Santi V. Buscemi is the son of Sicilian immigrants from the province of Agrigento. Professor Buscemi teaches English at Middlesex County College in Edison, NJ. He has published translations of Capuana’s II Marchese di Roccaverdina and C’era una volta, as well as several of the author’s plays and short stories in academic journals. Professor Buscemi earned his B.A. at St. Bonaventure University and completed graduate work at the University of Tennessee.
2016 1-4955-0427-1 The father of Italian dialect theater Luigi Capuana (1839-1915) embraced the literary movement verismo (Italian realism). His major plays, with their emphasis on naturalism and objectivity over symbolism, have now been beautifully translated for an English readership and audience.