Articoli di Anthony Julian Tamburri

07 May

Viewing Big Night as easy as one, two, three. A peircean notion of an Italian/American identity: il rovesciamento dello stereotipo del Latin Lover negli anni del boom, di Anthony Julian Tamburri

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Part One—Definitions and Categories
Big Night is a film about two post-war Italian immigrant bothers’ struggle within the Northeastern region of the United States. Primo and Secondo constitute a dyad that is eventually complemented by yet a third person, Pascal, who ultimately completes a triad of the likes that we can find in sociological and interpretive studies and methodologies.
Obviously, the names of the two brothers are fundamental to any reading of this sort on both the literal and metaphorical levels: older, younger; first course, second course; and ...continua a leggere