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This is an interdisciplinary Journal published by the University's Institute of Anglo-Italian Studies and edited by Professor Peter Vassallo.  It is devoted to current research in the history of cultural relations between England and Italy from 1300 to the present.  Articles focus on cross-cultural literary and historical studies as well as on related disciplines such as History of Art and Architecture.  The first issue was published in 1991.  To date twelve volumes have been produced. The Journal, which is listed in the Modern Languages Association Directory of Learned Journals, has established itself as one of the leading journals in this interdisciplinary field of studies.  Its advisory committee is composed of scholars of international repute in this field of study and includes Piero Boitani (Rome), Peter Brand (Edinburgh), Lilla Maria Crisafulli (Bologna), David Farley Hills (Swansea), John Gatt Rutter (La Trobe), Gloria Lauri Lucente (Malta), Francesco Marroni (Pescara), Sergio Rossi (Milan), Corinna Salvadori Lonergan (Dublin), Valeria Tinkler-Villani (Leiden) and John Woodhouse (Oxford).

Subscription Rates: Individuals: Euros 17.20, £Stg 15, US$ 30; Institutions: Euros 22.70, £Stg 20, US$ 40.

Submissions for publication in the form of articles up to 10,000 words are welcome. The editors are sympathetic to a broad range of critical and theoretical approaches.

Click here to view Authors' Guidelines.

Editorial correspondence is to be addressed to:
Professor Peter Vassallo,
Chairman, Institute of Anglo-Italian Studies,
University of Malta,
Msida MSD 2080, Malta.
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Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies Vol. 12 (2013)    
Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies Vol. 11 (2011) 
Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies Vol. 10 (2009)
Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies Vol. 9 (2008)
Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies Vol. 8 (2006)
Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies Vol. 7 (2002)
Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies Vol. 6 (2001)
Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies Vol. 5 (1997)
Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies Vol. 4 (1995)
Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies Vol. 3 (1994)
Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies Vol. 2 (1992)
Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies Vol. 1 (1991)

Other publications:
Bibliography of Anglo-Italian Comparative Literary Criticism 1800-1990

British Writers and the Experience of Italy (1800-1940) 

by Professor Peter Vassallo (2012) 

JOURNAL OF ANGLO-ITALIAN STUDIES  Vol. 11 2011

Contents:
What Chaucer Really did to Il Filostrato: The Ending of the Troilus and its Italian Sources - Robert Hollander
Il Petrarca di Thomas Wyatt: Transizione Epistemica e Traduzione Culturale di un Modello - Francesco Marroni
Viaggiatori anglosassoni a Genova e guide di viaggio locali: Thomas Nugent, alcune considerazioni - Giulia Savio
‘The Pale Magician of the Bow’: Leigh Hunt’s ‘Paganini’ - Vivienne Suvini-Hand
The Sense of an Italian Love Song: A Reading of PersuasionSylvia Greenup
The Fairest Words on Truest Lips: The Italian Translations of Elizabeth Siddal’s Pre-Raphaelite Poems - Eleonora Sasso
Un nocchiero celeste: Dante nella narrativa di E.M. Forster - Raffaella Antinucci
Carlo Linati e la recezione italiana delle opere di J.M. Synge - George Talbot
The Fatal Allure of Sicily in Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather Trilogy - Gloria Lauri-Lucente
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JOURNAL OF ANGLO-ITALIAN STUDIES  Vol. 10 2009 

Volume Editor: Patricia Ellul-Micallef

This issue carries papers which were presented at the Sixth International Conference on Britain and Italy: Literary and Cultural Relations from 1300 to the present day which was hosted by the Institute in September 2008.


