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Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Members

The list below shows Durham University research staff who are members of IMEMS. Click the member's name to see a more detailed biography and department.

We also welcome anyone from outside the University with an interest in our work to join. Membership is free of charge. You will receive invitations to our programme of events, with a weekly emails digest about what is happening in the Insitute and further afield. To join IMEMS contact: admin.imems@durham.ac.uk

Professor Carlo Caruso

Contact Professor Carlo Caruso (email at carlo.caruso@durham.ac.uk)

Indicators of Esteem

  • 2005: Premio Lerici Pea: Premio Lerici Pea, Sezione Scrittori liguri

Research Interests

  • Classical culture in the Italian literary tradition
  • Comparative literature, with special attention to Anglo-Italian relationships
  • History of scholarship
  • History of verse forms
  • Literature and myth
  • Literature and the arts, Humanism to Neo-Classicism
  • Poetry and music in the 18th century
  • Travel literature

Selected Publications

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Chapter in book

  • Caruso, Carlo & Cipollone, Annalisa (Forthcoming). André Chénier fra Monti e Manzoni. In Festschrift M.A. Grignani. Florence: Celati.
  • Caruso, Carlo (Forthcoming). Classical, Barbarian, Ancient, Archaic. The Changing Perception of the Ancient Past in Twentieth-Century Italy. In Traditions in Fragments. The Classical Legacy in Italian Twentieth-Century Literature. Oxford: Legenda.
  • Caruso, Carlo (Forthcoming). History in a Painting: Sebastiano del Piombo’s Portrait of Andrea Doria. In Chivalry, Academy, and Cultural Dialogues: The Italian Contribution to European Culture. Essays in Honour for Jane Everson. Jossa, S. Oxford: Legenda.
  • Caruso, Carlo (2015). The Orange and the Bay: Renaissance Symbols of Poetic Excellence. In Authority, Innovation and Early Modern Epistemology: Essays in Honour of Hilary Gatti. McLaughlin, M., Rowland, I. D. & Tarantino, E. Oxford: Legenda. 25-36.
  • Caruso, Carlo (2011). In Praise of the Enlightened Ruler: Metastasio's Dramas for the Court of Vienna, 1730-1740. In Commonplace Culture in Western Europe in the Early Modern Period III. Koopmans, J. & Petersen, N. H. Louvain: Peeters. 151-169.
  • Caruso, Carlo (2011). Leggere (e pubblicare) le storie: Leopardi e Guicciardini. In Leopardi e il Cinquecento. Carrai, S. & Italia, P. Lucca, Italy: Pacini Fazzi. 173-183.
  • Caruso, Carlo (2011). Palestro. In Atlante letterario del Risorgimento 1848-1871. Dillon Wanke, M. & Sirtori, M. Milano: Università di Bergamo: Cisalpino Istituto. 159-61.
  • Caruso, Carlo (2010). Garibaldi letterato. In Aspettando il Risorgimento. Atti del Convegno di Siena, 19-20 novembre 2009. Teucci, Simonetta Firenze: Cesati. 67-83.
  • Caruso, Carlo (2009). La Galeria: questioni e proposte esegetiche. In Marino e il Barocco, da Napoli a Parigi. Russo, Emilio Alessandria: Edizioni Dell'Orso. 41-61.
  • Caruso, Carlo (2009). Itinerari fantastici di un letterato sedentario: i melodrammi di Pietro Metastasio. In Il viaggio e le arti: il contesto italiano. Bertolini, L. & Cipollone, A. Edizioni dell'Orso. 153-165.
  • Caruso, Carlo (2009). L’Hypnerotomachia Poliphili tra esoterismo e storia linguistica. In Esoterismi e costruzione dei saperi: atti del convegno. Scarpi, P. & Zago, M. Padova: S.A.R.G.O.N. Editrice. 71-104.
  • Caruso, Carlo (2008). Niccolo Machiavelli, Capitolo dell'Occasione. In Filologia e storia letteraria. Studi per Roberto Tissoni. Caruso, Carlo & Spaggiari, W. Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura. 141-151.
  • Caruso, Carlo (2007). L'edizione Branca dell'Amorosa visione (1944) e la nuova filologia. In Proceedings of the Conference in Memory of Vittore Branca, London, Warburg Institute, 21-22 October 2005. Kraye, J. & Lepschy, A. L. Maney. 28-48.
  • Caruso, Carlo (2006). Petrarca e petrarchisti in Albione fra Cinque e Seicento. In «Liber», «fragmenta», «libellus» prima e dopo Petrarca. In ricordo di D’Arco Silvio Avalle. Lo Monaco, F., Rossi, L. C. & Scaffai, N. SISMEL, Edizioni del Galluzzo. 261-280.
  • Caruso, Carlo (2001). Rolli, Paolo Antonio. In The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Sadie, Stanley London: Macmillan Reference.

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Selected Grants

  • 2013: Italian Vernacular Classics and Textual Scholarship - The Leverhulme Trust, 1-9-2013 to 31-8-2016
  • 2006: British Academy British Conference Grant
  • 2005: British Academy British Conference Grant
  • 2003: AHRC Research Leave
  • 1998: British Academy Small Research Grant

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