Invisible Biculturalism: "Italian" Literature in the United States

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Thursday, 03/14/2019 - 6:30pm EST. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 4 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011-8604. On the occasion of the publication of: Un biculturalismo negato. La letteratura "italiana" negli Stati Uniti (2018, Franco Cesati Editore) by Anthony Julian Tamburri, Dean, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College, CUNY, the author in conversation with Peter Carravetta (SUNY Stony Brook).

Together with a theoretical introduction, this volume presents five examples of “Italian/American” fiction writers and poets who live overseas — in our case the United States — and are part of what some have called "Italian literature" of the Italian diaspora. The five writers are representative of this long tradition of writing in Italian in the United States. 

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