Contents:
Romantic ‘Dantism,’ Travel, Visions and Exile: Byron, Ugo Foscolo and Henry Francis Cary - Susan Oliver, University of Salford
‘Admirable for Conciseness and Vigour’: Dante and Romantic Epic - Michael O’Neill, Durham University     
John Keats on the Appian Way - Nicholas Roe, University of St. Andrews
'Under Italian Skies,' the 6th Duke of Devonshire, Canova and the formation of the Sculpture Gallery at Chatsworth House - Alison Yarrington, University of Glasgow     
Joseph Severn and the establishment of the British Academy in Rome - Sue Brown     
‘Soft Bastard Latin’: Byron and the Attractions of Italian - Timothy Webb, University of Bristol   
Lady Morgan and Thomas Moore: Irish Perceptions of Italy and the Uses of National Images in the Nineteenth Century - Donatella Abbate Badin, University of Torino   
The Italianate Aspect of the Pre-Raphaelite Journal The Germ - Valeria Tinkler-Villani, University of Leiden       
E.M. Forster, John Ruskin and the ‘pernicious charm’ of Italy - Peter Vassallo, University of Malta   
Anna Banti and Virginia Woolf: A Grammar of Responsibility - Lucia Boldrini, Goldsmiths University of London   
Robert Browning and Enrico Nencioni: A Story of Friendship and Devotion - Simonetta Berbeglia   
D’Annunzio as a Reader and Translator of Browning via Shelley - Angelo Righetti, University of Verona
T.S. Eliot and Eugenio Montale: ‘Similar Flowers on Distant Branches?’ - Gloria Lauri-Lucente, University of Malta 
'Translating Style': Tim Parks and the Tradition of Anglo-Italian Literary Relations - Ivan Callus, University of Malta  
‘I am Montalbano / Montalbano sono’: Fluency and Cultural Difference in Translating Andrea Camilleri’s Fiction - Saverio Tomaiuolo, University of Cassino   


JOURNAL OF ANGLO-ITALIAN STUDIES  Vol. 9 2008

Contents:
Shakespeare’s visit to Italy – Roger Prior
Fielding and the CastratiCharles Trainer
Alcune pagine dal giornale della vita di S.M. la Regina Vittoria nell’Alta Scozia (1862-1882) — Storia di una traduzione – Simonetta Berbeglia
The 1848-1849 Revolutions and the Italian Body Politic: Barrett Browning, Clough, Garibaldi and Mazzini – Arnold A. Schmidt
Imagining Italy and the Italians in the “Age of Machinery”: Spectres of Industrial Modernity in the Italianate Visions of John Ruskin and D. H. Lawrence –
Christopher Thorpe
Providence in the Marketplace: Vico’s Philology and the Immanence of Language in Joyce’s Later Narrative – Ruben Borg
Refractions of the Poetic Text: Translating W. H. Auden into Italian – Saverio Tomaiuolo



JOURNAL OF ANGLO-ITALIAN STUDIES Vol. 8 2006  

Volume Editor: Patricia Ellul-Micallef

This issue carries several papers which were presented at the Fifth International Conference on England and Italy: Literary and Cultural Relations from 1300 to the present day which was hosted by the Institute in September 2005.

Contents:
From Leon Battista Alberti to Jane Austen via Giacomo Leoni and BBC Drama - John Woodhouse, Magdalen College, Oxford
Absence, Desire and the Female Other in Petrarch and Wyatt - Gloria Lauri Lucente, University of Malta
Mary Shelley, Anglo-Italicus: Female Self-Assertion and the Politics of Distinction - Maria Schoina, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Presence and Absence in Byron's The Prophecy of Dante - Valeria Tinkler-Villani, University of Leiden
Enchantment and Disenchantment: English Romantic Visions of Italy - Manfred Pfister, Free University Berlin
'A Freak of Freedom': British travellers to the Republic of San Marino - Maurizio Ascari, University of Bologna
Leigh Hunt in Italy 1822-1825 - Nicholas Roe, University of St. Andrews
'Walking in the footsteps of the Illustrious Dead': Nineteenth-century Travellers in Southern Italy - Sharon Ouditt, Nottingham Trent University
Authenticating Italy:  Poetry, Tourism and Browning's The Ring and the Book - Christopher M. Keirstead, Auburn University, Alabama
'A real picture of natural and feminine feeling': Anna Jameson's Diary of an Ennuyée - Kate Walchester, Liverpool John Moores University
'Fashioned from His Opposite': Yeats, Dante and Shelley - Michael O'Neill, Durham University
D.H.Lawrence and the Sicilian myth of Persephone - Peter Vassallo, University of Malta
Angels and Vagabonds: Breaking through Barriers in the Anglo-Italian Encounter - Sally Collins, Goldsmiths College, University of London
'Dark juxtaposition' : D.H. Lawrence, Verga and Cultural Difference - Michael Cronin, University of Calabria
Writing the familial past: historical and personal memoir in Sicily and England: Political and Social Reminiscences, 1848-1870 by Tina Scalia Whitaker - Giorgia Alù, University of Warwick
The Romance of Anglo-Italian Studies: Brief Fictions of Francesco Marroni - Allan C. Christensen, John Cabot University, Rome


