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Italian Interviews: Travelling Through the Labyrinth

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Abstract

The Euroscepticism of Berlusconi’s Forza Italia and the Europhobic, secessionist Northern League is discussed. But now there is a new brand of Italian Euroscepticism, engendered in Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement. The interviews serve to help understand how Eurosceptic Italy, Italian politics and indeed its press have actually become in recent years. Travelling through this labyrinth is key to offering these last layers of context, before the analysis of the language used in Il Giornale later in this book.

Keywords

Germanisation Brexit Islanders (Britain) Prejudice in favour Instinctively favourable Euro Lotizazzione Europe critical 

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  1. 1.University of BedfordshireLutonUK

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