Republican Ideals in the Selected Literary Works of Italian-American Joseph Rocchietti, 1835-1845

Republican Ideals in the Selected Literary Works of Italian-American Joseph Rocchietti, 1835-1845

by Carol Bonomo Albright, Elvira G. Di Fabio
     
 
The earliest known Italian American novel, Joseph Rocchietti's Lorenzo and Oonalaska, first published in 1835, is reprinted here for the first time, along with Rocchietti's essay, "Why a National Literature Cannot Flourish in the United States of North America." Albright (Italian-American studies, Harvard University Extension School) and Di Fabio (Italian language and

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The earliest known Italian American novel, Joseph Rocchietti's Lorenzo and Oonalaska, first published in 1835, is reprinted here for the first time, along with Rocchietti's essay, "Why a National Literature Cannot Flourish in the United States of North America." Albright (Italian-American studies, Harvard University Extension School) and Di Fabio (Italian language and culture, Harvard University) place his works in historical and literary context, and in the context of Italian-American studies. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773464186
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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