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Nicoletta Pireddu. "La rivista ’Botteghe Oscure’ e Marguerite Caetani. La corrispondenza con gli autori stranieri, 1948-1960, dir. J. Risset. I. Sez. francese a cura di L.Simone e P.Tamassia (Roma: Fondaz. Caetani, 2007)." Rivista di letterature moderne e comparate (2010): in print.
Emily C. Francomano. "​Precarious Reading: The Manuscript Context of Siervo Libre de Amor." Textual Cultures (2010).
Nicoletta Pireddu, ed. Paolo Mantegazza, The Year 3000. A Dream. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2010.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Paolo Mantegazza, Fabulator of the Future." Paolo Mantegazza, _The Year 3000. A Dream_. Ed. Nicoletta Pireddu. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2010.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Memorie del futuro. Archeologie letterarie d’Europa​." Balleriniana. Ed. Giuseppe Cavatorta and Elena Coda. Ravenna: Danilo Montanari Editore, 2010.
Adam Lifshey. Specters of Conquest: Indigenous Absence in Transatlantic Literatures​. New York: Fordham University Press, 2010.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Paolo Bartoloni, On the Cultures of Exile, Translation, and Writing (West Lafayette, IN: Purdue UP, 2008)." Annali d’italianistica (2010): In print.
Ricardo Ortiz. "Writing the Haitian Diaspora: the Trans-National Contexts of Edwidge Danticat’s The Dew Breaker​." Imagined Transnationalism: US Latino/a Literature, Culture and Identity. Ed. Kevin Concannon, Francisco A. Lomelí and Marc Priewe. New York, NY: Palgrave, 2010.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "A Moroccan Tale of An Outlandish Europe: Ben Jelloun’s Departures For A Double Exile." Research in African Literatures 40.3 (2009): 16-36.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Between the Local and the Global: Comparative Literature in the Land of Dante." Recherche Littéraire/Literary Research 25.Summe (2009): 26-33.
Adam Lifshey. "The Borderlands Poetics of Bruce Springsteen​." Journal of the Society for American Music 3.2 (2009): 221-241.
Ricardo Ortiz. "​Thomas Glave’s ’Our Caribbean: A Gathering of Lesbian and Gay Writing from the Antilles’​." Lambda Book Report 16.4 (2009): 11.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Federica Pedriali, La farmacia degli incurabili. Da Collodi a Calvino (Longo, 2006)." Modern Language Notes 124.1 (2009): 322-324.
Emily C. Francomano. "​Paternal Advice from Medieval Castile​." Medieval Conduct: An Anthology of Vernacular Texts. Ed. Mark Johnson. Toronto: Medieval Academy of America / University of Toronto Press, 2009.
Emily C. Francomano. "Carina Zubillaga, ed. Antología castellana de relatos medievales; and Moore, John K. Jr., ed. Libro de los huéspedes: A Critical Edition​." La corónica 27.2 (2009): 223-226.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Literature? C’est un monde. The Foreign Language Curriculum in the Wake of the MLA Report​." Profession 2008 (2008): 219-228.
Emily C. Francomano. "
Boro, Joyce, ed. The Castell of Love: A Critical Edition of Lord Berners’s Romance with Introduction, Notes and Glossary. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2007
." The Medieval Review (2008).
Adam Lifshey. "The Literary Alterities of Philippine Nationalism in José Rizal’s El filibusterismo​." PMLA 123.5 (2008): 1434-1447.
Adam Lifshey. "​Indeterminacy and the Subversive in Representations of the Trujillato​." Hispanic Review 76.4 (2008): 435-457.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg, The Pinocchio Effect. On Making Italians, 1860-1920 (U of Chicago P., 2007)." Forum Italicum Fall.2 (2008): 453-55.
Emily C. Francomano. "Hugo O. Bizzarri. Los castigos de Sancho IV: una reinterpretación. London: Queen Mary and Westfield College, Papers of the Medieval Spanish Research Seminar, 2004 ." Speculum 83.3 (2008): 663-64.
Andrew Sobanet. Jail Sentences: Representing Prison in Twentieth-Century French Fiction. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008.
Emily C. Francomano. Wisdom and Her Lovers in Medieval and Early Modern Hispanic Literature​. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Ricardo L. Ortíz. "​Edwidge Danticat’s Latinidad: The Farming of Bones and the Cultivation of Knowledge​." Aftermaths: Exile, Migration, and Diaspora Reconsidered. Ed. Marcus Bullock and Peter Paik. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 2008.
