Dr Marco Dorigatti

Dott. Lett. (Florence), D.Phil. (Oxon)

Research

College Lecturer in Italian at St Hilda’s College, Brasenose College, Lincoln College, and University College

Marco Dorigatti's primary field of research is the chivalric poem of the Italian Renaissance from Boiardo to Tasso, specifically Ariosto and the first edition of his Orlando furioso (1516). Related interests: textual criticism, especially textual bibliography of early printed books, also combined with IT applications. Other interests: Renaissance Theatre and Renaissance Women Writers.

Courses Taught

Italian language, especially prose composition, FHS Paper I. Italian literature from Dante to the Modern Period included, in particular FHS Papers VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII. Also graduate supervision in topics related to main field of research.

Special Subjects Taught:

Women Writers of the Italian Renaissance.

Publications

Editor, with D. Robey, Matteo Maria Boiardo, Orlando Innamorato: The Machine-Readable Text, Microfiche Concordance and Rhyme Dictionary with Related Statistical Data (Oxford University Computing Service, 1989)

''Concordanze, rimario e testo critico: il caso del Boiardo'', Studi e problemi di critica testuale, 40 (1990), 51-67

''Il boiardismo del primo Furioso'', in: Tipografie e romanzi in Val Padana fra Quattro e Cinquecento (Franco Cosimo Panini, 1992), 161-174.

''Reinventing Roland - Orlando in Italian literature'', in: Roland and Charlemagne in Europe: Essays on the Reception and Transformation of a Legend (King's College London Medieval Studies, 1996), 105-126.

''Rugiero and the Dynastic Theme from Boiardo to Ariosto'', in: Italy in Crisis: 1494 (Legenda, 2000), 92-128.

Editor, Ludovico Ariosto, Orlando furioso secondo la princeps del 1516, edizione critica a cura di Marco Dorigatti con la collaborazione di Gerarda Stimato (Firenze, Leo S. Olschki, 2006).

"L’angelo e la signora: Virginia Woolf, Grazia Deledda, Sibilla Aleramo", Chi ha paura di Grazia Deledda? Traduzione, Ricezione, Comparazione, Giornate di studio, Sassari, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere, 1-2 ottobre 2007.