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In the Name of the Mother Italian Americans, African Americans, and Modernity from Booker T. Washington to Bruce Springsteen

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ISBN-10: 1512600199

ISBN-13: 9781512600193

Edition: 2017

Authors: Samuele F. S. Pardini

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In the Name of the Mother 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. Samuele Pardini links African American literature to the Mediterranean tradition of the Italian immigrants and examines both against the white intellectual discourse that defines modernism in the West. This previously unexamined encounter offers a hybrid, transnational model of modernity capable of producing democratic forms of aesthetics, social consciousness, and political economy. This volume emphasizes the racial "in-betweenness" of Italian Americans rearticulated as "invisible…    
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Dartmouth College
Publication date: 1/3/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 0.63" wide x 0.93" long x 0.08" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English