Ricardo L. Ortíz. "On (Our-) American Ground: Caribbean-Diasporic Cultural Production​." Social Text 94 (2007).
Ricardo L. Ortíz. "Arturo Islas and the Phantom Rectum​." Contemporary Literature 48.3 (2007): 398-422.
Adam Lifshey. "And So the Worm Turns: The Impossibility of Imperial Imitation in Una lanza por el Boabi by Daniel Jones Mathama​." Chasqui 36.1 (2007): 108-120.
Ricardo L. Ortíz. "City of (Queer) Angels: Faderman and Timmons’ ’Gay LA’." Lambda Book Report 14.4 (2007): 4-7.
Emily C. Francomano. "Guynn, Noah. Allegory and Sexual Ethics in the High Middle Ages." Medieval Feminist Forum 43.2 (2007).
Nicoletta Pireddu, ed. Paolo Mantegazza, The Physiology of Love and Other Writings​. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Passing for Europe: linguistic transvestism and transnational identities in Diego Marani’s Nuova Grammatica Finlandese​." Vested Voices II. Ed. Rossella Riccobono and Federica Pedriali. Ravenna: Longo , 2007.
Andrew Sobanet, Denis Provencher, ed.​Contemporary French Civilization, Special Issue, France 1940-44, The Ambiguous Legacy. : University of Illinois, 2007.
Andrew Sobanet. "A Return to the Soil: René Barjavel’s Pétainist Utopia." French Forum (2007).
Andrew Sobanet. "​Wartime Collaboration and Postwar Judgment in Lacombe Lucien and The Sorrow and the Pity." Contemporary French Civilization (2007).
Ricardo L. Ortíz. Cultural Erotics in Cuban America​. : University of Minnesota Press, 2007.
Emily C. Francomano. "The Legend of the Tributo de las cien doncellas: Women as Warweavers and the Coin of Salvation​." Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos 32.1 (2007): 9-25.
Andrew Sobanet. "​Tocqueville in Louisiana​." Perspectives Créoles. Ed. Jean-Max Guieu and Amadou Koné. New Orleans: Presses Universitaires du Nouveau Monde, 2007.
Emily C. Francomano. "​Queenship And Political Power In Medieval And Early Modern Spain. Ed. Theresa Earenfight. London: Ashgate, 2006." Medieval Feminist Forum 43.2 (2007).
Emily C. Francomano. "​Negotiating Incest and Exogamy in La fiyla del rey d’ungría​." La corónica 35.2 (2007): 83-102.
Emily C. Francomano. "​Introduction: The Riddle of Incest in Medieval Iberian Literature​." La corónica 35.2 (2007): 7-14.
Emily C. Francomano. "Julian Weiss. The ‘Mester de clerecía’: Intellectuals and Ideologies in Thirteenth-Century Castile. Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2006. 258 pp.." Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos 31.3 (2007): 560.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Paolo Mantegazza. A Scientist and His Ecstasies​." Paolo Mantegazza, The Physiology of Love and Other Writings. Ed. Nicoletta Pireddu. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Oscar Wilde ‘with fetters bound’: l’arte, il crimine, il carcere​." Le loro prigioni. Scritture dal carcere. Ed. Anna Maria Babbi and Tobia Zanon. Verona: Fiorini, 2007.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Susanna Scarparo, Elusive Subjects (Leicester: Troubadour, 2005)." Italica (2007): 649-51.
Nicoletta Pireddu. " “Primitive marks of modernity: cultural reconfigurations in the Franco-Italian fin de siècle” ." Romanic Review 97.3-4 (2006): 371-400.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​“Scribes of a transnational Europe: travel, translation, borders”​." The Translator 12.2 (2006): 345-69.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Satan the Waster: peace and the gift." Dalla stanza accanto. Vernon Lee e Firenze, settant’anni dopo. Florence: University of Florence, British Institute and Regione Toscana, 2006.
Emily C. Francomano. "The Hands of Phillipe de Rémi’s Manekine​." Mediterranean Studies 15 (2006): 1-20.
Susanna Lee. A World Abandoned by God: Narrative and Secularism.​. : Bucknell University Press, 2006.
