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Gangster priest : the Italian American cinema of Martin Scorsese

Author: Robert Casillo
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2006.
Series: Toronto Italian studies.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bringing a wealth of scholarship and insight into Scorsese's work, Casillo's study will captivate readers interested in the director's magisterial artistry, the rich social history of Southern Italy,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Casillo, Robert.
Gangster priest.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, c2006
(OCoLC)608403423
Named Person: Martin Scorsese; Martin Scorsese; Martin Scorsese; Martin Scorsese; Martin Scorsese; Scorsese, Martin <1942-....> - Critique et interprétation.; Martin Scorsese; Martin Scorsese
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Casillo
ISBN: 9780802091130 080209113X 9780802094032 0802094031
OCLC Number: 67859899
Description: xx, 600 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The immigrant generations : Italianamerican --
Scorsese as third-generation Italian American artist --
The first world of Martin Scorsese --
'Where's the action?' : early projects and Who's that knocking at my door? --
Season of the witch : Mean streets --
The abject god : Raging bull --
The society of transgression : GoodFellas --
Pariahs of a pariah industry : Casino --
Conclusion --
Appendix.
Series Title: Toronto Italian studies.
Responsibility: Robert Casillo.

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