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Representações sobre raça, gênero e “deficiência” no Festival da Canção Italiana de Sanremo

Abstract : My research topic is Sanremo Music Festival, the main Italian Song Festival and one of the main media annual events in Italy, usually occurring in February. Sanremo acts as a social bond, similarly to football games, in that it creates a narrative within the Italian society that "watches over and punishes" those who end up staying out of it. Through a scopic regime (PERERA, 2014), which enters Italian houses, novel implications of a fictitious Italian identity are reproduced every year. In this work, I try to discuss the relations between the Festival of Sanremo and this Italianness, and the ways in which peripheral subjects begin to emerge sporadically in the context of the national normativity of the Festival. In order to do this, I will examine a limited number of case studies, such as the contributions of Cecile, Rocco Hunt, Aleandro Baldi, Andrea Bocelli and Annalisa Minetti between 1992 and 2016. I will examine a heterogeneous corpus of print online, textual, aural and audiovisual sources. Among the various critical works used, consulted and/or confronted during the work, I drw upon the work of Facci and Soddu (2014), Facci (2014), Fabbri and Plastino (2014), Agostini (2014), Perna (2014), Giuliani (2016), Petrovich Njegosh (2014) and Proglio (2016). My critical approach advances the work of these authors, highlighting the communication and interpenetration between issues of gender, race and disability, and the ways in which they end up being treated pretty much in the same way during the Festival. How are these issues silenced and sporadically highlighted in the context of the Festival? What are the trajectories of the subjects involved and what critical inferences can we advance by virtue of these trajectories? In terms of theoretical reference, I will use authors like Stuart Hall (2003), Homi Bhabha (1998), Gloria Anzaldúa (1987), John Dickie (1994), Gabriella Gribaudi (1997, 2005) Joseph Pugliese (2002) among others. In the first chapter, with a subjective approach, I will try to discuss the relations between the Festival of Sanremo and Italianity, through signifiers such as "Italian" and "Popular." In the second chapter, I will focus on the representations of race and gender, bringing the case studies of Cecile and Rocco Hunt. Finally, in the third chapter, after a brief critical contextualisation of the concept of "disability", I will analyze the trajectories of three blind singers, in the case of Aleandro Baldi, Andrea Bocelli and Annalisa Minetti, during four editions of the Festival in the 1990s.
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Teresa Di Somma. Representações sobre raça, gênero e “deficiência” no Festival da Canção Italiana de Sanremo. Musicology and performing arts. Universidade Federal do Acre, 2019. Portuguese. ⟨NNT : ⟩. ⟨tel-03060409⟩



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