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Transnational Patriotism in the Mediterranean, 1800-1850Stammering the Nation$
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Konstantina Zanou

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780198788706

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198788706.001.0001

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A Life in Absence

A Life in Absence

Mario Pieri

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(p.121) 8 A Life in Absence
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Transnational Patriotism in the Mediterranean, 1800-1850
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Konstantina Zanou

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198788706.003.0011

Chapter 8 tells the story of Mario Pieri (1776–1852) and of certain other Ionian and Greco-Italian diaspora intellectuals with whom he was connected. Drawing both from his unpublished diary and his published autobiography, and by following Pieri’s steps from Russian-controlled Corfu to Napoleonic and Habsburg Padua, Treviso, and Venice, and from there to Restoration Florence and back to British-controlled Corfu, it explores the way this ex-Venetian subject and transnational patriot came to see himself as a diaspora Greek through his involvement in Italian, and more specifically Tuscan philhellenism. The chapter thus hopes to tell something about the perceptions of the war from a position far removed from the theatre of battle, as well as of the impact that the Greek revolution and the European philhellenisms had on the peoples of the ‘Greek diasporas’, reshaping even the very meaning of this notion.

Keywords:   Mario Pieri, autobiographical writing, Vittorio Alfieri, diaspora, Tuscan philhellenism, 1820s liberal revolutions, Antologia, Maria Petrettini, Angelica Palli, Constantine Polychroniades

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