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Author Bertellini, Giorgio, 1967-

Title Italy in early American cinema : race, landscape, and the picturesque / Giorgio Bertellini.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    791.43 BER    Available
Description xiii, 443 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Transatlantic racial culture and modern visual reproductions -- Picturing Italy's natural and social landscapes. Picturesque mode of difference -- The picturesque Italian south as transnational commodity -- Picture-perfect America. Picturesque views and American natural landscapes -- Picturesque New York -- Black hands, white faces -- White hearts -- Performing geography -- "A mirror with a memory"
Subject Italian Americans in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Landschaft <Motiv>
Italy -- In motion pictures.
Italien <Motiv>
ISBN 9780253353726 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253353726 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253221285 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253221285 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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