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The Voices We Carry: Recent Italian American Women's Fiction (Picas)

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The collection of women's fiction captures the voice and culture of Italian American ethnicity and the themes that surround it--from mother and daughter relations to common family rituals and celebrations. With a desire to reinvent the meanings associated with ethnicity in order to reestablish ties to the home country of Italy, this compilation presents pieces that allow women to develop new and strong positions within both American and Italian cultures. Adria Bernardi, Mary Bush, Rachel Guido DeVries, and Lynn Vannucci are just some of the many female, Italian American voices included in this poignant collection.

About the Author

Mary Jo Bona is the author of Claiming a Tradition: Italian American Women Writers and an associate professor of Italian American studies and English at Stony Brook University. She lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781550710991
Author:
Bona, Mary Jo
Publisher:
Guernica Editions
Editor:
Bona, Mary Jo
Author:
Bona, Mary Jo
Location:
Toronto
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Italian americans
Subject:
Short stories, American
Subject:
American fiction
Subject:
American fiction -- 20th century.
Subject:
Short stories, American -- Women authors.
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Edition Number:
2nd ed.
Series:
Picas series ;
Series Volume:
15
Publication Date:
20070331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
342
Dimensions:
6.86x4.49x.96 in. .48 lbs.

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