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Nino Ricci: Essays on His Works
Marino Tuzi (Editor)
Guernica Editions, Spring 2016
274 pages
Trade Paperback
ISBN13: 9781550719512
ISBN10: 1550719513
$15.00 Canada, $15.00 US

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This book of essays examines the fictional work of Nino Ricci from a variety of critical perspectives. These perspectives include ideas about literature, culture, identity, politics, and society in terms of Canada and the modern world. Each contributor examines a specific novel or several novels, focusing on the prevailing themes and literary elements used by Nino Ricci to construct his work of fiction. This critical study allows the reader to enhance one's understanding of Nino Ricci's particular style and vision. It also provides an understanding of Nino Ricci's valuable contribution to contemporary Canadian fiction and world literature. The contributors in this book are: William Anselmi, Howard A. Doughty, Brian L. Flack, Lise Hogan, Marino Tuzi, and Jim Zucchero.
The fact that there is a mythology attached to the experience of immigration … connects itself to the whole history of Western mythology …. That … is very much operative in the immigrant mind … I wanted to tie into that larger mythology.

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