Converting A Nation: A Modern Inquisition and the Unification of Italy by A. LangConverting A Nation: A Modern Inquisition and the Unification of Italy by A. Lang

Converting A Nation: A Modern Inquisition and the Unification of Italy

byA. Lang

Hardcover | November 17, 2008

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Examining a variety of newspapers, novels, and Inquisition trials, Lang demonstrates how the accounts of conversion to the Catholic Church provide an unusual political opinion with serious ramifications in the shaping of national Italian identity during unification.
ARIELLA LANG is Lecturer in Italian and Comparative Literature, Barnard College, USA.
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Title:Converting A Nation: A Modern Inquisition and the Unification of ItalyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:247 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.71 inPublished:November 17, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230606725

ISBN - 13:9780230606722

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Table of Contents

Introduction PART I: TRIALS Reading Between the Lines: Inquisition Texts and Catholic Conquests Re-writing the Jew in Restoration Italy: The Stories of Salvatore Tivoli and Samuelle Cavalieri PART II: NOVELS Proselytization as Nationalist Project: Alessandro Manzoni the Convert(er) Conversion and National Identity: A Reading of Bresciani's L'Ebreo di Verona PART III: THE CATHOLIC PRESS Private Letters, Public Stories: From the De Joux Conversion(s) to the Mortara Affair