Daniela Bini is professor of Italian studies and comparative literature at the University of Texas, Austin.
Chapter 1: Maternity and Sexuality: Pirandello’s Constant Obsessions
Chapter 2: Pasolini’s Poetry: A Dialogue with the Mother
Chapter 3: Carlo Levi and the Great Mother
Chapter 4: Dino Buzzati: The Mother and the Witches
Chapter 5: Fellini, or Cinema as Woman
Chapter 6: Filming the Vitelloni