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

Dartmouth College Press



Contents

• Acknowledgments
• Introduction
• New World, Old Woman: Or, Modernity Upside Down
• Rochester, Sicily: The Political Economy of Italian American Life and the Encounter with Blackness
• Structures of Invisible Blackness: Racial Difference, (Homo)Sexuality, and Italian American Identity in African American Literature during Jim Crow
• In the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Gun: Modernity as the Gangster
• In the Name of the Mother: The Other Italian American Modernity
• The Dago and the Darky: Staging Subversion
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

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