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Wild Dreams: The Best of Italian Americana

Carol Bonomo Albright and Joanna Clapps Herman

Abstract

For more than thirty years, the journal Italian Americana has been home to the writers who have sparked an extraordinary literary explosion in Italian-American culture. Across twenty-five volumes, its poets, memoirists, story-tellers, and other voices bridged generations to forge a body of expressive works that helped define an Italian-American imagination. This book offers the best from those pages: sixty-three pieces — fiction, memoir, poetry, story, and interview — that range widely in style and sentiment, tracing the arc of an immigrant culture's coming of age in America. What stories do I ... More

Keywords: Italian Americana, Italian-American culture, fiction, immigrant culture, memoir, Italian-American literature, poetry, story, interview

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780823229109
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823229109.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carol Bonomo Albright, editor

Joanna Clapps Herman, editor

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Introduction

Carol Bonomo Albright, and Joanna Clapps Herman

Ancestors

Prose

Carol Bonomo Albright, and Joanna Clapps Herman

Poetry

Carol Bonomo Albright, and Joanna Clapps Herman

The Sacred and Profane

Prose

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Poetry

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Love and Anger

Prose

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Poetry

Carol Bonomo Albright, and Joanna Clapps Herman

Birth and Death

Prose

Carol Bonomo Albright, and Joanna Clapps Herman

Poetry

Carol Bonomo Albright, and Joanna Clapps Herman

Art and Self

Poetry

Carol Bonomo Albright, and Joanna Clapps Herman

End Matter