Roberto Maria Dainotto
Professor of Literature
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.
- Ph.D., New York University 1995
- M.A., New York University 1990
Dainotto, R. “Historical Materialism as New Humanism: Antonio Labriola’s ‘In Memoria del Manifesto dei Comunisti’ (1895).” Annali D’Italianistica, vol. 25, 2008, pp. 265–82.
Dainotto, R. M. “The discreet charm of the arabist theory: Juan Andrés, historicism, and the de-centering of Montesquieu's Europe.” European History Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 1, Dec. 2006, pp. 7–29. Scopus, doi:10.1177/0265691406059610. Full Text
Dainotto, R. M. “Between salt water and holy water: A history of southern Italy.” Journal of Modern Italian Studies, vol. 11, no. 2, June 2006, pp. 244–46.
Dainotto, R. Giosu Carducci. Routledge, 2006.
Dainotto, R. Aleardo Aleardi. Routledge, 2006.
Dainotto, R. “The Discreet Charm of the Arabist Theory.” European History Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 1, 2006, pp. 7–29.
Dainotto, R. “The European-ness of Italy: Categories and Norms.” Annali D’Italianistica, vol. 24, 2006, pp. 19–40.
Dainotto, R. M. “Of the Arab origin of modern Europe: Giammaria Barbieri, Juan Andrés, and the origin of rhyme.” Comparative Literature, vol. 58, no. 4, Jan. 2006, pp. 271–92. Scopus, doi:10.1215/-58-4-271. Full Text
Dainotto, R. M. “White, red, green ... and sky-blue. Maps and colors of political Italy.” Journal of Modern Italian Studies, vol. 10, no. 1, Mar. 2005, pp. 110–11.
Dainotto, R. M. Stanley Elkin. Edited by Cristina Giorcelli E Valerio Massimo de Angelis, 2005, pp. 429–42.