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 EDUCATION

PUBLICATIONS

BIBLIOGRAFIA RAGIONATA
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Books
Articles and Reviews

Review Articles
Review Notices
Conferences

TEACHING
Universities and
Academic Programs
Abroad

Courses Taught

ADMINISTRATIVE
ACTIVITIES


 PUBLICATIONS ONLINE

Gino Casagrande, PhD
Emeritus, University of Wisconsin

Curriculum vitae


EDUCATION

 

1945  Graduate (licenza ginnasiale) from Ginnasio Classico, Gualdo-Tadino, Perugia, Italy.

1947  Graduate (Diploma) from Istituto "A. Fabbri" (a State Institute for Teachers), Gubbio, Perugia, Italy.

1948-50  Attended Istituto Universitario Orientale, Naples, Italy.

1951  Attended St. Mary's College of California, Moraga, California.

1955  Graduate (B.S. in Business and Economics) from University of California, Berkeley, California

1956-58   Completed studies for M.S. in Economics of Foreign Trade at California State University, San Francisco, California.

1966  M.A. in Romance Languages and Literature from University of California, Berkeley, California.

1978  Ph.D. in Italian (with Minor in Spanish) from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
 
 
 
PUBLICATIONS

Books:

Paolo Beni, L'Anticrusca - Parti II, III, IV.  Testo inedito a cura di G. Casagrande. Firenze:  presso l'Accademia della Crusca, 1982, pp. lxxv-277.
 
 
Articles and Reviews:

  1. "Modern Usage and Syntactic Construction of the Impersonal Si in Italian", in «The Modern Language Journal», LI (1967), pp. 492-496.

  2. "Dio e Fortuna nel Decameron", in «Proceedings. Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages», v. 18 (1967), pp. 115-121.

  3. "Nota sull'impiego pleonastico di alcune particelle grammaticali", Idioma: Zeitschrift fur Moderne Sprachen 5 (1967), p.225-226

  4. "Cruscaria (cruscheria)," Lingua Nostra 33 (1972), p.51

  5. "Il corollario di Matelda: Purgatorio XXVIII, 139-148," in *Psicoanalisi e strutturalismo di fronte a   Dante. Vol. II: Lettura della Commedia, Firenze: L. S. Olschki, 1972, p.235-250

  6. "La comunicazione non verbale nella Divina Commedia,"  L'Alighieri 14, 1 (1973), p.3-22

  7. "Achos, achtos: acedia, anxietas in Nemesio, Burgundio e nell'interpretazione scolastica," Aevum 47 (1974), p.506-523

  8. I s'appellava in terra il sommo bene»: Paradiso XXVI, 134,"  Aevum  50 (1976), p.249-273

  9. "Le parti inedite de L'Anticrusca di Paolo beni," Giornale Storico della Letteratura Italiana 145 (1978), p224-229

  10. "Dante e Filippo Argenti: riscontri patristici e note di critica semantica,"  Studi Danteschi 51 (1978), p.221-254

  11. Introduzione, in Paolo Beni, L'Anticrusca - Parti II, III, IV. Testo a cura di G. Casagrande. Firenze: presso l'Accademia della Crusca, 1982, pp. IX-LXXV.

  12. [co-authored by Christopher Kleinhenz] "Inferno VII: Cariddi e l'avarizia,"  Aevum 54 (1980), p.340-344

  13. "Parole di Dante: «indico legno»,"  Lingua Nostra 42 (1981), p.98-102

  14. Rev. Richard Kay, "Dante's Razor and Gratian's DXV" [Dante Studies 97(1979), pp. 65-95]. In  Studi e Problemi di Critica Testuale Vol. 22, Aprile 1981, p. 226-227.

  15. [co-authored by Christopher Kleinhenz] "Literary end Philosophical Perspectives on the Wheel of the Five Senses in Longthorpe Tower," Traditio 41 (1985), p.313-327

  16. Rev. Mauda Bregoli Russo, "Le Egloghe di Dante: un'analisi,"  [Italica 62 (1985), p.30-40].
    In: Studi e Problemi di Critica Testuale Vol. 31, Ottobre 1985, p.273-274
     

  17. Rev. Paolo Cherchi, "Per la femmina balba,"  {Quaderni d'Italianistica 6 (1985), p.228-232].
    In: Studi e Problemi di Critica Testuale 36, Aprile 1988, p.265
     

  18. Rev. Caron Ann Cioffi, "«Dolce color d'orïental zaffiro»: A Gloss on Purgatorio 1.13," in Modern Philology 82 (1985). p.355-364].
    In: Studi e Problemi di Critica Testuale 31, October 1985, p.272-273 

  19. "In memoriam Gerhard Rohlfs (1892-1986)", in Italica, 64/3 (1987), pp. 533-536.

