By Dennis Barone
In Beyond Memory, Dennis Barone uncovers the richness and variety of the Italian Protestant event and locations it within the context of migration and political and social existence in either Italy and the us. Italian Protestants have bought scant consciousness within the fields of Italian American reports, spiritual stories, and immigration stories, and during literary resources, church documents, manuscript resources, and secondary resources in a variety of fields, Barone introduces such forgotten voices because the Baptist Antonio Mangano, the Methodist Antonio Arrighi, and his great-grandfather Alfredo Barone, a Baptist minister to congregations in Italy and Massachusetts. interpreting the advanced histories of those and different Italian Protestants, Barone argues that Protestantism eventually served as a way to barter among outdated international and New global methods, while it ended in the double alienation of rejection via Roman Catholic immigrants and condescension by means of Anglo-Protestants. notwithstanding the ebook specializes in the years of excessive immigration (1890–1920), it additionally seems to be at precursors to post-reunification Protestants in addition to Protestants in Italy this present day, now that the state has develop into a rustic of in-migration.
Dennis Barone is Professor of English and American experiences on the collage of Saint Joseph. he's the writer or editor of many books of poetry, prose, and feedback, together with Sound/Hammer; On the Bus: chosen Stories; and Essays on Italian American Literature and Culture (with Peter Covino).
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Beyond Memory: Italian Protestants in Italy and America (SUNY series in Italian/American Culture) by Dennis Barone