Seminar: Martin McLaughlin


Location: Hayes-Healy Center, Room 129

“Dante, Inferno 31: A Canto For the Boys?”

A Public Workshop and Seminar in connection with Zygmunt Baranski’s Graduate Course, “Dante’s World of Books”

Martin McLaughlin is Agnelli-Serena Professor of Italian at Oxford, and a Fellow of Magdalen College. He has published widely on Italian literature from the Middle Ages to the present, including Literary Imitation in the Italian Renaissance and Italo Calvino. He has co-edited and contributed to a number of volumes: Petrarch in BritainDante the Lyric and Ethical Poet, and The Pre-Raphaelites and Italy.  He has also translated works by Italo Calvino – Why Read the Classics?Hermit in Paris: Autobiographical WritingsThe Complete CosmicomicsInto the War – and Umberto Eco – On Literature.

(A reading list for the workshop may be found on the Italian Studies event page; please contact for access to these materials via e-reserves.)