  20. "Il freddo animale e la concubina: Purgatorio IX, 1-6,"  in *Filologia e critica dantesca: Studi offerti a Aldo Vallone, Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 1989, p.141-159

  21. "«Esto visibile parlare»: A Synaesthetic Approach to Purgatorio X, 55-63,"  in *Lectura Dantis Newberryana, Vol. II, Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1990, p.21-57

  22. Rev. Dante Alighieri, Commedia, con il commento di Anna Maria Chiavacci Leonardi: Inferno (Milano: Mondadori,1991), Purgatorio (Milano: Mondadori, 1994)].
    In: Dante Studies 112 (1994), p.289-299
     

  23.  "«Per la dannosa colpa de la gola»: note sul contrapasso di Inferno VI,"  Studi Danteschi 62 (1966), p.39-53

  24. "Cera nei Poeti del Duecento e in Dante: una proposta per Rime 22 (LXIX), 7,"  in *Ulysses: Studies in Memory of Emmanuel Hatzantonis, edited by Augustus Mastri [ Annali d'Italianistica Studi e Testi , directed by Luigi Monga & Dino S. Cervigni], Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 1997, p.21-33

  25. "Parole di Dante: abborrare,"  Studi Danteschi 63 (1997), p.177-190

  26. "Parole di Dante: il «lungo silenzio» di Inferno I, 63,"  Giornale Storico della Letteratura Italiana 84 (1997), p.243-254

  27. "Beni Paolo, in Encyclopedia of the Renaissance, Ed. by Paul F. Grendler, New York, Scribner, 1999, vol. 1, pp. 203-204.

  28. Avarice, in *The Dante Encyclopedia, ed. by Richard Lansing, New York, Garland Press, 2000, pp. 75-77.

  29. Avaricious, in *The Dante Encyclopedia, ed. by Richard Lansing, New York, Garland Press, 2000, pp. 77-79.

  30. Zodiac, in *The Dante Encyclopedia, ed. by Richard Lansing, New York, Garland Press, 2000, p. 896.

  31. "Parole di Dante: accidïoso fummo" (Inf. VII, 123), in «Studi Danteschi», LXVII (2002), pp. 57-71.

  32. "Alan of Lille and Dante: Questions of Influence", in «Italica», 82 (2005), pp. 356-365. [co-authored by Christopher Kleinhenz].

  33. Purgatorio,V: «inanellare / disposare», in «Studi Danteschi», LXXII (2007), pp. 45-63.

  34. "Tessere dantesche: con tempesta impetuösa e agra (Inf. XXIV 147); l'acerbo (Inf. XXV 18); acro (Purg. XXXI 3)", in «Studi Danteschi», LXXIII (2008), pp. 39-54). 

  35. "Le Teofanie di Paradiso XXXIII", in «Studi Danteschi», LXXIV (2009), 199-224.

  36. «Quando a cantar con organi si stea» (Purg. IX 144), in «Studi Danteschi», LXXVI, pp. 165-178.

  37. "Due note a Paradiso XIII: «e se al ‘surse’ drizzi li occhi chiari» (106), «acciò che re sufficïente fosse» (96), in «Studi Danteschi», LXXvii (2012), pp. 235-247.

  38. «Fresco smeraldo in l'ora che si fiacca» (Purg. VII 75) e l'interpretazione di André Pézard, in Electronic Bulletin of the Dante Society of America. (12 Feb. 2013) [Cliccare qui per leggerlo]

 
Review Notices:

In:  «Studi e Problemi di Critica Testuale», vols. 11-35 (1975-1987).
 
   Vol. 11 (Ottobre 1975), p.320-324:

  • [Costanzo di Girolamo, "Microscopia di un sonetto di Dante," in Modern Language Notes 90 (1975), p.22-37]

   Vol. 12 (Aprile 1976), p.338-341:

  • [Bernard S. Levy, "Beatrice's Greeting and Dante's Sigh in the Vita Nuova," in Dante Studies 92 (1974), p.53-62]

  • [Barbara Nolan, "The Vita Nuova and Richard of St. Victor's Phenomenology of Vision," in Dante Studies 92 (1974), p.35-52]

  • [Denise Heilbonn, "Dante's Gate of Dis and Heavenly Jerusalem," in Studies in Philology 72 (1975), p.167-192]

  • [David Thompson, "A Note on Fraudulent Counsel," in Dante Studies 92 (1974), p.149-152]

