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Mediated ethnicity : new Italian-American cinema / edited by Giuliana Muscio [and others].

Publication:
New York : John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queen's College, City University of New York, ©2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 299 pages ; 26 cm.
Series:
Studies in Italian Americana ; 2.
Studies in Italian Americana ; 2
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Standardized Title:
Quei bravi ragazzi. English.
Other Title:
New Italian-American cinema
Subjects:
Italian Americans in the motion picture industry -- United States.
Motion pictures -- United States.
Italian Americans in motion pictures.
Italian Americans in the motion picture industry.
Motion pictures.
United States.
Summary:
"Contributing Authors: Emelise Aleandri, Giorgio Bertellini, Giuliana Bruno, Robert Casillo, George De Stefano, Emilio Franzina, Simona Frasca, Fred L. Gardaphé, Silvia Giagnoni, Anna Camaiti Hostert, Stefano Luconi, Anton Giulio Mancino, Giuliana Muscio, Emanuele Pettener, Veronica Pravadelli, Jacqueline Reich, John Paul Russo, Joseph Sciorra, Alessandra Senzani, Ilaria Serra, Anthony Julian Tamburri, Vito Zagarrio"--Pub. desc.
Contents:
Defining Italian-American culture: Italian prejudice against Italian Americans / Emilio Franzina ; Anti-Italian prejudice in the United States: beetween ethnic identity-American writers / Emanuele Pettener ; The gangster figure in American film and literature / Fred L. Gardanapé ; Italian-American immigrant theatre / Emelise Aleandri
Italian-American cinema: City views: the voyage of film images / Giuliana Bruno ; White passion: Italian New Yorker cinema and the temptations of pain / Giorgio Bertellini ; Four Italian American directors on the theme of their ethnicity: 1990-2007 / Robert Casillo ; Their voyage to Italy: new Hollywood film artists and the theme of Nostalgia / Vito Zagarrio ; Dir-actors cut / Anton Giulio Mancino ; Gender and ethnicity in Italian / American cinema: Nancy Savoca and Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno / Anna Camaiti Hoster ; Director's cut: Italian Americans filming Italian America / John Paul Russo ; Identity crises: race, sex and ethnicity in Italian-American cinema / George de Stefano ; The difficulty of gender in Italian-American culture: gender and ethnicity identity in True love, Little kings, and Puccini for beginners / Veronica Pravadelli ; Ain't nothing over 'til it's over: the boxing film, race, and the Rocky series / Jacqueline Reich ; Italian American cinema: between blood family and Bloody family / Ilaria Serra ; Sound from the Cradle: an image journey of the music of Italians in America in the 1900s / Simona Frasca ; Flesh and soul: food and religion in Italian-American cinema / Alessandra Senzani ; Italian-American briefs: re-visiting the short subject / Anthony Julian Tamburri ; Italian American DOC / Giuliana Muscio ; Tony, Ray, and the others: the Italian American on tv / Silvia Giagnoni ; An annotated list of contemporary Italian-American cinema / Antonio Valerio Spera.
Notes:
Originally published as Quei bravi ragazzi, ©2007 Marsilio Editori, Venice, Italy.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Albert E. Visk, W'28, Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Muscio, Giuliana.
Albert E. Visk, W'28, Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780970340368
0970340362
OCLC:
697599984