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In Britain “[t]he late Victorian period ushered in an unprecedented phenomenon, a mass reading public . . ” Reading moved to the working class, to the south and east of Europe, to the countryside, to women, to minority groups, to European colonies. Reading became firmly established in Asian cities, and everywhere in Japan. Reading became the norm throughout Latin America. Even in many countries of sub-Saharan Africa and the Arab world, more and more people could read. 13 Readers Today In the West, in Japan, and in urban centers worldwide, just about everyone reads.
Meanwhile Captain Bellodi frequently alludes to literature and opera. Interviewing Nicolosi’s widow, he prides himself on comprehending her dialect because “The Captain had known many Sicilians, during his partisan period, and, later, among the carabinieri. He had also read Giovanni Meli with Francesco Lanza’s notes and Ignazio Buttitta with the facing translation by Quasimodo” (39). Homesick, he recalls a verse from an Emilian poet (44). The sergeant-major favors popular fiction. “‘Who does he [Bellodi] think he is?
The woman understood little of this . . ” (42). Thus does a northern polenta-eater endeavor to instruct a Sicilian about her local culture. (5) Reference to the past, to simpler ways now disappearing. While Sciascia represents the peasantry with considerable affection, the Sicilian past is more problematic than that of many regional novels because the past represents ignorance and cowering before the Mafia. Many characters refer with some nostalgia to when Mori was in control; Cesare Mori was Mussolini’s Prefect of Palermo who launched an aggressive anti-Mafia campaign in the late 1920s.