Satire and the present

Literature professor Pierpaolo Peroni explains how, from his point of view, satire has nowadays lost much of its potency in the age of immediacy.

Storyteller: Pierpaolo Peroni

Date of Story: 2000-present
Location of Story: Perugia, Italy
Location: Perugia, Italy
Date: 13 April, 2016

This post is part of a collaboration with author Davide Rubini to collect the stories of Italy in the aftermath of the “Bribesville” (Tangentopoli) scandals of the 1990s. Find out more about Rubini’s new novel,  il fischio finale (The Final Blow).