JOURNAL OF ANGLO-ITALIAN STUDIES Vol. 7 2002

Contents:
Shakespeare's Debt to Berni - Roger Prior, Queens University, Belfast
Verba versus Res in Shakespeare's Reversal of Petrarchan Epideictic Rhetoric - Gloria Lauri Lucente, University of Malta
Henry Francis Cary and John Taaffe Junior: The Translator of Dante and a Comment on The Divine Comedy - Antonella Braida, University of Durham
Portraits in Italy: Lord Byron and the Countess Guiccioli - Edna C. Southard, Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, Ohio
Florentine Shadows: Death, Duty and Santa Croce in George Eliot's Romola - Anne O'Brien, University of Birmingham
Ruskin, Verrnon Lee and the Cultural Possession of Italy - Francis O'Gorman, University of Leeds
Living with Dante and Petrarch. Monna Innominata by Christina Rossetti - Francesco Marroni, Università di Pescara
 

JOURNAL OF ANGLO-ITALIAN STUDIES Vol. 6 2001
Volume Editor: Patricia Ellul-Micallef

This issue carries several papers which were presented at the Fourth International Conference on England and Italy: Literary and Cultural Relations from 1300 to the present day which was hosted by the Institute in September 2000.

Contents:
'With a wild surmise': on translating Lorenzo de' Medici's Ambra two hundred years after William Roscoe - Corinna Salvadori Lonergan, Trinity College Dublin
'He that travelleth into a country ... goeth to school: ' il viaggio di Sir John North verso l'Italia e ritorno (1575-1579) - Mariagrazia Bellorini, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano
Jonson, Shakespeare and the Italian Theorists - David Farley-Hills, University of Wales, Swansea
'That Italian Didapper:' Giordano Bruno and England - John Gatt-Rutter, La Trobe University
Sir Philip Sidney 'inward Sunne to Heroicke minde' and Giordano Bruno's 'sole intelligenziale' in De Gli Eroici Furori - Daniel Massa, University of Malta
Italian Pride and English Prejudice:The Reception of Otherness in the Renaissance - Patricia Ellul-Micallef, University of Malta
Felicia's Fantasy: The Vespers of Palermo - Roderick Cavaliero
Figuring Disorder: Women Travellers in Italy - Jane Stabler, University of Dundee
'All that I have dreamed and more': Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Florence - Alison Chapman, University of Glasgow
Shelley's Perception of Italian Art - Lilla Maria Crisafulli, University of Bologna
Cathestant or Protholic? Shelley's Italian Imaginings - Michael O'Neill, University of Durham
The Fallen/Unfallen Woman in Manzoni and Dickens - Allan C. Christensen, John Cabot University, Rome
La visita di Garibaldi a Malta ed in Inghilterra: L'euforia collettiva per un eroe scomodo -  Abraham Borg, University of Malta
The Rossetti siblings in the correspondence of their father - John Woodhouse, Magdalen College, Oxford
Exiles at Home: The Case of the Rossettis - Valeria Tinkler-Villani, University of Leiden, The Netherlands
'Daughter of th' Italian Heaven': Madame de Stael's Corinne in England - Petra Bianchi, University of Malta
T.S. Eliot, W.B. Yeats and the Dantean 'familiar compound ghost' in Little Gidding - Peter Vassallo, University of Malta

JOURNAL OF ANGLO-ITALIAN STUDIES Vol. 5 1997

This special double issue also carries several papers which were presented at the Third International Conference on England and Italy: Literary and Cultural Relations from 1300 to the present day which was hosted by the Institute in September 1997.  It is dedicated to the memory of Gregory L. Lucente, Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor who was a member of the Journal's Advisory Editorial Board and who died prematurely in 1997.

