Prof. Francesco Guardiani

Dott. in Lingua (Pescara); M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)
guardian@chass.utoronto.ca

  • assoc. with St. Michael’s College
  • 17th- century literature, contemporary criticism, contemporary Italian and American fiction, theory of culture.
  • au. La meravigliosa retorica dell’Adone” di G.B. Marino (1989); In prospettiva: Letteratura italiana dalle origini all’ultimo novecento (1999);
  • ed. Medievalism: The Future of the Past (2000); Going for Baroque: Cultural Transformations  1550 -1650  (1999); The Sense of Marino: Literature, Fine Arts and Music of the Italian Baroque (1994); New Italian Fiction (1992); Lectura Marini (1989).
  • articles on Guittone d’Arezzo, Boccaccio, Pico della Mirandola, Tasso, Petrarchism, Medievalism, Mannerism, Marino, Calvino, Frye, McLuhan;
  • completed theses supervised on Tasso.