Ricardo L. Ortíz. "​Review: El deseo, enorme cicatriz luminosa​." The Americas: A Quarterly Review of Inter-American Cultural History 62.3 (2006): 467-8.
Adam Lifshey. "“No podemos soñar”: A Hispanophone African Literary Displacement of the Spanish-American War of 1898." Hispanic Journal 27.1 (2006): 119-34.
Ricardo L. Ortíz. "Fables of Cuban Exile: Special Periods and Queer Moments in Eduardo Machado’s ’Floating Island Plays’." Modern Drama 48.1 (2005): 132-162.
Andrew Sobanet. "Victor Serge." Columbia History of 20th-Century French Thought. Ed. Lawrence D. Kritzman. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005.
Andrew Sobanet, Susan Terrio. "​Silence in the Court and Testimony Behind Bars: Juvenile Defendants and the French Judicial System​." French Cultural Studies (2005).
Andrew Sobanet. "From Wedding Chapels to German Castles: Politicized Interview Sites in The Sorrow and the Pity." Contemporary French Civilization (2005).
Nicoletta Pireddu. "C. Lombroso and G. Ferrero, The Criminal Woman, the Prostitute, and the Normal Woman, trans. and intro. by N. Hahn Rafter and Mary Gibson (Duke UP, 2004)." Annali d’italianistica 23 (2005): 330-332.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "G. Grazzini, Scrittori al cinema (Firenze: Cadmo, 2002)." Rivista di Letterature Moderne e Comparate 57.4 (2004): 514-17.
Adam Lifshey. "​Bordering the Subjunctive in Thomas Pynchon’s Mason & Dixon." Journal x 9.1 (2004): 1-15.
Susanna Lee. "“The Jazz Harmonies of Connection and Disconnection in ’Sonny’s Blues.’” ." Genre 37.2 (2004): 285-299.
Emily C. Francomano. "The Lady Vanishes: Translation, Gloss, and the Personification of Wisdom in the Alfonsine Biblias romanceadas​." Hispanic Review 72.2 (2004): 307-25.
Emily C. Francomano. "​Manuscript Matrix and Meaning in Castilian and Catalan Anthologies of Saints’ Lives and Pious Romances​." Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 81.2 (2004): 139-53.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Modernism Misunderstood: Anna Banti translates Virginia Woolf." Comparative Literature 56.1 (2004): 54-76.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Poe spoetizzato: l’esotismo tarchettiano​." Fantastico Poe. Ed. Roberto Cagliero. Verona: Ombre Corte, 2004.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Comparing Anew." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture: A WWWeb Journal 5.1 (2003).
Nicoletta Pireddu. "L’arte del tragico. L’avventura scenica del Martyre de Saint Sébastien di Gabriele D’Annunzio dal 1911 ad oggi. Ed. by Carlo Santoli. Napoli: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, 2000." Italian Culture (2003).
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Anna Banti, La signorina e altri racconti; The Signorina and Other Stories, ed. and trans. by C. Lazzaro-Weis and M. King (MLA Texts and Translations, 2001." Italian Culture (2003).
Emily C. Francomano. "​Gender in Debate from the Early Middle Ages to the Renaissance. Ed. Thelma S. Fenster and Clare A. Lees. The New Middle Ages Series. New York: Palgrave, 2002." Medieval Feminist Forum 33 (2003).
Emily C. Francomano. "​Generic Instability and the ‘Sentimental Romances’​." La corónica 31.2 (2003): 274-77.
Emily C. Francomano. "‘Lady, you are quite a chatterbox’: The Legend of St. Katherine of Alexandria, Wives’ Words, and Women’s Wisdom in MS Escorial h-I-13 ." St Katherine of Alexandria: Texts and Contexts in Medieval Europe. Ed. Jacqueline Jenkins and Katherine Lewis. Turnhout: Brepols, 2003.
Adam Lifshey. "​Imagined Temporalities: The Temporalizing of Neocolonialism and Nation-narrations in Aminata Sow Fall’s Ex-père de la nation and Juan Balboa Boneke’s El reencuentro: el retorno del exiliado​." Lucero 14 (2003): 100-08.
Adam Lifshey. "​Ideations of Collective Memory in Hispanophone Africa: The Case of María Nsue Angüe’s Ekomo ." Hispanic Journal 24.1-2 (2003): 173-85.
