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Dr. Mary Ann M. Carolan

Professor of Modern Languages & Literature
o: Canisius Hall Rm 216
p: x2134



  • Book: The Transatlantic Gaze:  Italian Cinema, American Film. Albany:  The State University of New York Press, 2014.
  • Chapter: “The Spaghetti Western:  Once upon a Time in the West (Leone, 1968),” in The Total Art: Italian Cinema from Silent Screen to Digital Image.  Edited by Joseph Luzzi.  New York & London:  Bloomsbury, 2016 (forthcoming).
  • Article: "A Fistful of Focaccia:  Italy and America in Cirasola’s Focaccia Blues (2009),” Lettere aperte, Italo-America.  Transatlantic Connections and Italian (Cultural) Studies.” Number 2, winter 2015.
  • Article: “Panzini in America,” in Panzini scrittore europeo.  Ed. Mariangela Lando. Bologna: Pendragon, 2014, 109-119.
  • Foreword to Riccio, Anthony.  Farms, Factories, and Families:  Italian American Women of Connecticut.  Albany:  SUNY Press, 2014, xiii-xvii.
  • Article: “Moretti’s Children:  The Next Generation?”  Quaderni d’italianistica, vol. 34.2, December 2013, 113-132.
  • Article: "Counting by Fives:  A Literary Reading of Inferno,” Modern Language Notes, Italian Volume, no. 127, no. 1 (supplement), January 2012, 138-145.
  • Article: “Suffer the Children:  Violence and Youth in Contemporary Italian Film,” Rivista di Studi Italiani, Anno XXVIII, no. 2, December 2010 (Cinema), 156-166.
  • Article: “Dante, Draper and de Bosis:  Teaching The Italian Lesson Today,” ADFL Bulletin, Vol. 4, no. 1 (2009), 125-130.
  • Chapter: “Memory on the Margins: Reflections on Italy (1938-1943) in Scola’s “Una giornata particolare” and Ozpetek’s “La finestra di fronte,” in Teaching Italian and Italian Culture, Oxford: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2008, 499-519.
  • Foreword to Serao, Matilde. Unmarried Women: Stories. Trans. Paula Paige. Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 2007.
  • Foreword to Riccio, Anthony. The Italian American Experience in New Haven. Albany: SUNY Press, 2006, ix-xii
  • Article: "Italian American Women as Comic Foils: Exploding the Stereotype in ’Moonstruck,’ ’My Cousin Vinny,’ and ’Married to the Mob.'" Literature Interpretation Theory 13.2 (2002).
  • Article: "La monaca di Monza: Manzoni’s Bad Girl and the Repudiation of the Imagination." Rivista di Studi Italinani . (2002).
  • Article: "Antonioni’s Doubting Thomas: Resurrection and Self-Discovery in Blow-Up." Romance Languages Annual XII. (2000).
  • Article: "Icon, Intercession and Insight: Representations of the Madonna in Grazia Deledda." Quaderni d’italianistica 20.1/2/2009 (1999).
  • Article: "Leone's Lone Lady:  A New Perspective of Women in C'era una volta il West," Romance Languages Annual, vol. XI, 1999.
  • Article: "The Missing Mother:  Procreation vs. Creation in Morante's Early Fiction," Rivista di Studi Italiani, June 1995.
  • Translation: Gianvincenzo Gravina, Della ragion poetica, Book II.  Translation in Critical Essays on Dante.  Boston:  G.K. Hall, 1992.

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