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The Italian American Intellectual

Why is it that Italian America is better known for its wise-guys then for its wise men and women? In 1927, after the United States had severely...

The Italian-American Writers Experience

Whatever I have learned about Italian American literature was on my own; no teacher suggested I read what I have read, and what I have learned has...

Tradition and the Individual Italian American:The Importance of Italian American Writing

As a community, Italian Americans are just beginning to understand the value of the written word. For years publishers have been saying that the...

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