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Title Mafia and outlaw stories from Italian life and literature / translations and introduction by Robin Pickering-Iazzi
Published Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 180 pages)
Series Toronto Italian studies
Toronto Italian studies.
Contents Introduction: Not the Sopranos-- viewing the Mafia and outlaws through Italian eyes -- The Gold key / Giovanni Verga -- An episode of brigandage (1855) / Carolina Invernizio -- The blessed Paulists (1909-10) / Luigi Natoli (William Galt) -- Testagrossa agrees (1911) / Giuseppe Ernesto Nuccio -- The hired killer (1928) / Grazia Deledda -- The carob tree (1993) / Maria Occhipinti -- Montelepre (1955) / Anna Maria Ortese -- Searching for Palermo (1990) / Amelia Crisantino -- The truvatura (1992) / Silvana La Spina -- The Mafia at my back (1991) / Livia De Stefani -- Testimonies: Maria Saladino, Felicia Impastato, Letizia Battaglia, Rita Atria
Summary <Em>Mafia and Outlaw Stories from Italian Life and Literature</em> takes a unique and intriguing approach to the subject of the Mafia, and offers informed judgements about its historical impact on Italian society and culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-180)
Notes Print version record
Subject Crime in popular culture -- Italy.
Italian fiction -- 19th century -- Translations into English.
Italian fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Mafia in literature.
Mafia -- Italy -- History.
Outlaws in literature.
Women and the mafia -- Italy.
Women -- Italy -- Biography.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Form Electronic book
Author Pickering-Iazzi, Robin.
ISBN 1442685611 (electronic bk.)
9781442685611 (electronic bk.)