Chapter 12. Italian American Literature and Culture

  1. Josephine G. Hendin
  1. Fred L. Gardaphé

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756430.ch12

A Concise Companion to Postwar American Literature and Culture

A Concise Companion to Postwar American Literature and Culture

How to Cite

Gardaphé, F. L. (2004) Italian American Literature and Culture, in A Concise Companion to Postwar American Literature and Culture (ed J. G. Hendin), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756430.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631207092

Online ISBN: 9780470756430

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Keywords:

  • Italian American literature;
  • culture;
  • world war II;
  • journalism;
  • fascism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Italians and the Mericans: Becoming American

  • Being Americans: Assimilation and (Un)American Activities

  • Mythologies of Italian America: From Little Italys to Suburbs

  • Turn-of-a-New-Century: An Italian American Renaissance