  • [Marianne Shapiro, "An Old French Source for Ugolino?," in Dante Studies 92 (1974), p.129-147]

  • [Filippo Salvatore, "Un ignoto difensore di Dante nel Seicento," in Dante Studies 92 (1974), p.153-166]

  Vol. 13 (Ottobre 1976), p.340-342:

  • [Costanzo Di Girolamo, "Figure, messaggi, e messaggi delle figure:Dante, Rime CIII," in Modern Language Notes 91 (1976), p.12-29]

  • [Christopher Kleinhenz, "A Nose for Art - Purgatorio VII: Notes on Dante's Iconographic Sense," in Italica 62 (1975), p.372-379]

  Vol. 14 (Aprile 1977), p.239-241:

  • [Christopher Kleinhenz, "Infernal Guardians Revisited:«Cerbero, il gran vermo»," in Dante Studies 93 (1975), p.185-199]

  • [Charles T. Davis, "Dante's Vision of History," in Dante Studies 93 (1975), p.143-160]

  • [Louis M. La Favia, "Benvenuto de Imola's Dependence on Dante," in Dante Studies 93 (1975), p.161-175]

  • [Michael Wigodsky, "«Nacqui sub Iulio» - Inf. I, 70," in Dante Studies 93 (1975), p.177-183]

  • [Robert M. Durling, "«Io son venuto»: Seneca, Plato and the Microcosm," in Dante Studies 93 (1975), p.95-129]

 Vol. 15 (Ottobre 1977), p.336-342:

  • [Mario Trovato, "Il contrapasso nell'ottava bolgia," in Dante Studies 94 (1976), p.47-60]

  • [William R. Cook and Ronald B. Herzman, "St. Eustace: A Note on Inferno XXVII," in Dante Studies 94 (1976), p.137-139]

  • [Richard H. Lansing, "Submerged Meanings in Dante's Similies: Inferno XXVII," in Dante Studies 94 (1976), p.61-69]

  • [Marianne Shapiro, "Addendum: Christological Language in Inferno XXXIII," in Dante Studies 94 (1976), p.141-143]

  • [Nicolae Iliescu, "Il commento di Guido da Pisa," in Dante Studies 94 (1976), p.145-154]

Vol. 16 (Aprile 1978), p.332-333:

  • [Franco Masciandaro, "Notes on the Image of the Point in the Divine Comedy," in Italica 54 (1977), p.215-226]

  • [Giuseppe Baglivi and Garrett McCutchan, "Dante, Christ and the Fallen Bridges," in Italiaca 54 (1977), p.250-262]

Vol. 17 (Ottobre 1978), p.336:

  • [Christopher Kleinhenz, "Food for Thought: Purgatorio XXII, 146-147," in Dante Studies 95 (1977), p.69-79]

  • [Daniel J. Ransom, "Panis Angelorum: A Palinode in the Paradiso," in Dante Studies 95 (1977), p.81-94]

Vol. 18 (Aprile 1979), p. 336-338:

  • [Michal Peled Ginsburg, "Litarary Convention and Poetic Technique: The Poetry of Cavalcanti and Dante," in Italica 54 (1977), p.485-501]

  • [Barbara Apfelbaum, "Dante's Self Exegesis in Convivio II: The Poetics of the Ineffable," Forum Italicum 12 (1978), p.11-25]

  • [James I. Wismatt, "Beatrice as a Figure for Mary," in Traditio 33 (1977), p.402-414]

  • [Rinaldina Russell, "Studio dei generi medievali italiani: il compianto per la morte dell'amata," in Italica 54 (1977), p.449-467]

Vol. 19 (Ottobre 1975), p. 340-341:

  • [Sally A. Mussetter, "Inferno 30: Dante's Counterfeit Adam," in Traditio 34 (1978), p.427-435]

  • [James L. Miller, "Three Mirrors of Dante's Paradiso," in University of Toronto Quarterly 46 (Spring 1976-77), p.280-308]

  • [Victoria Kirkham, "Numerology and Allegory in Boccaccio's Caccia di Diana," in Traditio 34 (1979), p.303-329]

Vol. 20 (Aprile 1980), p.326-328:

  • [Rudy S. Spraycar, "Dante's «lago del cor»," in Dante Studies 96 (1978), p.1-19]

  • [R. A. Shoaf, "Auri sacra fames and the Age of Gold: Purg. XXII 40-41 and 148-150," in Dante Studies 96 (1978), p.195-199]

  • [Kevin Brownlee, "Dante and Narcissus: Purg. XXX, 76-99," in Dante Studies 96 (1978), p.201-205]

