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Title:
In the name of the mother : Italian Americans, African Americans, and modernity from Booker T. Washington to Bruce Springsteen
Author:
Pardini, Samuele F. S., author.
Publication Information:
Hanover, New Hampshire : Dartmouth College Press, [2017]

©2017
Physical Description:
xiii, 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
"Examines the cultural relationship between African American intellectuals and Italian American writers and artists, and how it relates to American blackness in the twentieth century"--
Language:
English
Contents:
New world, old woman: or, modernity upside down -- Rochester, Sicily: the political economy of Italian American life and the encounter with blackness -- Structures of invisible blackness: racial difference, (homo)sexuality, and Italian American identity in African American literature during Jim Crow -- In the name of the father, the son, and the holy gun: modernity as gangster -- In the name of the mother: the other Italian American modernity -- The dago and the darky: staging subversion.
ISBN:
9781512600186

9781512600193
Format :
Book