A time capsule of a classic Italian American neighborhood, told in the voices of its inhabitants.
Offers a wider approach to Italian American culture, one that stresses both its material, urban components and the creativity of its formal literary codes.
Traces literary and social connections among three American women navigating the changing political landscape of 1860s and '70s Italy.
Offers a distinctive interpretation of The Godfather as a novel and film sequence.
Examines literary expressions of allyship between Italian America and other diasporic communities in modern and contemporary US fiction.
Offers a dialogue about the future of the nature of the human, technology, metaphysical foundations, globalization, and social and political oppression.
Studies the relationship between young Italian Americans and their Italian cultural and historical heritage.
Explores the links between language, cultural identity, and creativity through the works of Emanuel Carnevali, one of the first Italian American authors to attain literary recognition.
Biography of the early years of A. Bartlett Giamatti, who would become Yale University’s first non-Anglo-Saxon Protestant president and commissioner of Major League Baseball.
Examines the history of the Italian anarchist movement in New London, Connecticut.
Can a person born outside of Italy be considered Italian?
Uncovers an overlooked aspect of the Italian American experience.
Documents the arc of the Italian American immigrant experience on both sides of the Atlantic.
Makes the case for a distinctly Sicilian American literature.
A haunting story of the disintegration of an American and Italian family caught in Europe during World War II.
A funny, tragic, garlicky chronicle of growing up on the wrong side of the tracks in Central New York.
A transformative look at a popular instrument and a hidden chapter of American history.
Tracks the influence of Italian cinema on American film from the postwar period to the present.
A 1960s Bronx tomboy learns how to survive her brutal but humorous Italian family and all the rest that life throws her. The harder you hit the pavement, the higher you fly.
Documents the rich history of Italian American working women in Connecticut, including the crucial role they played in union organizing.
Food-based reflections on Italian food, American culture, and globalization.
Stories of small-town life on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
A tribute to the Italian American family and its trying bonds of love.
A selection of lithographs, etchings, woodcuts, and drawings by Robert Cimbalo.
An American adventure in the Antonioni vein—visually rich and emotionally mysterious.
A biography of one of America’s neglected grand masters.
A guided tour of the cuisine, culture, and rich culinary history of the Campania region of Italy.
A has-been American filmmaker encounters love, cruelty, and death in Italy.
Examines the liberating power of speech and its influence on generations of Italian American writers.
A comprehensive cultural and historical portrait of Italian American identities in Boston’s North End.
A compelling social history of a vibrant immigrant community, told through interviews and photographs.
Examines the forces that have shaped Italian American writing, from the novels of John Fante to the musings of Tony Soprano.
A comprehensive look at a classic work of popular fiction and its hold on the American imagination.
Examines the transformations of Italian American ethnic identity in twentieth-century Philadelphia.
An unusual, deft, often piercing meditation on storytelling, ethnicity, and the Italian/American experience.
Presents a multi-layered social history of a soldier and his Italian American family during World War II.