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Research Publications

Publications.

Books and Editions:

  1.  Jossa, Stefano, and Giuliana Pieri (eds), Chivalry, Academy, and Cultural Dialogues: The Italian Contribution to European Culture, Italian Perspectives, 37 (Cambridge: Legenda, 2016)
  2.  The Italian Academies 1525-1700, Networks of Culture, Innovation and Dissent, Edited by Jane E. Everson, Denis V. Reidy, Lisa Sampson (Oxford: Legenda, 2016)
  3. Testa, S., Italian Academies and their Networks, 1525-1700, from Local to Global, Italian and Italian and American Studies (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2015), 304 pp. / Hardback / ISBN 978113743840
  4. Napoli e il Gigante: Il Vesuvio tra imagine scrittura e memoria, ed. by R. Casapullo and L. Gianfrancesco (Rubettino, 2015)
  5. Barbara Torelli Benedetti, Partenia, a pastoral play, a bilingual ed. with notes and translation by Lisa Sampson and Barbara Burgess-Van Aken, “The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe” series (Toronto: Iter/ Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2013) 359 pp / Paperback / ISBN 978-0-7727-2136-5. Winner of Josephine Roberts Award for the Best Scholarly Edition of 2013 in Gender and Women’s Studies, conferred by the US based Society for the Study of Early Modern Women (SSEMW).
  6. Testa, S., Scipione di Castro e il suo trattato politico. Testo critico e traduzione inglese inedita del Seicento, in the series: Cinquecento, coord. Paolo Procaccioli (Manziana [Rome]: Vecchiarelli, 2012), 203pp. / paperback / ISBN 9788882473082

Chapters in Books

  1. Reidy, Denis V., ‘From Woodblock to Copper Engraving: Illustrating the Italian Learned Academies, 1525–1700’, in Chivalry, Academy, and Cultural Dialogues: The Italian Contribution to European Culture, ed. by Stefano Jossa and Giuliana Pieri, Italian Perspectives, 37 (Cambridge: Legenda, 2016)
  2. Sampson, Lisa, ‘Performing Female Cultural Sociability between Court and Academy: Isabella Pallavicino Lupi and Angelo Ingegneri’s Danza di Venere (1584)’, in Chivalry, Academy, and Cultural Dialogues: The Italian Contribution to European Culture, ed. by Stefano Jossa and Giuliana Pieri, Italian Perspectives, 37 (Cambridge: Legenda, 2016)
  3. Testa, Simone, ‘Treasures of Knowledge. Thesoro as a Handbook in the Sixteenth Century’, in in Chivalry, Academy, and Cultural Dialogues: The Italian Contribution to European Culture, ed. by Stefano Jossa and Giuliana Pieri, Italian Perspectives, 37 (Cambridge: Legenda, 2016)
  4. Testa, S., ‘Peranda, Giovanfrancesco’, and ‘Peretti Damasceni, Alessandro’, in Dizionario biografico degli italiani, vol. 82 (Rome: Istituto dell’Enciclopedia, 2015), pp. 298-300 and 340-42.
  5. Everson, J. E., ‘Critical authorities, canonical traditions and occasional literature: the case of the early modern Italian Academies’, in Authority, Innovation and Early Modern Epistemology. Essays in Honour of Hilary Gatti, ed. Martin McLaughlin, Ingrid Rowland and Elisabetta Tarantino (Leeds: Legenda, 2015).
  6. Everson, J. E., ‘Le Accademie italiane del Cinque e Seicento: nuove richerche e una nuova risorsa on-line’, in Le Virtuose adunanze: la cultura accademica tra XVI e XVII secolo, Atti del convegno di Latina (16-17 Feb. 2012), ed. C. Gurreri (Avellino: Edizioni sinestesie, 2015).
  7. Gianfrancesco, L., ‘Vesuvio e società: informazione, propaganda e dibattito intellettuale a Napoli nel primo Seicento’, in Napoli e il Gigante: Il Vesuvio tra imagine scrittura e memoria, ed. by R. Casapullo and L. Gianfrancesco (Rubettino, 2015)
  8. Everson, J. E., ‘Propaganda, dibattito scientifico o autori e pubblicazioni a proprie spese (APS): le Accademie del Cinque e Seicento e il mondo della stampa.’ in Dissonanze concordi. Temi, questioni e personaggi intorno ad Anton Francesco Doni, ed. by G. Rizzarelli, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2013, pp.123-47.
  9. Sampson, L., ‘The dramatic text/paratext: Barbara Torelli’s Partenia, favola boschereccia (MS, c. 1587)’, Soglie testuali. Funzioni del paratesto nel secondo Cinquecento e oltre // Textual Thresholds. Functions of Paratexts in the Late-Sixteenth Century and Beyond. Atti della giornata di studi, Universita di Groningen 13 dicembre 2007, ed. by Philiep Bossier and Rolien Scheffer (Manziana (Rome): Vecchiarelli, 2010), pp. 103-137.

Journal Articles

  1. Gianfrancesco, L., ‘“And the voice of the people climbed Parnassus”: Lingua napolitana from Street Dialect to Canon.’ in Interactions Between Orality and Writing in Early Modern Italian Culture, ed. by Luca degl’Innocenti, Brian Richardson, and Chiara Sbordoni (Ashgate, 2015), pp. 145-58.
  2. Everson, J. E., ‘The melting pot of science and belief: studying Vesuvius in seventeenth-century Naples’, Renaissance Studies, 26:5 (2012), pp. 691-727.
  3. Sampson, L., ‘“Non lasciar così facilmente publicar le cose mie”: manuscript secular drama in sixteenth-century Italy’, Italian Studies, special issue Scribal Culture in Italy, 1450-1650, ed. by Brian Richardson and Filippo de Vivo, 66: 2 (2011), 161-76
  4. Gianfrancesco, L, ‘Accademie, scienza e celebrazioni a Napoli nel primo Seicento’, Quaderni di Symbolon, 5 (2010), pp. 177-213.
  5. Gianfrancesco, L, ‘From Propaganda to science: looking at the world of Academies in Early Seventeenth-century Naples’, in The Disciplines of the Arts and Sciences in Naples: Medieval, Early Modern, Contemporary, (edited by John A. Marino and Carlo Vecce), California Italian Studies Journal (ISSN: 2155-7926), 3:1, (2012), pp. 1-31 (http://escholarship.org/uc/ismrg_cisj)
  6. Testa, S., ‘Le accademie senesi e il network intellettuale della prima età moderna in Italia (1525-1700)’, intro. Everson, J., in Bullettino senese di storia patria, 117, (2010), pp. 613-637.

 

Electronic publication

J. E. Everson, L. Gianfrancesco, D. V. Reidy, L. Sampson and S. Testa, The Italian Academies 1525-1700: a themed collection database, London, British Library, 2009-; http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/ItalianAcademies/Default.aspx

 

 

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