  • [Anthony K. Cassel, "«Mostrando con le poppe il petto»: Purg. XXIII, 102," in Dante Studies 96 (1978), p.75-81]

Vol. 21 (Ottobre 1981), p.338:

  • [Ruggero Stefanini,  "La leggenda di Sant'Eugenia e la novella d'Alessandro <Decameron II, 3>: L'esibizione apologetica del seno nella tradizione narrativa, con un excursus sulla 'fortuna' nell'opera di Boccaccio," in Romance Philology 33 (1980), p.388-410]

Vol. 22 (Aprile 1981), p.334-335:

  • [Amilcare A. Iannucci, "Beatrice in Limbo: A Metaphoric Harrowing of Hell," in Dante Studies 97 (1979), p.23-45]

  • [Thomas Werge, "The Race to Death and the Race for Salvation in Dante's Commedia," in Dante Studies 97 (1979), p.1-12]

  • [William J. O'Brien, "The Bread of Angels in Paradiso II: A Liturgical Note," in Dante Studies 97, (1979), p.97-106]

Vol. 24 (Aprile 1982), p. 326-328:

  • [Robert Ball, "Theological Semantics: Virgil's pietas and Dante's pietà," in Stanford Italian Review 2 (1981), p.59-79]

  • [Richard Kenneth Emmerson & Ronald B. Herzman, "Antichrist, Simon Magus, and Dante's Inferno XIX," in Traditio 36 (1980), p.372-398]

Vol. 26 (Aprile 1983), p.328-331:

  • [Christopher Kleinhenz, "Plutus, Fortune, and Michael: The Eternal Triangle," in Dante Studies 98 (1980), p.35-52]

  • [Ronald B. Herzman, "Cannibalism and Communion in Inferno XXXIII," in Dante Studies 98 (1980), 53-78]

  • [Nathaniel B. Smith, "Arnaut Daniel in the Purgatorio: Dante Ambivalence toward Provençal," in Dante Studies 98 (1980), p.99-109]

  • [Giuseppe C. Di Scipio, "Dante and St. Paul: The Blinding Light and Water," in Dante Studies 98 (1980), p.151-157]

  • [John Ahern, "Binding the Book: Hermeneutics and Manuscript Productions in Paradiso 33," in Publications of the Modern Language Association of America 97 (1982), p.800-809]

  • [Gordon Poole, "Dante's canzone Tre donne intorno al cor," in Dante Studies 98 (1980), p.123-144]

Vol. 27 (Ottobre 1983), p.330:

  • [Lorraine Kochanske Stock, "Reversion for Conversion: Moral Images in Dante's Commedia, " in Italian Quarterly 23 (1982), p.5-15]

Vol. 28 (Aprile 1984), p.332-333:

  • [Christopher Kleinhenz, "Iconographic Parody in Inferno 21," in Res Publica Litterarum 5 (1982), p.125-137]

  • [Millicent Marcus, "The Sweet New Style Reconsidered: A Gloss on the Tale of Cimone: Decameron V, 1," in Italian Quarterly 21 (1980), p.5-16]

Vol. 29 (Ottobre 1984), p.327-329:

  • [Ronald G. Witt, "Brunetto Latini and the Italian Tradition of Ars Dictaminis," in Stanford Italian Review 3 (1983), p.5-24]

  • [Lawrence Baldassarro, "Metamorphosis as Punishment and Redemption in Inferno XXIV," in Dante Studies 99 (1981), p.89-112]

  • [Thomas R. Nevin, "Regenerate Nature in Purgatorio XXVI," in Stanford Italian Review 3 (1983), p.65-81]

  • [Marguerite Chiarenza, "Boethian Themes in Dante's Reading of Virgil," in Stanford Italian Review 3 (1983), p.25-35]

Vol. 31 (Ottobre 1985). p.330-331:

  • [Antonio D'Andrea, "La struttura della Vita Nuova: le divisioni delle rime," in Yearbook of Italian Studies 4 (1980), p.13-40]

  • [Sally Mussetter, "Ritornare a lo principio: Dante and the Sin of Brunetto Latini," in Philological Quarterly 63 (1984), p.431-448]

Vol. 35 (Ottobre 1987), p. 311:

  • [Christopher Kleinhenz, "Dante and the Bible: Intertextual Approaches to the Divine Comedy," in Italica 63 (1986), p.225-236]

  • [Christopher Kleinhenz, "Notes on Dante's Use of Classical Myths and Mythographical Tradition," in Romance Quarterly 33 (1986), p.477-484]

Conferences:

  • 1967. Gonzaga University, Pacific Conference on Foreign Languages, Il concetto di Fortuna in Boccaccio e in Dante.

