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Dr Catherine O'Rawe

Dr Catherine O'Rawe

Dr Catherine O'Rawe
BA(Oxon), MA(Tor), PhD(Cantab)

Reader in Modern Italian Culture

19 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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+44 (0) 117 331 6760

Summary

Her principal research interest lies in Italian cinema. She is the author of Stars and Masculinities in Contemporary Italian Cinema (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), co-author (with Jacqueline Reich) of Divi: la mascolinita' nel cinema italiano (Donzelli, 2015), and of articles and chapters on contemporary and post-war Italian cinema.

She is currently co-investigator on the AHRC-funded research project, 'In Search of Italian Cinema Audiences'. http://italiancinemaaudiences.org/. Her interest in post-war Italian cinema, and on the cultural and aesthetic exchange between Hollywood and European cinema has also given rise to a successful interdisciplinary and collaborative research project on the transmission of the figure of the femme fatale, which resulted in a co-edited book The Femme Fatale: Images, Histories, Contexts in 2010. 

Biography

Catherine O’Rawe graduated from Oxford with a BA in English and Italian. She completed an MA in Italian at the University of Toronto, and a PhD at Cambridge on the narrative of Luigi Pirandello. She was previously Lecturer in Italian at the Universities of Exeter and Leeds.

 

 

Teaching

Italian Cinema: Genre and Social Change

Screening the Past: Representing History in Contemporary Italian Cinema

World Cinemas: from National to Transnational

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Department of Italian

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Recent publications

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