Andrew Sobanet. "​Ideology and Fictional Construction: Victor Serge’s Les Hommes dans la prison." Romance Quarterly (2003).
Andrew Sobanet. "​Penology, Autobiography, and Fiction: The Prison Novel as Interdisciplinary Sub-Genre​." Prison Writings. Ed. Danine Farquharson. Oxford: The Interdisciplinary Press, 2003.
Emily C. Francomano. "The Cambridge History of Arabic Literature; The Literature of Al-Andalus. Ed. María Rosa Menocal, Raymond P. Scheindlin, and Michael Sells. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000." La corónica 31.1 (2002).
Ricardo L. Ortíz. "​Hemispheric Vertigo: Cuba, Quebec, and ’Our’ New America(s)​." The Futures of American Studies. Ed. Donald Pease and Robyn Wiegman. Durham and London: Duke UP, 2002.
Nicoletta Pireddu. Antropologi alla corte della bellezza. Decadenza ed economia simbolica nell’Europa fin de siècle. Verona: Fiorini, 2002.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Comparative Literature as a Messenger of Diversity​." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture: A WWWeb Journal 4.1 (2002).
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Mary Ann Witt, The Search for Modern Tragedy. Aesthetic Fascism in France and Italy (Cornell UP, 2001).." Annali d’italianistica 20 (2002): 569-72.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Gianni Vattimo​." Postmodernism. The Key Figures. Ed. Joseph Natoli and Hans Bertens. London and New York: Blackwell, 2002.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Gabriele D’Annunzio: the art of squandering and the economy of sacrifice​." The Question of the Gift. Essays Across Disciplines. Ed. Mark Osteen. London and New York: Routledge, 2002.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Towards a poet(h)ics of techne. Primo Levi and Daniele Del Giudice​." Annali d’italianistica 19 (2001): 189-214.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "The anthropological roots of Italian cultural studies​." Italian Cultural Studies (2001): 66-88.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Paolo Mantegazza. Ritratto dell’antropologo come esteta." Paolo Mantegazza: Medico, Antropologo, Viaggiatore. Ed. Cosimo Chiarelli and Walter Pasini. Florence: Firenze University Press, 2001.
Emily C. Francomano. "Vida de Segundo; Version castellana de la Vita Secundi de Vicente de Beauvais. Ed. Hugo O. Bizzarri. Exeter Hispanic Texts Volume LVI. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2000." La corónica 30.1 (2001).
Emily C. Francomano. "¿Qué dizes de las mugeres?’: The Historia de la donzella Teodor as the Conclusion to Bocados de oro." La corónica 30.1 (2001): 87-110.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Vernon Lee: aesthetic expenditure, noblesse oblige." Athena’s Shuttle. Ed. Franco Marucci and Emma Sdegno. Milano: Cisalpino, Istituto Editoriale Universitario, 2000.
Ricardo Ortiz. "​Revolution’s Other Histories: the Sexual, Cultural and Critical Legacies of Roberto Fernandez Retamar’s ’Caliban’​." Social Text 17.1 (1999): 33-58.
Emily C. Francomano. "​Escaping by a Hair: Silvina Ocampo Re-Members Porphyria’s Lover." Letras Femeninas 25.1-2 (1999): 65-77.
Nicoletta Pireddu, ed. Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest​. Napoli: Loffredo Editore, 1999.
Ricardo L. Ortíz. "LA Women: Jim Morrison with John Rechy." The Queer Sixties. Ed. Patricia Juliana Smith. New York and London: Routledge, 1999.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Cristina Terrile, La crise de la volonté ou le romanesque en question: Borgese, Green, Perutz, Pirandello, Kafka (Paris: Honoré Champion, 1997)." Canadian Review of Comparative Literature/Revue Canadienne de Littérature Comparée 26.2 (1999): 366-70.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Sublime Supplements: Beckett and the Fizzling Out of Meaning​." The Critical Response to Samuel Beckett. Ed. Cathleen Culotta Andonian. Westport, Conn. and London: Greenwood Press, 1998.
Ricardo Ortiz. "Docile Bodies, Volatile Texts: Political Erotics in Cuban-Exile Prison Memoirs​." Annals of Scholarship 12.3/4 (1998): 91-111.
Emily C. Francomano. "The Fall and the Fruits of Reading the Libro de buen amor." La corónica 26.2 (1998): 211-26.
