Contents Acknowledgments Introduction: Opening Credits
1. The Clock in the Factory
2. Clocking Out
3. Milan, circa 1962
4. "E sempre fattorino"
5. Push-Button Jukebox
6. Hand on Calculator
7. Marriage on the Installment Plan
8. Dance Hall and Movie Theater
9. Night School
10. Milan Beach
11. Shifts Notes Filmography Bibliography
Karen Pinkus is professor of Italian and comparative literature at Cornell University. Among her books are Bodily Regimes: Italian Advertising under Fascism, The Montesi Scandal: The Death of Wilma Montesi and the Birth of the Paparazzi in Fellini's Rome, and Fuel: A Speculative Dictionary (Minnesota, 2016). She is editor of diacritics.