Matilde Serao, Flavia Steno and Stefania Türr: Three Italian women journalists narrate the First World War

Matilde Serao, Flavia Steno and Stefania Türr were prominent figures of Italian journalism who narrated the First World War from the female perspective. The conflict that devastated Europe also became a pretext for talking about the role of women during the war and the obstacles they faced in early twentieth-century Italy …

Stefania Türr’s patriotic lens: „La Madre Italiana“, „Alle trincee d’Italia“, and „I soldati d’Italia“

In 1917, the Italian journalist and writer Stefania Türr visited the Italian front as a war correspondent for „La Madre Italiana“, a monthly journal founded by her in 1916. She published two books about her war experience: „Alle Trincee d’Italia“ (1917), and „I soldati d’Italia“. A patriotic and interventionist vein is the lens through which she describes the war and life in the trenches …

Research

Women War Reporters of the First World War The German-Jewish Press and the First World War The International Press and German Antisemitism during the Weimar Republic, 1918-1933 The PRESSA, International Press Exhibition in Cologne 1928 British propaganda directed at Nazi Germany, 1938-1945