Italian American Review Winter 2011 Volume 1 Number 1

Italian American Review
Winter 2011 Volume 1 Number 1

Introduction: Ricorso and Rinascita in the Twenty-First Century, by Joseph Sciorra

ARTICLES
Bellas and Fellas in Cyberspace: Mobilizing Italian Ethnicity for Online Youth Culture, by Donald Tricarico

“I Just Want to Sing Your Name”: Woody Guthrie’s Struggles with Ballads of Sacco & Vanzetti, by Joseph P. Cosco

Artist on Loan: Tommaso Juglaris and the Italian Immigrant Experience in America’s Late Gilded Age, by Geoffrey G. Drutchas

BOOK REVIEWS
White Ethnic New York: Jews, Catholics, and the Shaping of Postwar Politics (Joshua M. Zeitz), by Maria C. Lizzi

The First Family: Terror, Extortion, Revenge, Murder, and the Birth of the American Mafia (Mike Dash)
The Black Hand: Terror by Letter in Chicago (Robert M. Lombardo)
History of the Mafia (Salvatore Lupo)
by Peter Schneider

The Value of Worthless Lives: Writing Italian American Immigrant Autobiographies (Ilaria Serra), by Susanna Scarparo

The Day Wall Street Exploded: A Story of America in Its First Age of Terrorism (Beverly Gage), by Fraser Ottanelli

Gangster Priest: The Italian American Cinema of Martin Scorsese (Robert Casillo), by Dana Renga

Mafia and Outlaw Stories from Italian Life and Literature (Robin Pickering-Iazzi, trans.), by Gina M. Miele

FILM REVIEWS
Hand of God (Joe Cultrera, Laura Corwin, and Hugh Walsh), by David M. Bossman

Sacco and Vanzetti (Peter Miller), by Marcella Bencivenni

Merica (Federico Ferrone, Michele Manzolini, and Francesco Ragazzi), by Teresa Fiore

Ricordati di noi! (Paul Tana), by Roberto Perin

If Stone Could Speak /Se la pietra sapesse parlare (Randy Croce), by Tad Tuleja

Closing Time: Storia di un negozio (Veronica Diaferia), by Julia Grella O'Connell