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  • Giorgio Melloni, Associate Professor of Italian

    Associate Professor of Italian
    University of Delaware
    313 Jastak-Burgess Hall
    Newark, DE 19716
    (302) 831-2452

    Biography

    GIORGIO MELLONI is Associate Professor of Italian at the University of Delaware. He holds a Bachelor degree (Laurea) in Classics from the University of Bologna, Italy, and received his PhD in Italian from Brown University in 1998. He has taught at Brown University, Rhode Island School of Design, Roger Williams University and the State University of New York at New Paltz, where he received tenure and promotion in 2005.

    Courses:

    Prof. Melloni has taught, and is still teaching, all levels of Italian Language, Culture, Literature and Cinema.

    Research

    ​His research interests are the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, with a special concentration on cinema studies, theater and literature in hypertext. He has published articles on Italian literature and cinema in renowned peer-reviewed journals such as Lingua e Stile, Strumenti critici, Il lettore di provincia, La questione romantica, Intersezioni, Bollettino 900, Italica and Rivista di Studi Italiani. He is currently writing a book on twentieth-century novelist and playwright, Federigo Tozzi.

    Degrees

    PhD., Italian, Brown University

    Laurea (Italian BA), Classics, University of Bologna, Italy

    Publications

    • Book Note: “Overview of the Text”, Pico della Mirandola. Oration on the Dignity of Man: A New Translation and Commentary. Borghesi, Papio & Riva Eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012: 78-93.
    • “The Sublime Woman: A Reading of Iginio Ugo Tarchetti’s Fosca.” Rivista di studi italiani 16.1: 72-105.
    • “Il matrimonio come luogo della giustizia: un accostamento di Manzoni e Proudhon.” Italica 84.2-3: 534-547.
    • “Un anno sull’altipiano nella Grande guerra di Monicelli: momenti di una narrativa cinematografica.” Intersezioni 25.1: 53-81.
    • “Edgar Allan Poe sposo promesso dinanzi ai Betrothed Lovers del Manzoni” La questione romantica 9: 141-157.
    • “Lo sfondo e il primo piano tra memoria e narrazione: sulla Casa venduta e altre novelle tozziane.” Il lettore di provincia 27.97: 37-52.
    • “Lo sguardo teatralizzato e la dissimulazione dell’esproprio nella Casa venduta di Federigo Tozzi.” Lingua e stile 31.2: 293-328.
    • “L’Hypertext Hotel di Robert Coover.” Bollettino ’900 4-5: 30-33.
    • “La scrittura come «vertigine della dissoluzione»: una proposta di lettura di Con gli occhi chiusi di Federigo Tozzi.” Strumenti critici 11.1: 23-50.

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  • Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures
  • Jastak-Burgess Hall
  • University of Delaware
  • 30 East Main St.
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-2591
  • dllc-academics@udel.edu