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The Island in Writing and Celluloid

To determinate one’s position means to know where one stands through the use of maps and town plans, but can also indicate a stronger emotional involvement, can refer to a far deeper knowledge of the territory, history, culture and traditions of a particulr place. It means recognizing the changing landscapes, reading the present and the past, reconstructing History from histories of different people. The genius loci, the spirit of a place, can be discovered through a detailed study of the archetypes and myths of a region, the words, pictures and sounds which have belonged to it for centuries.

Sicily is a land of timeless literary and cinematographic inspiration. Here is a short list of novels and movies inspired by Sicilian landscapes and culture, which will surely enrich your library and video library with Sicilian hues.

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