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A ‘delirium tremens’: Italian-language film versions and early dubbings by Paramount, MGM, and Fox (1930–3)

Carla Mereu Keating

in The Translation of Films, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266434
eISBN:
9780191884191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266434.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter sheds new light on the strategies that Paramount, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and Fox developed in the early 1930s to target the Italian-speaking market. It documents how the Italian ... More


‘Mie new London Companions for Italian and French’: modern language learning in Elizabethan England

Jason Lawrence

in Who the Devil Taught Thee So Much Italian?: Italian Language Learning and Literary Imitation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069147
eISBN:
9781781702543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069147.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines how teachers of Italian language in England encouraged their private students and readers alike to attempt translation exercises both from and into the target language as an ... More


‘Give me the ocular proof’: Shakespeare's Italian language-learning habits

Jason Lawrence

in Who the Devil Taught Thee So Much Italian?: Italian Language Learning and Literary Imitation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069147
eISBN:
9781781702543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069147.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the Italian language-learning habits of William Shakespeare. It investigates whether Shakespeare learned Italian by means of a professional language teacher or from his own ... More


Review of Paola Benincà, La variazione sintattica. Studi di dialettologia romanza

Richard S. Kayne

in Movement and Silence

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179163
eISBN:
9780199788330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179163.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses microcomparative syntax in the form of a review of a 1994 collection of essays by Paola Benincà, whose work has shown how Italian dialect syntax can provide an invaluable ... More


Silent Years, Silent Hours

Richard S. Kayne

in Movement and Silence

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179163
eISBN:
9780199788330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179163.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter investigates the syntax of expressions of age and time. English sentences like At the age of seven, John... and it's already past six are argued to contain unpronounced YEAR(S) and ... More


Introduction

Jason Lawrence

in Who the Devil Taught Thee So Much Italian?: Italian Language Learning and Literary Imitation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069147
eISBN:
9781781702543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069147.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about Italian language learning in England during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. It demonstrates how the ... More


Fascism and the Competition for Migrant Consumers, 1922–1940

Elizabeth Zanoni

in Migrant Marketplaces: Food and Italians in North and South America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041655
eISBN:
9780252050329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041655.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter Six demonstrates that connections between Italian consumers in New York and Buenos Aires became particularly politicized with the rise of Fascism in Italy. During the 1935 League of Nations’ ... More


Conclusion: Seventeenth-century language learning

Jason Lawrence

in Who the Devil Taught Thee So Much Italian?: Italian Language Learning and Literary Imitation in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069147
eISBN:
9781781702543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069147.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on Italian language learning in England during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. It highlights the significant contributions of ... More


Foreign-Language Opera Is Exclusive; Vernacular Is “For the People”

Katherine K. Preston

in Opera for the People: English-Language Opera and Women Managers in Late 19th-Century America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199371655
eISBN:
9780199371679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199371655.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

This chapter commences with the Panic of 1873 and its profound impact on operatic production in 1870s America. The failure of Italian- and German-language troupes facilitated the triumph of grand ... More


The Italian Language Press and Africa

Peter G. Vellon

in A Great Conspiracy against Our Race: Italian Immigrant Newspapers and the Construction of Whiteness in the Early 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788486
eISBN:
9780814788493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788486.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines how mainstream and radical newspapers employed Africa as a trope for savage behavior by analyzing their discussion of wage slavery, imperialism, lynching, and colonialism, in ... More


The Italian Language Press and the Creation of an Italian Racial Identity

Peter G. Vellon

in A Great Conspiracy against Our Race: Italian Immigrant Newspapers and the Construction of Whiteness in the Early 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788486
eISBN:
9780814788493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788486.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter provides a glimpse into the Italian communities of New York City in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, by mapping out where Italian immigrants lived, the cultural ... More


“Pro Patria”: Women and the Normalization of Migrant Consumption during World War I

Elizabeth Zanoni

in Migrant Marketplaces: Food and Italians in North and South America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041655
eISBN:
9780252050329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041655.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter Four argues that migrants’ involvement in transnational wartime campaigns normalized consumption as a “duty” to the homeland while fostering the growth of a united Italian identity among ... More


“Don’t Forget You Have Relatives Here”: Transnational Intimacy and Acoustic Communities of WOV-AM’s La Grande Famiglia

Joseph Sciorra

in New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 2: Art and Culture since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041396
eISBN:
9780252099991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041396.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

“La Grande Famiglia” (1948-1961), an Italian-language radio program on New York City’s WOV-AM, was a unique transnational communication enterprise that reached half a million families. The program’s ... More


Prepositions as Probes

Richard S. Kayne

in Movement and Silence

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179163
eISBN:
9780199788330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179163.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter explores the relation between prepositions and movement, arguing that in at least some cases — in particular, in causatives — what is considered as the argument of a preposition comes ... More


Defending Italian American Civility, Asserting Whiteness

Peter G. Vellon

in A Great Conspiracy against Our Race: Italian Immigrant Newspapers and the Construction of Whiteness in the Early 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788486
eISBN:
9780814788493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788486.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter argues that the Italian language mainstream press modified its outlook toward African Americans during the years 1909 through 1919. Informed by their own growing understanding of ... More


Native Americans, Asians, and Italian Americans: Constructions of a Multilayered Racial Consciousness

Peter G. Vellon

in A Great Conspiracy against Our Race: Italian Immigrant Newspapers and the Construction of Whiteness in the Early 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788486
eISBN:
9780814788493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788486.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores how the press interpreted nonwhite races, such as the Native Americans and Asian Americans. Consistently differentiating these races according to color as either pelle rosse ... More


A Literary Class War: The Italian American Radical Press

Marcella Bencivenni

in Italian Immigrant Radical Culture: The Idealism of the Sovversivi in the United States, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791035
eISBN:
9780814723180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791035.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Surveying more than fifty Italian radical newspapers, ranging from anarchist to socialist, communist, and anti-fascist, this chapter provides an overview of the press and a discussion of the main ... More


Introduction

Peter G. Vellon

in A Great Conspiracy against Our Race: Italian Immigrant Newspapers and the Construction of Whiteness in the Early 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788486
eISBN:
9780814788493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788486.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This introductory chapter illustrates the precarious racial position of southern Italian immigrants in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Perceived by many Americans as a swarthy, ... More


Include to Grow: Prospects for Bilingual and Bicultural Education for Both Deaf and Hearing Students

Lucrezia Di Gregorio, Vincenzina Campana, Maria Lavecchia, and Pasquale Rinaldi

in Co-Enrollment in Deaf Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190912994
eISBN:
9780190913021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912994.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Deaf children in Italy are provided with different types of schooling. Few public schools offer a bilingual curriculum for deaf and hearing students that involves consistent use of Italian and ... More


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