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Guiseppe Di Scipio
Position: Professor of Comparative Literature and French
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. CUNY Graduate Center
Research Interests: Dante, Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

Books:

Telling Tales: Medieval Narrative and the Folk Tradition. New York: Saint Martin's Press, 1999.Co-editor with Francesca Canade Sautman and Dianan Conchado.

The Presence of Pauline Thought in the Works of Dante. The Edwin Mellen Press, 1995.

Dante's Lyric Poetry, J. Tusiani translator, Introduction and Notes by G. DiScipio, 244 pages. New York: Legas, 1991. Revised and Reprinted, 1999.

The "Divine Comedy" and the Encyclopedia of Arts and Sciences. Amsterdam: John Benjamins B.V., 1998.

The Symbolic Rose in Dante's "Paradiso". Ravenna: Longo, 1984. Collana: "Interprete", no. 42, pp. 176.


Selected articles:

"San Tommaso e il 'suo latino'" in La Ciociaria tra Scrittori e Cineasti, a cura di Franco Zangrilli. Pesaro: Meaturo, 2004.

"Dante Writes the Divina Commedia" in Great Events in History: The Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Salen, NC: Salem Press, 2004.

"Italian Culture and New York" in Acta of the Exchange Rome New York, Fall 2002.

"Dante Aligheiri" pp. 220-227; "Decameron", pp. 228-232; "Italian Tradition", pp. 527-537; "Novella", pp. 715-719; in Medieval Folklore, an Encyclopedia of Myth, Legends, Tales, Beliefs, and Customs. Carl Lindhal, John McNamara, John Lindow, eds. Santa Barbara, CA; Denver, CO; Oxford, England: ABC-CLIO, 2000.

"In atto soave: Maria nel Purgatorio. In Maria Vergine nella Litteratura Italiana, ed. Florinda Innace. Stony Brook, NY:Forum Italicum Publishing, 2000.

"Paradiso 24" in Dante's "Divine Comedy" Introductory Readings III: "Paradiso", ed. Tibor Wlassics. Charlottesville: Virgina 1995.

"Dialogue with Francesca Sanvitale" in Italian Journal, 1993, No. , Vol. VII.

"Religion and Death in Il Gattopardo: A Meditiation through Montaigne, in Etica Cristiana e Scrittori del Novecento, Florida Innance, ed. New York: Filibrary, No. 5, 1993, pp. 39-60.

"Lectura Dantis" Purgatorio XXI, The Canadian Journal Italian Studies, Vol XV, 1992, pp. 81-93.

"Dante's Epistle V and St. Paul," in Voices in Translation: The Authority of "Olde Bookes" in Medieval Literature, eds. Deborah Sinnreich and Gail Sigal. New York: AMS Press, 1991.

"Literary Models and Folk Traditions: Ganfo the Fool in Giovanni Sercambi's Novelliere." Medieval Folklore, Vol. I, No. 1, Spring 1991, 23 pp.

"La megalopoli Americana, oggi" in Comunita Europea e Democraia Americana: Originalita e Confronti. Edizioni del CEISLO, 1992. Genova: Key Desktop Publishing, 1991.

"Inferno XIV", in Lectura Dantis, Lectural Dantis Virginiana, Spring 1990, No. 6, pp. 173-188.


Editorial Positions:


Forum Italicum

Canadian Journal of Italian Studies, Editor and Reviewer

Italian Journal, Editor and Reviewe