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After Identity : Migration, Critique, Italian American Culture (Paperback) (Peter Carravetta)

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Literary Nonfiction. History. Italian American Studies. "Migration teaches that history changes, that values are never supra-historical, that what applied once in time (say: antiquity) or space (say: the home country), perhaps no longer applies, or would actually gain from being modified, from being brought up to date to confront problems that were unthought-of, unimaginable a generation, a century ago. Migrating on the other hand is the best image for an existence profoundly informed by change, transit, uncertainty, fear at times, but also freedom, dreams, excitement, fueling a need to discover... This condition which, beyond economic fears and personal hardships is marked by a profound inner rift, an unnarratable experience... but one which somehow must be told.

Again. And again"—from the Introduction
Number of Pages: 278
Genre: Literary Criticism, History
Series Title: Saggistica
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Small Pr Distribution
Author: Peter Carravetta
Language: English
Street Date: March 1, 2017
TCIN: 52974230
UPC: 9781599540726
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-2342
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