Ricardo Ortiz. "Cafe, Culpa and Capital: Nostalgic Addictions of Cuban Exile." Yale Journal of Criticism 10.1 (1997): 63-84.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "’Il divino pregio del dono’: Andrea Sperelli’s economy of pleasures​." Annali d’italianistica 15 (1997): 175-201.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​CaRterbury Tales: Romances of Disenchantment in Geoffrey Chaucer and Angela Carter." The Comparatist 21 (1997): 117-148.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Walter Pater. The forms of modernity. Le forme della modernità, ed. by F.Marucci and E. Bizzotto (Milano: Cisalpino, 1996)." Rivista di Studi Vittoriani II.2 (1997): 176-78.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Denis Donoghue, Walter Pater. Lover of Strange Souls (New York: Knopf, 1995)." Rivista di studi vittoriani II.3 (1997): 135-39.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "’The terrible pleasure of a double life:’ Dorian Gray tra estetica ed etica." L’ombra, il doppio, il riflesso. Ed. Giulia Poggi. Verona: Special issue of Quaderni di Lingue e Letterature, Universita’ di Verona, 1997.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Beyond figuration, below the threshold. Some observations on postmodernism and the sublime​." Negations 1 (1996): 21-40.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Beyond figuration, below the threshold. Some observations on postmodernism and the sublime​." Negations 1.1 (1996): 21-40.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​“Story(re)tellers: Geoffrey Chaucer and the Romances of the Fallen Angel(a)”​." Atti del Convegno “Angela Carter: Tradizioni, Innovazioni, Traduzioni. Ed. Serena Cenni and Alex Falzon. Siena: Università di Siena, 1996.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​’Bussola e cornucopia: la caccia al tesoro di Gadda e Beckett​." La linea longobarda. Ed. Luigi Ballerini. Saratoga, CA: ANMA Libri, 1996.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "The mark and the mask: psychosis in Artaud’s alphabet of cruelty." Arachne. An international journal of language and literature 3.1 (1996): 43-65.
Adam Lifshey. "Esa beldad muerta’”: La judía arquetípica en la Raquel de Vicente García de la Huerta​." Aleph 11 (1996): 66-84.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​’Portable Ecstasies’: The Rhetoric of Opium in De Quincey’s Autobiography​." Etudes Anglaises 48.3 (1995): 268-76.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Saints and aesthetes in J-K.Huysmans’s artificial paradises​." Orbis Litterarum 50.6 (1995): 321-44.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "’Je meurs, donc j’écris’: folie d’Igitur, folie de Mallarmé​." Narciso allo specchio: dal mito al complesso. Ed. Elio Mosele. Fasano: Schena, 1995.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Elisabetta Rasy, Ritratti di signora. Tre storie di fine secolo, (Milano: Rizzoli, 1995)." Annali d’italianistica 13 (1995): 532-35.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Michel Maffesoli, Au creux des apparences (Paris: Plon, 1990); Michel Onfray, La sculpture de soi (Paris: Grasset, 1993)." Quaderni di lingue e letterature 19 (1994): 294-97.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Scribi del caos: Carlo Emilio Gadda, Samuel Beckett​." Comparatistica 6 (1994): 105-20.
Ricardo Ortiz. "​Fielding’s Orientalist Moment: Historical Fiction and Historical Knowledge in ’Tom Jones’." Studies in English Literature 33.3 (1993): 609-628.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "The strength of weakness: Michel Foucault and Italian pensiero debole​." Prosthesis 1.1 (1992): 59-70.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Between fantasque and fantasmagorique: a fantastic reading of Balzac’s La Peau de chagrin​." Paroles gelées 9 (1992): 33-47.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "Il rumore dell’incertezza: sistemi aperti e chiusi in White Noise di Don DeLillo​." Quaderni di lingue e letterature 17 (1992): 129-140.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "H.D.’s palimpsests/texts: scratching the parchment of male writing." Rohwedder. International Journal of Literature & Art 7 (1992): 59-64.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Between fantasque and fantasmagorique: a fantastic reading of Balzac’s La Peau de chagrin​." Paroles gelées 9 (1992): 33-47.
Nicoletta Pireddu. "​Paternità letteraria, figli postmoderni: The Dead Father di Donald Barthelme​." Quaderni di lingue e letterature 15 (1990): 165-174.
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