  • 1971. Istituto Dantesco Europeo, Milano-Gressoney St. Jean, Il corollario di Matelda.

  • 1972. University of Kentucky, La cinesica nella Divina Commedia.

  • 1974. San Diego State University, Forms of Expression in Dante.

  • 1976. MMLA, St. Louis, MO, Spunti sinestetici nel Convivio.

  • 1984. University of Indiana, AAIS, San Francesco 'Novus athleta Christi': appunti danteschi.

  • 1985. International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, 'Cera' e 'Ciera': Immagini e impressioni in alcuni poeti del Duecento e in Dante.

  • 1986. The Newberry Library, Chicago, IL, Synaesthesia in Dante and Purgatorio X, 55-63

  • 1987. International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Uguccione's "Magnae Derivationes" as Dante's Dictionary.

  • 1994. International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Ciacco and the Punishment of Gluttony.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1960-2000

 

Universities and Academic Programs Abroad

  • University of California-Berkeley (1960-65)

  • University of Oregon (1965-68, 1970-73, 1981-82, Summer '86)

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (1974-87, 1992-98)

  • University of Oregon Italian Studies Center at the University of Pavia, Italy (1968-70)

  • Indiana-Wisconsin Academic Year at the University of Bologna, Italy (1980-81)

  • Michigan and Wisconsin Academic Program in Florence, Italy (Fall 1985-86)

  • Michigan and Wisconsin Academic Program in Florence, Italy (1987-92)

  • Michigan, Wisconsin and Duke Academic Program in Florence, Italy (1998-99)

  • University of Oregon Summer Program at the Università per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy (1976, '79, '82, '85)

  • University of Wisconsin Summer Program at the Università per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy (1994-2000)

Courses Taught

  • Language Courses

    • All levels of Italian Language

    • History of the Italian Language

    • Early Italian Texts

    • Language and Style in Boccaccio's Decameron

  • Literature and Civilization Courses

    • Italian Literature in Translation

    • Survey of Italian Literature

    • Dante and His Times

    • The Divina Commedia

    • Humanism and Renaissance in Italy

    • Italian Literature of the Renaissance

    • Italian Renaissance Civilization

    • The Poetry of Michelangelo and the Prose of Leonardo

    • Eighteenth Century Italian Literature

    • Nineteenth Century Italian Literature

    • Twentieth Century Italian Literature and Society

    • Twentieth Century Italian Poetry

    • The Poetry of Ungaretti and Montale

 

 ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • 1968-69. Associate Director of the Oregon System of Higher Education "Italian Studies Center", Pavia, Italy. [Here is the famous Certosa of Pavia].

  • 1969-70. Director of the Oregon System of Higher Education "Italian Studies Center", Pavia, Italy.

  • SS 1976. Director of Program for the University of Oregon at the Italian University for Foreigners, Perugia, Italy. [The University Main Building: Palazzo Gallenga, façade].

  • SS 1979. Director of Program for the University of Oregon at the Italian University for Foreigners, Perugia, Italy. [Perugia: Fontana Maggiore].

  • 1980-81. Director of the Universities of Indiana and Wisconsin  Academic Program in Bologna, Italy. [Bologna, Portico di Santo Stefano].

  • SS 1982. Director of the University of Oregon Summer Program at the Italian University for Foreigners, Perugia, Italy. [The University Main Building: Palazzo Gallenga, East Side].

  • 1987-92. Director of the Universities of Michigan and Wisconsin Academic Program in Florence, Italy. [Sesto Fiorentino, Program Seat Villa Corsi Salviati]

  • SS 1994. Founder and Director of the first UW Summer Program at the Università per Stranieri in Perugia, Italy. [Perugia: "The Etruscan Arch"].

  • SS 1995. Director of the University of Wisconsin Summer Program at the Università per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy. [Perugia, Church of St. Agata. A Medieval painting: "The Trinity"].

  • SS 1996. Director of the University of Wisconsin Summer Program at the Università per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy.

  • SS 1997. Director of the University of Wisconsin Summer Program at the Università per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy.

  • SS 1998. Director of the University of Wiscondin Summer Program at the Università per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy.

  • 1998-99. Director of the Universities of Michigan, Wisconsin and Duke Academic Program in Florence, Italy.

  • SS 1999. Director of the University of Wisconsin Summer Program at the Università per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy.

  • SS 2000. Director of the University of Wisconsin Summer Program at the Università per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy.

 


PUBLICATIONS ONLINE

     

                              Updated October 2009