The passeggiata and popular culture in an Italian town : folklore and the performance of modernity (eBook, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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The passeggiata and popular culture in an Italian town : folklore and the performance of modernity

Author: Giovanna Del Negro
Publisher: Montréal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[A]n evocative account of social life in the central Italian town of Sasso. Focusing on the passeggiata (ritual promenade), Del Negro provides a vivid picture of dressing, walking, courting, and socializing in Sasso's piazza."--Jacket.
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Del Negro, Giovanna.
Passeggiata and popular culture in an Italian town.
Montréal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2004478416
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Giovanna Del Negro
ISBN: 9780773571990 077357199X 1282861921 9781282861923 9786612861925 6612861924
OCLC Number: 76898643
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 183 pages) : illustrations
Contents: "Our Little Paris" --
Modernity in Folklore, Social Thought, and the Field Encounter --
Light Industry and Accordions: Representations of Contemporary Sassano Identity --
The Miracle, the Blonde, and the Prostitutes: Gender and Social Change in Sassano Discourse --
Seeing and Being Seen in the Sassano Passeggiata --
Our Modernity.
Other Titles: Passeggiata
Responsibility: Giovanna P. Del Negro.
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