Speaking Truth to Power from Medieval to Modern Italy

Co-edited by Jo Ann Cavallo and Carlo Lottieri. Annali d’italianistica 34 (2016). 

Twenty essays on literary and historical texts, from medieval to modern Italy, in which authors or characters challenge the established power of the state at the risk of their livelihood or their very lives. Includes essays by recent Italian Department Ph.D.s Karina F. Attar, Steven Baker, Zane D.R. Mackin,  and Valentina Nocentini.