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The Dream Book: An Anthology of Writing by Italian American Women
Drawing on rare sources and archival material Helen Barolini has collected for the first time in one volume fifty-six works by Italian American women writers.
Published September 1st 2000 by Syracuse University Press
(first published 1985)
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Jul 21, 2013 Anne rated it really liked it · review of another edition
This collection of writings by Italian-American women began my love affair of Italian-American literature. Fifty-six authors are represented here by fiction, poetry, drama, essays, memoirs and other non-fiction. Barolini's introduction to this anthology is powerful, affirming the contributions of Ethnic female writers. Each work is presented with brief introduction of the author that mentions her other works. A highly-recommended collection of literature.
Helen Barolini was born and raised in Syracuse, NY and attended local schools. She attended Wells College,graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University and received a Master's degree from Columbia University. She was an exchange student at the University of London where she studied contemporary English literature, and then traveled in Europe writing "Letters from Abroad" for the Syracuse Hera ...moreMore about Helen Barolini