11 and 13 October 2016: Guido Mazzoni on Law, Literature, Morality

Dear all,

This week will be devoted to Law and Literature. Our guest, Guido Mazzoni, is an expert in the field of literature and poetry and he recently devoted his attention to the theory of the novel . You can read his cv below. There will be no class on Wednesday, 12 October. We will keep you updated about the readings.


Guido Mazzoni

Guido Mazzoni (1967) studied at the Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa. He has been a fellow at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris (1994-1995), Lecturer at the University College London (1995-96), Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of Chicago (2003-04), Italian Affiliated Fellow at the American for the Arts Academy in Rome (2007), Professeur invité Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris (2010), Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago (2011), Visiting Professor at the University of California, Berkeley (2016).

He has written two books of poetry La scomparsa del respiro dopo la caduta [The disappearance of breath after the fall] (in Poesia contemporanea. Terzo quaderno italiano, edited by Franco Buffoni, Guerini, 1992) and I mondi [The Worlds] (Donzelli, 2010), and the essays Forma e solitudine [Form and Loneliness] (Marcos y Marcos 2002); Sulla poesia moderna [On Modern Poetry] (Il Mulino 2005) [French translation Sur la poésie moderne (Garnier 2014)];Teoria del romanzo (Il Mulino 2011) [English translation, Theory of the Novel, is forthcoming in 2017]; I destini generali [The General Destinies] (Laterza 2015). He is one of the founders and the editors of the website «Le parole e le cose».

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