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Italian Americans in the Third Millennium: Social Histories and Cultural Representations

Paolo A. Giordano, Anthony Julian Tamburri eds. 2009

 

Volume 39. 2006. Italian Americans in the Third Millennium: Social Histories and Cultural Representations. Paolo A. Giordano, Anthony Julian Tamburri eds. 2009. 215 pp. University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida. October 26-28, 2006.

 

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments (v)

Preface (vii)

 

Social Histories

Frank J. Cavaioli, Patterns of Italian Immigration to America (1)

 

Marilyn Ann Verna, Comparing Academic Climates in the Homes of Native Italians and Italian Americans (19)

Jim M. Wallace, Maria Montessori, Angelo Patri, and Leonard Covello: A Centenary Essay on The Survival of Educational Innovation (39)

 

Stefano Luconi, Is Italian-American History an Account of the Immigrant Experience with the Politics Left Out? Some Thoughts on the Political Historiography about Italian Americans (55)

Cultural Representations

 

Michele Fazio, Locating the Mother: Performing Italian American and Native American Rituals in Tender Warriors and Ghost Dance (75)

George De Stefano, A "Finook" in the Crew: Vito Spatafore, The Sopranos, and the Queering of the Mafia Genre (88)

 

Elisabetta Marino, Andalusian General: A Narrative across The Continents (105)

Theodora Patrona, A Woman's Voice in a Man's World: Psychoanalyzing Marguerite in Helen Barolini's Umbertina (111)

 

Emanuele Pettener, Ethnicity in John Fante's Works (128)

Marie A. Plasse, Old World Father vs. New World Daughter: Reading the Body as a Site of Family and Cultural Conflict in Josephine Gattuso Hendin's The Right Thing to Do (145)

 

JoAnne Ruvoli, The Absence of Memory: Unreliable Storytelling in Tender Warriors and Ghost Dance (160)

Ilaria Serra, Immigrant Lives Between Facts and Imagination: A Female Genealogy (177)

 

Chiara Mazzucchelli, Ragioniamo di Regioni: An Essay on the Importance of Focusing on the Regional Aspects of Italian/American Literature (193)

Index (211)