A time capsule of a classic Italian American neighborhood, told in the voices of its inhabitants.
Delves into the meaning of stories, their tellers, and those who experience them.
Examines the liberating power of speech and its influence on generations of Italian American writers.
Critical edition of three women’s oral slave narratives.
Over one hundred voices recall, chronicle, and celebrate the Brooklyn of legend.
More than one hundred voices recall the "Borscht Belt" in its heyday.
In their own words, the stories of the men and women who are the planners, architects, community organizers--the hidden builders--of the modern state of Israel.
Does a Bodhisattva's initial direct cognition of emptiness differ from subsequent ones? Can one "improve" a nondualistic understanding of the unconditioned and, if so, what role might subtle states of ...
Portelli offers a new and challenging approach to oral history, with an interdisciplinary and multicultural perspective. Examining cultural conflict and communication between social groups and classes ...