Four Views on Ethnicity

  title={Four Views on Ethnicity},
  author={Linda Hutcheon and Homi K. Bhabha and Daniel Boyarin and Sabine I. G{\"o}lz},
  journal={PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America},
  pages={28 - 51}
When I went from being a Bortolotti to being a Hutcheon, my social and cultural interactions within a predominantly Anglo-Saxon environment changed; my ethnic identity became encrypted, silenced, unless articulated by choice—a pointed lesson in the constructedness of concepts of ethnicity. Like me, Cathy (Notari) Davidson, Marianna (De Marco) Torgovnick, and Sandra (Mortaro) Gilbert are crypto-Italian teachers of English. What we do not share, however, is nationality: they are Italian American… 


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