A groundbreaking examination of the legacy of Italian-language publishing in pre-war America. Strangers in a Strange Land showcases the wide range of literary works that entertained, educated, and inflamed an Italian-language audience during a period of critical historical development. This illustrated record of the exhibition on 2012 show at the Grolier contains essays by Martino Marazzi, Francesco Durante, and Robert Viscusi, as well as a bibliography of over 800 primary and secondary Italian-language works printed in America.
About the Author
James J. Periconi is the managing principal and owner of Periconi, LLC, an environmental law firm in New York City. In 2018–19. he was a Wertheim Research Scholar at the New York Public Library.