Contents:
Dante in Inghilterra - Piero Boitani
Chaucer's Knight's Tale - From Boccaccio to Heresy - Anthony M. Schembri
Who are the Philistines? the 'Unsearchable Dispose' of Tragedy from Della Valle's Mary Queen of Scots to Milton's Samson - John Gatt Rutter
'Accioch' ognuno le possa intendere: The use of Italian as a Lingua Franca on the Barbary Coast of the Seventeenth Century.  Evidence from the English - Joe Cremona
'The Niobe of Nations': A Romantic View of Italy, 1815-1840 - Roderick Cavaliero
Britain and The Italian Risorgimento - Denis Mack Smith
'Ivanoè' Dal romanzo al pasticcio - Abraham Borg
Rispetti and Sonnets: The Anglo-Italian Context of Augusta Webster's Later Poetry (1881-1893) - Petra Bianchi
The Italian Heritage in the Poetry of Christina Rossetti - Valeria Tinkler-Villani
Scenari italiani per un poema inglese: The Ring and the Book di Robert Browning - Mariagrazia Bellorini
Vernon Lee and Mantua - Rita Severi
Healing Agents in Novels by Alessandro Manzoni and Charles Kingsley - Allan C. Christensen
D'Annunzio and Yeats - John Woodhouse
Giorgio Bassani, James Joyce and the Storie Ferraresi - Brian Moloney Lo Shakespeare di Lampedusa - Agostino Lombardo
Un' altra America: echi Eliotiani nelle poesie fiorentine di Eugenio Montale - Paola Sica
'E quindi uscimmo a riveder le stelle'...but there are no stars - Corinna Salvadori Lonergan

 
JOURNAL OF ANGLO-ITALIAN STUDIES Vol. 4 1995

Contents:
'Absolute Milan' Two types of colonialism in The Tempest - Lisa Hopkins
'Observation with Extensive View'? English-Italian Narratives 1700-1820 - Jack Lynch
The Phenomenon of Italomania in the Nineteenth Century - Andrew Brayley
Linking England to Italy: The Brownings' Poetry of The Risorgimento - Matthew Reynolds
Minding their own business: British Diplomacy and the conflict between Italy and The Vatican during the Pontificate of Leo XIII 1878-1903 - Dominic Fenech
I Sonetti di Belli e di Burgess - Alida Poeti
Seamus Heaney's Northern Irish Ugolino: An 'Original Reproduction' of the Dantean Episode  - Maria Cristina Fumagalli

JOURNAL OF ANGLO-ITALIAN STUDIES Vol. 3 1994

This special double issue also carries several papers which were presented at the Second International Conference on England and Italy: Literary and Cultural Relations from 1300 to the present day which was hosted by the Institute in September 1993.  It is dedicated to the memory of Rev. Professor Alphonse Sammut, Head of the Department of Italian, University of Malta, who died prematurely in 1994.

Contents:
Rev. Professor Alphonse Sammut: An Appreciation - John R. Woodhouse
In gentil hertes ay redy to repaire: Guinizzelli, Francesca e Troilo - Piero Boitani
The 'Doom of Mynos' and the Christian connection in The Troilus - Anthony M. Schembri
L'evoluzione del personnaggio di Tristano dal mito al racconto d'avventura: la versione inglese e la versione italiana - Cecilia Petropoli
Italian Romance and Elizabethan Comedy: Ariosto, Robert Greene and Shakespeare - Peter Brand
Ben Jonson and the Italian Neo-Classical Theorists - David Farley Hills
The Perils of Inter-Cultural Relations: The Commedia dell'arte and The Restoration Stage - Kenneth Richards
Mrs. Aphra Behn and The Commedia dell'arte - Vicki Ann Cremona
Shelley 'Translated' by the Italian Decadent Movement: The Case of Adolfo De Bosis - Lilla Maria Crisafulli
Behind The Black Veil: Italian Terror and English Imagination - Roderick Cavaliero
Anglo-Italian Love in the Novels of Giovanni Ruffini - Allan C. Christensen
Viaggiatori a teatro: appunti sul teatro italiano nelle relazioni inglesi del Grand Tour - Mariagrazia Bellorini
Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Casa Guidi Windows, Arthur Hugh Clough's Amours de Voyage and the Italian National Uprisings of 1847-49 - Joe Phelan
The Englishing of D'Annunzio or Thomas Bowdler Rites Again - John R. Woodhouse
Dante, Garibaldi, Mazzini: Some English Interpretations of Italian Historical Figures - Valeria Tinkler-Villani
Cognitive Relativism and The Narrative Technique of Multiple Points of View in Luigi Pirandello and Ford Madox Ford - Vita Fortunati
The Myth of the Orient Passes through Ravenna: English and Italian Artists of the Fin de Siècle - Giovanna Franci
Ungaretti e Blake - Agostino Lombardo
The Value of Literary Curiosity: Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's Letteratura inglese - Iain Halliday
The Role of Dialects in Anthony Burgess's Abba Abba - Arnold Cassola

