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In the name of the mother, Italian Americans, African Americans, and modernity from Booker T. Washington to Bruce Springsteen, Samuele F. S. Pardini

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In the name of the mother, Italian Americans, African Americans, and modernity from Booker T. Washington to Bruce Springsteen, Samuele F. S. Pardini
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
resource.biographical
contains biographical information
Illustrations
illustrationsmaps
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
In the name of the mother
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
945648885
Responsibility statement
Samuele F. S. Pardini
Series statement
Re-mapping the transnational, a Dartmouth series in American studies
Sub title
Italian Americans, African Americans, and modernity from Booker T. Washington to Bruce Springsteen
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"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of 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
resource.variantTitle
Italian Americans, African Americans, and modernity from Booker T. Washington to Bruce Springsteen
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