Italian Modernities

Series Editors: Pierpaolo Antonello and Robert S.C. Gordon

The series aims to publish innovative research on the written, material and visual cultures and intellectual history of modern Italy, from the 19th century to the present day. It is open to a wide variety of different approaches and methodologies, disciplines and interdisciplinary fields: from literary criticism and comparative literature to archival history, from cultural studies to material culture, from film and media studies to art history. It is especially interested in work which articulates aspects of Italy’s particular, and in many respects, peculiar, interactions with notions of modernity and postmodernity, broadly understood. It also aims to encourage critical dialogue between new developments in scholarship in Italy and in the English-speaking world.


Leeds Studies on Dante

Series Editors: Claire E. Honess and Matthew Treherne

The book series Leeds Studies on Dante is a new collaboration between Peter Lang Oxford and the Leeds Centre for Dante Studies. Based at the University of Leeds, the Centre promotes the study of Dante from a variety of disciplinary and methodological perspectives, through support for individual and collaborative research and through work with students at all levels and with a broader public. In support of this remit, the series will publish innovative new research of the highest quality on any aspect of Dante studies. It is open to a wide range of different methodologies, including comparative and interdisciplinary approaches, studies of Dante’s reception from the Middle Ages to the present, and research which engages with the poet’s broader cultural context, as well as analysis of Dante’s works.

Proposals are welcomed for monographs or collections of essays in either English or Italian. Editions, commentaries and translations of exceptional scholarly value will also be considered. Potential contributors should send a detailed outline of their proposed volume, including a statement of the aims and remit of the volume and the critical methodology adopted, a chapter breakdown, and a sample chapter. In the case of edited volumes, editors are asked to send a paragraph outlining the cohesiveness of the volume and the rationale for the collection of essays. Complete manuscripts should not be sent unless invited.

The series is supported by an international advisory board, including Zygmunt G. Barański (University of Notre Dame), Simon Gilson (University of Warwick), Ronald Martinez (Brown University) and Lucia Battaglia Ricci (University of Pisa).


For information about submitting proposals to these series, please contact Senior Commissioning Editor Dr Laurel Plapp at or

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