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Poets of the Italian Diaspora

Poets of the Italian Diaspora
Edited by Luigi Bonaffini, and Joseph Perricone
Poets of the Italian Diaspora is a bilingual anthology of the work of more than 70 Italian expatriate poets, for the most part unknown outside the regions in which they live. Their work has been translated by a team of experienced and renowned translators, and each region and poet are prefaced with a critical introduction by an expert scholar.

Personal Effects

Personal Effects
Edited by Nancy Caronia, and Edvige Giunta
"With equal parts scholarship and creativity, Personal Effects penetrates the diversity and importance of DeSalvo's body of work. These thoughtful, disquieting, and insightful essays perfectly mirror the very essence of this vital American author."--Domenica Ruta, author of With or Without You

Making Italian America

Making Italian America
Edited by Simone Cinotto
A fascinating exploration of consumer culture in Italian American history and life, the role of consumption in the production of ethnic identities, and the commodification of cultural difference.

Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts

Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts
Edited by Luisa Del Giudice
A multi-faceted exploration of Sabato Rodia’s Watts Towers provides an insightful, panoramic study of the man, his monuments, and their cultural/social/physical environments.


The Literature of the Great Migration, 1880-1943
Edited by Francesco Durante
General Editor of the American Edition: Robert Viscusi
Translations Editor: Anthony Julian Tamburri
Bibliographic Editor: James J. Periconi

". . . [A] kaleidoscopic, thousand-page anthology of memoirs, poetry, political commentary and newspaper excerpts . . ."

-Sam Roberts, The New York Times


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