Roberto Maria Dainotto

Roberto Maria Dainotto

Professor of Literature

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

Fentress, Review of James. “Rebels and Mafiosi: Death in a Sicilian Landscape.” Italian Culture, Jan. 2002.

Dainotto, R. M. Globalism and Regionalism: Difference or Identity?. Edited by Enrique Rodriguez Larreta, Rio de Janeiro: UNESCO/ISSC/EDUCAM, 2002, pp. 259–79.

Dainotto, R. M. The Canonization of Heinrich Heine and the Construction of Jewish-Italian Literature. Edited by Stanislao Pugliese, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2002, pp. 131–38.

alia, Review of Vincenzo Cal et, et al. “Gli intellettuali e la Grande Guerra; Il mito americano nell’Italia della grande guerra.” Journal of Modern Italian Studies, vol. 7, 2002, pp. 309–11.

Dainotto, R. M. “The American myth in Italy of the Great War.” Journal of Modern Italian Studies, vol. 7, no. 2, 2002, pp. 309–11.

Dainotto, R. M. “The intellectuals and the Great War.” Journal of Modern Italian Studies, vol. 7, no. 2, 2002, pp. 309–11.

Dainotto, R. M. The Importance of Being Sicilian: Italian Cultural Studies, sicilitudine and je ne sais quoi. Edited by Graziella Parti and Ben Lawton, Boca Raton: Bordighera Press, Jan. 2001, pp. 201–19.

Dainotto, R. M. “The Importance of Being Sicilian: Italian Cultural Studies, sicilitudine and je ne sais quoi.” Italian Cultural Studies, edited by Graziella Parati and Ben Lawton, Boca Raton: Bordighera Press, 2001, pp. 201–19.

Dainotto, R. M. Tramonto and Risorgimento: Gentile’s Dialectics and the Prophecy of Nation. Edited by Alberto Ascoli and Krystyna von Henneberg, Oxford: Berg., 2001, pp. 241–56.

Dainotto, R. M. La citt e il represso. Moderno, postmoderno, e l’ immaginario del(la) capitale. Edited by Fausto Carmelo Nigrelli, Roma: ManifestoLibri., 2001, pp. 49–72.

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