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  • Contributors

Carrie E. Beneš, Assistant Professor of Medieval & Renaissance History at New College of Florida in Sarasota, is a cultural historian specializing in late medieval Italy. She is the author of several articles on medieval Italian culture, the classical tradition, and the history of the book, including a previous article on Cola di Rienzo. Her forthcoming monograph studies civic foundation legends in the medieval Italian city-states and the ways in which they use the classical Roman past as political propaganda. She also co-chairs the biennial New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Franco Cassano è Professore Ordinario di Sociologia dei processi culturali presso la Facoltà di Scienze Politiche dell'Università di Bari. Ha pubblicato tra l'altro: Autocritica della sociologia contemporanea (1971); Marxismo e filosofia (1973); Hegel e Weber (1977) con Remo Bodei; Il teorema democristiano (1979); La certezza infondata (1983); Approssimazione, (1989 e 2003); Partita doppia (1993); Il pensiero meridiano (1996) (tradotto in francese, spagnolo e giapponese); Mal di Levante (1997); Paeninsula (1998); Modernizzare stanca (2001); Oltre il nulla. Studio su Giacomo Leopardi (2003); Homo civicus (2004); ha curato con D. Zolo, L'alternativa mediterranea (2007). Scrive su diverse riviste italiane e straniere. Ha diretto la Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia.

Natasha V. Chang received her PhD from Cornell University. She is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian at Middlebury College, where she teaches courses in twentieth-century literature, history, and culture. Her current research interests lie primarily in the fields of fascist studies and gender studies. She has published articles on Alberto Moravia, Primo Levi, and Italo Calvino and has recently completed a book manuscript on representations of the modern woman under the Italian fascist regime. [End Page 201]

Cosetta Gaudenzi is Assistant Professor of Italian and Head of the Italian Program at the University of Memphis. She has published articles on the reception of Dante in Great Britain, on the adoption of Gothic motifs in Italian literature, and on the use of dialect in Italian cinema.

Marina Marietti è Professoressa Emerita presso l'Université PARIS III– Sorbonne Nouvelle, dove ha coperto la cattedra di Civiltà e Letteratura italiana del Medio Evo e condiretto la rivista Arzanà. Studiosa del Trecento, del Quattrocento (ha collaborato all'Encyclopedia of Italian Literary Studies [Routledge, 2007] per le voci Lorenzo de' Medici, Savonarola, Lucrezia Tornabuoni e Alessandra Macinghi Strozzi) e del primo Cinquecento, si è particolarmente interessata all'opera di Dante (è uscita quest'anno presso la casa editrice romana Aracne la versione italiana del suo saggio Dante. La città infernale) e all'opera del Machiavelli (i suoi numerosi articoli sono raccolti nel volume Machiavelli. L'eccezione fiorentina, uscito nel 2005 presso l'editore fiorentino Cadmo).

Carin McLain completed her PhD in Italian Studies at Columbia University in 2007 with a dissertation entitled Prose and Poetry and the Making of Beatrice. She also holds a MA in Medieval Studies from the University of Toronto. She has taught at Columbia, New York University, and the Fashion Institute of Technology and is currently a lecturer in Columbia's Core Curriculum.

Sherry Roush (PhD Yale University, 1999) is Associate Professor of Italian and Associate Director of the Institute for Arts and Humanities at Penn State University. She is the author of Hermes' Lyre: Italian Poetic Self-Commentary from Dante to Tommaso Campanella (University of Toronto Press, 2002) and co-editor of The Medieval Marriage Scene: Prudence, Passion, Policy (Arizona State University Press MRTS, 2005). She is currently preparing an unabridged English translation of Tommaso Campanella's Philosophical Poems for publication. [End Page 202]

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ISSN
1559-0909
Print ISSN
0161-4622
Pages
pp. 201-202
Launched on MUSE
2008-11-09
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Archived 2009
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