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American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Carol Bonomo Albright and Christine Palamidessi Moore


With writings that span more than thirty-five years, this book is a collection of essays that fleshes out the realities of today's Italian-American women and explores the myriad ways they continue to add to the American experience. The status of modern Italian-American women in the United States is noteworthy: their quiet and continued growth into respected positions in the professional worlds of law and medicine surpasses the success achieved in that of the general population — so too does their educational attainment and income. Contributions include Donna Gabaccia on the oral-to-written his ... More

Keywords: Italian American women, American experience, Jewish-Italian, gender, ethnicity, immigrant, success, entrepreneurship

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Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780823231751
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carol Bonomo Albright, editor

Christine Palamidessi Moore, editor

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Introduction: Carol Bonomo Albright and Christine Palamidessi Moore

Carol Bonomo Jennngs, and Christine Palamidessi Moore

Education, Work, and Home Life

Italian-Jewish Intermarriage the Italian-American Spouse

William Egelman, William Gratzer, and Michael D'angelo 2005

A Taste of Memories

Catherine Tripalin Murray 1998


The Novels of Mari Tomasi

Alfred F. Rosa 1975

Lucy Mancinithe: New Woman

Paul Levitt 2009

Mary Di Michele's Elegies

Nathalie Cooke 1991

Interview With Sandra (Mortola) Gilbert

Christina Bevilacqua 1992

Art, Music, and Film

Nancy Savoca: An Appreciation

Jacqueline Reich 1995

Studies About Italian-American Women

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