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Tiranni, eroi e burocrati

Between. 2015;5(10) DOI 10.13125/2039-6597/1807


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Journal Title: Between

ISSN: 2039-6597 (Online)

Publisher: Università degli Studi di Cagliari

Society/Institution: Compalit Associazone italiana di di Teoria e Storia Comparata della Letteratura

LCC Subject Category: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation | Language and Literature: Philology. Linguistics: Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar: Translating and interpreting

Country of publisher: Italy

Language of fulltext: French, Italian, English

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Marina Polacco (Università dell'Aquila)


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Time From Submission to Publication: 20 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

Since the 19th century, the literary representations of school have been founded on two different perspective: school has been portrayed either as a tyrannical, oppressive institution, or as a means of personal and social redemption and growth. The same alternative applies also to the representation of the teacher, and of her/his relationship with the students: either a merciless war, or a splendid opportunity of mutual enrichment. This dialectic is outlined through a series of exemplary literary works, from Edmondo De Amicis’s Romanzo di un maestro to Sandro Onofri’s Registro di classe.