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Pier Paolo Pasolini: Performing Authorship

Gian Maria Annovi

Abstract

Before his mysterious murder in 1975, Pier Paolo Pasolini had become famous—and infamous—not only for his groundbreaking films and literary works but also for his homosexuality and criticism of capitalism, colonialism, and Western materialism. In Pier Paolo Pasolini: Performing Authorship, Gian Maria Annovi revisits Pasolini's oeuvre to examine the author's performance as a way of assuming an antagonistic stance toward forms of artistic, social, and cultural oppression. Annovi connects Pasolini's notion of authorship to contemporary radical artistic practices and today's multimedia authorship. ... More

Keywords: Authorship, Performance, Cinema, Theater, Self-portrait, Self-projection, Celebrity, Voice, Queer, Pasolini

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780231180306
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231180306.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gian Maria Annovi, author
University of Southern California