JOURNAL OF ANGLO-ITALIAN STUDIES Vol. 2 1992
Chaney, E. & Vassallo, P. (eds.)

Contents:
Love, Pity and Reason in The Troilus- Anthony M. Schembri
Tamburlaine and the Mad Priest of the Sun - David Farley Hills
The Anti-Dukes of Northumberland- Hugh Trevor-Roper
Milton, Salvator Rosa and Baroque Representations of Battle - Michael Hollington
From Arlecchino to Harlequin: Italian Actors on the English Stage - Vicki Ann Cremona
Proud to Catch Cold at a Venetian Door: Pope and Palladianism - Malcolm Kelsall
The Accomplished Maria Cosway: Anglo-Italian Artist, Musician, Salon Hostess and Educationalist (1759-1838)  - Stephen Lloyd
Wyndham versus Bonaparte; The Tuscan Crisis of 1796-97  - William Collier
Coleridge's Translations of Gabriello Chiabrera  - Arnold Cassola
Viaggiatori Pugliesi in Inghilterra  - Federica Troisi
Croce, Praz e L'Anglistica italiana  - Vittorio Gabrieli

JOURNAL OF ANGLO-ITALIAN STUDIES Vol. 1 1991
Chaney, E. & Vassallo, P. (eds.)

Contents:
A Memoir of Mario Praz - Vittorio Gabrieli
Gabriele Baldini discepolo e amico - Mario Praz
Some developments in The Courtesy Manual after Castiglione - John Woodhouse
Disguise and Recognition in Renaissance Comedy - Peter Brand
Astrology and Le Vice anglais - Vittorio Gabrieli
Giovanni Torriano: Il primo insegnante di inglese in Italia - Sergio Rossi
Giovanni Francesco Biondi: An Italian Historian of The Wars of The Roses - Daniella Savoia
The Grand Tour in the Seventeenth Century - John Stoye
Architectural Taste and The Grand Tour: George Berkeley's evolving Canon - Edward Chaney
Translations as a Metaphor for Salvation: Eighteenth century English versions of Dante's Commedia - Valeria Tinkler-Villani
From Petrarch to Dante: The discourse of disenchantment in Shelley's The Triumph of Life - Peter Vassallo
Wordsworth and Italy - Alan G. Hill
Dickens and Italy - Michael Hollington
L'Italia di Samuel Butler - Mariagrazia Bellorini
Documents - Edward Chaney


BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ANGLO-ITALIAN COMPARATIVE LITERARY CRITICISM 1800-1990

The Institute of Anglo-Italian Studies has also published the Bibliography of Anglo-Italian Comparative Literary Criticism 1800-1990 compiled by Alfonso Sammut and edited by Peter Vassallo and Franco Lanza with a Foreword by John Woodhouse
Paperback: Euros25.50, US$25.50 or £Stg15.50 +p&p
This is a unique and comprehensive bibliography which comprises criticism relating to the Italian literary influence on British Literature and Culture from 1800-1990.  Containing over 4,000 entries, it is indispensable for scholars and research students.

Copies of previous issues of the Journal as well as of the Bibliography may still be ordered.


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