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New Italian migrations to the United States. Volume 2, Art and culture since 1945  Cover Image E-book E-book

New Italian migrations to the United States Volume 2 Art and culture since 1945

Ruberto, Laura E., (editor.). Sciorra, Joseph, (editor.). Tamburri, Anthony Julian, (writer of afterword.).

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  • OCLC: on1011196184
  • ISBN: 0252099990
  • ISBN: 9780252099991
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
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  • Published: Urbana, Illinois :University of Illinois Press,[2017]
  • Publisher: Urbana, Illinois : University of Illinois Press, [2017]

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Rebooting Italian America -- 1 â#x80;#x9C;Donâ#x80;#x99;t Forget You Have Relatives Hereâ#x80;#x9D;: Transnational Intimacy and Acoustic Communities of WOV-AMâ#x80;#x99;s La Grande Famiglia -- 2 â#x80;#x9C;Hot-Blooded Eye-talianâ#x80;#x9D; Women: The Lascivious and Desperate Postâ#x80;#x93;World War II Italian Immigrant in U.S. Cinema -- 3 A Moralizing Landscape as Scenography: Silvio Barileâ#x80;#x99;s â#x80;#x9C;Italian American Historical Artistic Museumâ#x80;#x9D; -- 4 Performing in the Italian American â#x80;#x9C;Translation Zoneâ#x80;#x9D;: Alessandra Belloniâ#x80;#x99;s Tarantella
5 Immigrant Tastemakers: Italian Cookbook Writers and the Transnational Formation of Taste in Postindustrial America (1973â#x80;#x93;2000)6 Migration Italian Style: Charting the Contemporary U.S.-Bound Exodus (1990â#x80;#x93;2013) -- Afterword: Rethinking Labels: The â#x80;#x9C;Italianâ#x80;#x9D; Writer as Exemplar, or Distinct Categories as Quixotic -- Contributors
Summary: "This project, edited by Joseph Sciorra and Laura Ruberto, reevaluates the political, social, and cultural significance of Italian emigration to the U.S. since World War II. Particular areas of focus are community (urban and suburban) development, politics and economics, transnationalism, the media, group identity, and expressive culture. Contributors provide critical interventions on the relationships new immigrants created with established Italian American communities, including both the primarily working class migrants in the immediate postwar period and the new professional class of migrants who began to arrive in the 1970s. The volume also assesses more generally how ongoing European migration is related to postmodern notions of white ethnicity, thus advancing conversations about the complex understanding of U.S. white ethnicity as multivalent, unstable, and at times contradictory, rather than as a fixed historical process that leads to white privilege and ethnic assimilation"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Italian Americans -- History -- 20th century
Immigrants -- United States -- History -- 20th century
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century
Italy -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century
United States -- History -- 1945-

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