janfolla

Acknowledgements
by Bill Kent, Ros Pesman and Cynthia Troup

Introduction
by Bill Kent, Ros Pesman and Cynthia Troup

Part one: Setting the scene

Chapter 1    Australians in Italy: The long view
by Ros Pesman

Chapter 2    Twentieth-century diplomatic and trade relations
by Rory Steele

Chapter 3    Some facts and figures
by Cathy Crupi

Chapter 4    Gaining a foothold: Australian cultural institutions in Italy
by Bill Kent

Chapter 5 (Vignette)     Arthur Dale Trendall: A memoir
J. R. Green

Part two: Writers

Chapter 6    More than a love affair: Australian writers and Italy
by Bruce Bennett

Chapter 7    A great tradition revisited
by Peter Porter

Chapter 8 (Vignette)     Funghi, family and fables
by Lisa Clifford

Chapter 9 (Vignette)     ‘Everything else in Italy’: A journalist in Rome
by Desmond O’Grady

Part three: Artists 107

Chapter 10    Australian artists in Italy: Residencies and residents
by Judith Blackall

Chapter 11    Donald Friend:
An Australian artist’s affair with Italy
by Ian Britain

Chapter 12 (Vignette)     Drawing on Italian art
by Euan Heng

Chapter 13 (Vignette)     Rinascimento  through a contemporary lens
by Jo-Anne Duggan

Part four: Contemplating Rome

Chapter 14    Australian clergy in Italy after Vatican II
by Peter Howard

Chapter 15 (Vignette)     Rome: My two cities
by Mark Coleridge

Chapter 16 (Vignette)     Rediscovering Rome
by Antonio Pagliaro

Chapter 17 (Vignette)     ‘Unevenly buried’: A personal topography of Rome
by Cynthia Troup

Part five: Encountering Italy

Chapter 18    Elusive landscapes: Australians and ‘the Italian garden’
by Jane Drakard

Chapter 19    Educational tourism – cultural landscapes
by Chris Wood

Chapter 20 (Vignette)     Carrara: Landscape of stone
by Alison Leitch

Chapter 21 (Vignette)     Imagining and experiencing Italy in the 1980s and 1990s
by Camilla Russell

Part six: Australian Studies in Italy

Chapter 22    Reflections and refractions: An Italian perspective on Australian Studies
by Lorenzo Perrona

Chapter 23    Australian cinema in Italy: Sguardi australiani
by Silvana Tuccio

Chapter 24 (Vignette)     Remembering Bernard Hickey
by Brian Matthews

Part seven: Italian Australians returning

Chapter 25    Italian Australians in Italy
by Loretta Baldassar

Chapter 26 (Vignette)     ‘Washing faces, cleansing hearts’: Who am I?
by Luisa Panichi

Chapter 27 (Vignette)     The returned migrants: The Associazione Nazionale Emigrati ed ex Emigrati in Australia
by Aldo Lorigiola

Index

Australians in Italy: Contemporary Lives and Impressions

   by Bill Kent [editor]; Ros Pesman [editor]; Cynthia Troup [editor]