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Name Dr Catherine O'Rawe
Job title Reader in Modern Italian Culture
Department Department of Italian University of Bristol
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Qualifications BA(Oxon), MA(Tor), PhD(Cantab)
Professional details
Keywords Italian film
Hollywood
post-war
contemporary
male stars
femme fatale
Areas of expertise My principal research area is Italian cinema, focusing in particular on the relations between neo-realist cinema (and Italian film culture more generally) and Hollywood, and on the question of gender and neo-realism. I am currently working on a monograph on the dialogue between Italian cinema and Hollywood. I also have interests in gender and film stardom, particularly in the figure of the cinematic femme fatale, on which I am co-editing a book. I also work on male stars in contemporary Italian cinema.
Languages (other than English)
Italian spoken