Table of contents for From wiseguys to wise men : the gangster and Italian American masculinities / Fred L. Gardaphe.

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Contents
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Part One 	Romancing the Gangster
Chapter One: Origins of an Archetype
Chapter Two: The Gangster as Culture Hero: Mario Puzo and Francis Coppola
Part Two	Realizing the Gangster
Chapter Three: The Truth about Gangsters: Gay Talese and Ben Morreale
Chapter Four: Rough Boys: The Gangsters of Martin Scorsese and Michael Cimino
Part Three	Reinventing the Gangster
Chapter Five: Queering the Gangster: Giose Rimanelli and Frank Lentricchia
Chapter Six: Female Masculinity and the Gangster: Louisa Ermelino
Chapter Seven: The Gangster as Public Intellectual: Anthony Valerio and Don DeLillo
Chapter Eight: Fresh Garbage: The Gangster as Today¿s Trickster¿David Chase and 
Tony Ardizzone
Part Four	Looking for a Few New Men
Chapter Nine: New Directions in Italian American Manhood
Chapter Ten: From Macho to Zero: Redesigning Italian American Masculinities
Notes
Index
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Gangsters in literature.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Gangster films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Italian Americans in literature.
Masculinity in literature.