Gardaphe, Fred L(ouis)

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GARDAPHE, Fred L(ouis)

GARDAPHE, Fred L(ouis). American, b. 1952. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Plays/Screenplays, Cultural/Ethnic topics, Literary criticism and history, Writing/Journalism. Career: High school English teacher in Sun Prairie, WI, 1976-77, and Mason City, IA, 1977-78; English teacher at Prologue alternative high school in Chicago, 1978-81; Columbia College, Chicago, IL, professor of English, 1979-99; State University of New York, Stony Brook, professor of Italian American Studies, 1999-. Publications: Arts and Culture in Italy (documentary film), 1987; Vinegar and Oil (one-act play), 1987; Imported from Italy (story adapted for the stage), 1991; Italian Signs, American Streets, 1996; Dagoes Read: Tradition and the Italian American Writer, 1996; Mustache Pete Is Dead, 1997; Leaving Little Italy: Essaying Italian American Culture, 2003. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: Italian American Ways, 1989; (with A. Tamburri and P.A. Giordano) From the Margin: Writings in Italian Americana, 1991. EDITOR: (with D. Candeloro and P.A. Giordano) Italian Ethnics: Their Languages, Literature, and Lives, 1990; New Chicago Stories, 1991; (with D. Ashyk and A. Tamburri) Shades of Black & White, 1999. Address: Dept of European Studies, State University of New York, Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794-3359, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]