Ancient Memories, Modern Identities: Italian Roots in Contemporary Canadian Authors

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Guernica Editions, 1999 - Social Science - 188 pages
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Ancient Memories, Modern Identities stands for pagan, peasant memories in a post-modern, urban North America. Second and third generation authors, young by adoption but old in their vision, express the phenomenon of migration as both physical displacement and indelible memory.
 

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Contents

Translators Note
7
Origins and Historiography
13
The Formation of a Little Italy in Montreal
24
The Origins of Italian Canadian Literature
53
Mario Dulianis La ville sans femmes
64
Giose RimanellisBigliettodi Terza
74
PielroCorsisLaGiobba
80
Ermanno La Riccias Short Stories
87
Fulvio Caccias Aknos
107
DinoMinnis Other Selves
115
Poetry and Prose
127
LisaCarducciseoropes
142
Nino Riccis Lives of the Saints and After
152
The Films of Paul Tana
163
A Conversation
172
Notes
183

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