Multicultural Literature in Contemporary Italy

Multicultural Literature in Contemporary Italy

by Marie Orton
     
 

This volume is intended as complementary to Mediterranean Crossroads: Migration Literature in Italy that traced the changes in literature written by migrants in Italy from 1990 to the end of that decade. The short stories and excerpts from novels included in that volume concentrated on very specific themes such as exile, displacement, cultural fragmentation,

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Overview

This volume is intended as complementary to Mediterranean Crossroads: Migration Literature in Italy that traced the changes in literature written by migrants in Italy from 1990 to the end of that decade. The short stories and excerpts from novels included in that volume concentrated on very specific themes such as exile, displacement, cultural fragmentation, otherness, racism, and other concerns that are characteristic of the writings of a first generation migrants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781611473773
Publisher:
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication date:
08/01/2007
Series:
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Series in Italian Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
204
Sales rank:
1,490,523
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     7
Introduction   Marie Orton   Graziella Parati     11
"Return"   Fatima Ahmed     28
"Give Me Back My Coat"   Adrian N. Bravi     38
"Light Beer and Peanuts"   Viola Chandra     45
"The B-Line"   Christiana de Caldas Brito     54
"The Beggar"   Christiana de Caldas Brito     56
"Salvation"   Amor Dekhis     65
"Rometta and Giulieo"   Jadelin Mabiala Gangbo     76
"The Village Telephone"   Gabriella Ghermandi     84
"Home... sickness"   Kossi Komla-Ebri     91
"Crossroads Identity"   Kossi Komla-Ebri     99
"Leaving with No Return"   Ron Kubati     108
"M"   Ron Kubati     114
"The Pilgrimage of the Voice"   Tahar Lamri     119
"You Wicked Wooden Eyes, What Are You Looking At?"   Tahar Lamri     131
"Elevenzerothreetwothousandfour"   Tahar Lamri     133
"Undertow"   Imed Mehadheb     136
"Shipwreck"   Martha Elvira Patino     148
"Vendettas"   CarmeloQuijada     156
"Back Alleys"   Carmelo Quijada     161
"Faduma & Barni (April, 2003)"   Igiaba Scego     164
"Elsewhere"   Barbara Serdakowski     175
"Ravi's Wedding"   Lily-Amber Laila Wadia     183
"The Egyptian Lover"   Yousef Wakkas     197
Notes on Contributors     201

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