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Italian Americans Celebrate Life: The Arts and Popular Culture

Paola A. Sensi Isolani and Anthony Julian Tamburri, eds. 1990.

22. 1989. Italian Americans Celebrate Life: The Arts and Popular Culture. Paola A. Sensi Isolani and Anthony Julian Tamburri, eds. 1990. 180 pp. Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, California. November 9-11, 1989.

 

Table of Contents

The President’s Message … p. i
Introduction … p. 1

Literature
Viscusi, Robert. Breaking the Silence: Strategic Imperatives for Italian American Culture … p. 7

Gardaphe, Fred L. Autobiography as Piecework: The Writings of Helen Barolini … p. 19

Tamburri, Anthony Julian. Helen Barolini’s Umbertina: The Gender/Ethnic Dilemma … p. 29

Film
Vitti, Antonio. The Influence of Hollywood on DeSanctis’ Earth Trilogy … p. 47

Lawton, Ben. America Through Italian/American Eyes: Dream of Nightmare … p. 59

Art
Bradley, Carol. Toward a Celebration: The Columbus Monument in New York … p. 81

Sensi Isolani, Paola A. Italian Image Makers in France, England, and the United States … p. 95

Music
Zucchi, John. New Yorkers and Italian Child Street Musicians in the 1870s … p. 117

Volpelletto Nakamura, Julia. The Italian American Contribution to Jazz … p. 141

Popular Culture
Corrado Pope, Barbara. The Origins of Southern Italian Good Friday Processions … p. 155

Moore, Jack B. Understanding Joe DiMaggio as an Italian American Hero … p. 169

Contributors … p. 179

Cover: Design and Graphics by Alessandro Isolani