Mal'uocchiu

Mal'uocchiu

Ambiguity, Evil Eye, and the Language of Distress

eBook - 1997
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Univ of Toronto Pr

Migliore examines the vague, ambiguous, and variable nature of mal'uocchiu (evil eye) among Sicilian-Canadians, shifting the focus of attention from explaining the concept to examining how "folk constructs" are used in everyday life.


Migliore examines the vague, ambiguous, and variable nature of mal'uocchiu (evil eye) among Sicilian-Canadians, shifting the focus of attention from explaining the concept to examining how "folk constructs" are used in everyday life.



Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, Ă1997
ISBN: 9781442676947
1442676949
9780802009593
9780802079220
0802079229
080200959X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 189 pages)

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