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ERIC Number: EJ357612
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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"Great Equalizer" or "Cruel Stepmother"? Image of the School in Italian-American Literature.
Oliver, Lawrence J.
Journal of Ethnic Studies, v15 n2 p113-30 Sum 1987
Analyzes the school motif in Italian-American literature. Focuses on novels which dramatize the Italian immigrants' initial resistance to American compulsory education. Asserts that many of these represent the American school as a reflection of the larger society, and as the root of the Italians' assimilation difficulties. (KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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