Italian folk : vernacular culture in Italian-American lives / edited by Joseph Sciorra.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Sciorra, Joseph.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Fordham University Press, ©2011.
Series:Critical studies in Italian America.
Subjects:
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : Listening with an accent / Joseph Sciorra
  • "Sunday dinner? You had to be there!" The social significance of food in Italian Harlem, 1920-40 / Simone Cinotto
  • Cuscuszu in Detroit, July 18, 1993 : memory, conflict, and Bella figura during a Sicilian-American meal / John Allan Cicala
  • The Italian immigrant basement kitchen in North America / Lara Pascali
  • Creative responses to the Italian immigrant experience in California : Baldassare Forestiere's underground gardens and Simon Rodia's Watts Towers / Kenneth Scambray
  • Landscapes of order, landscapes of memory : Italian-American residential landscapes of the New York metropolitan region / Joseph J. Inguanti
  • Locating memory : longing, place, and autobiography in Vincenzo Ancona's Sicilian poetry / Joseph Sciorra
  • Valtaro musette : cross-cultural musical performance and repertoire among Northern Italians in New York / Marion S. Jacobson
  • Italians in public memory : pageantry, power, and imagining in the "Italian American" in Reading, Pennsylvania / Joan L. Saverino
  • Changing St. Gerard's clothes : an exercise in Italian-American Catholic devotion and material culture / Peter Savastano
  • Cursed flesh : faith healers, black magic and (re-membering) death in a central Italian town / Luisa Del Giudice
  • Imagining the Strega : folklore reclamation and the construction of Italian-American witchcraft / Sabina Magliocco.