Roberto Maria Dainotto

Roberto Maria Dainotto

Professor of Romance Studies

External address: 
217A Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257
Office Hours: 
TH 3:00-4:30pm, or by appointment

Modern and contemporary Italian culture. Publications include Place in Literature: Regions, Cultures, Communities (Cornell UP, 2000); Europe (in Theory) (Duke UP, 2007); The Mafia: A Cultural History (Reaction Books, 2015);  and the edited volume Racconti Americani del ‘900 (Einaudi, 1999). Work in progress: a monograph on Antonio Labriola.

Education

  • Ph.D., New York University 1995
  • M.A., New York University 1990

Dainotto, R. “With Plato in Italy: The Value of Literary Fiction in Napoleonic Italy.” Modern Language Quarterly 72 (2011): 399–418.

Dainotto, R. “LEuropa e la dialettica del confine.” Edited by Luigi Cazzato, 2011, 148–60.

Dainotto, R. “Does Europe Have a South? An Essay on Borders.” Global South 5, no. 1 (2011): 37–50.

Dainotto, R. “Gramsci's bibliographies.” Journal of Modern Italian Studies 16, no. 2 (January 1, 2011): 211–24. https://doi.org/10.1080/1354571X.2011.542981. Full Text

Dainotto, R. “Luciano Bianciardi and the cultural labor.” Italian Studies 65, no. 3 (November 1, 2010): 361–75. https://doi.org/10.1179/016146210X12593180344414. Full Text

Dainotto, R. “Pensiero verticale: negazione della mediterraneità e radicamento terrestere in Vincenzo Cuoco.” California Italian Studies 1, no. 1 (2010).

Dainotto, R. “Luciano Bianciardi e il lavoro culturale.” Italian Cultural Studies 65, no. 3 (2010): 361–75.

Dainotto, R. “Antonio Labriola.” Edited by Mario Isnenghi and Simon Levi Sullam, 2009, 729–729.

Dainotto, R. “Rinascimento; Filosofia della praxis; Controriforma.” Edited by Paolo Liguori and Pasquale Voza, 2009, 162-163;312-315;713-716.-162-163;312-315;713-716.

Dainotto, R. “`The Saxophone and the Pastoral: Italian Jazz in the Age of Fascist Modernity.” Italica 2, no. 3 (2009): 271–92.

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