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Cristina Della Coletta / Profile

Professor of Italian | Faculty


Current Focus

Adaptation Studies

Interests

Scholarly Disciplines
Italian Studies (3), cultural studies (1), film studies (2), women studies (1)
General Interests
Literature (6), film (2)
Time Periods of Interest
19th Century (7), 20th Century (8), 21st century (5)
Places of Interest
France (5), Italy (3), U.S. (2)
Technologies of Interest
digital archives (6), digital databases (4)

Projects

Donnavolante_thumb Italy 1911: A World's Fair in Italy

Tools


Not a member of any tools.

Organizations

Iath_thumb IATH

Publications

 

  • When Stories Travel: Cross-Cultural Encounters Between Fiction and Film
  • World’s Fairs Italian-Style: The Great Expositions in Turin and Their Narratives, 1850-1915. Toronto, Canada: U of Toronto P, 2006.
  • Plotting the Past: Metamorphoses of Historical Narrative in Modern Italian Fiction. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue UP, 1996.

 

  • Gli occhiali d’oro and the Dynamics of the Encounter between Fiction and Film.” (Forthcoming, volume on Giorgio Bassani edited by Rodica Blumenfeld).

 

·         “Reframing the Historical Narrative: Il resto di niente from Fiction to Film.” (Forthcoming, volume on historical fiction edited by Marco Codebo, Sandy Waters, and Margerita Ganeri).

 

·         “Freud’s ‘Journey of Discovery’ in the Land of Painted Women: Italy and the Uncanny.” (Article submitted).

 

  • “Biographies of Displacement and the Utopian Imagination: Anna Maria Ortese, Hannah Arendt and the Artist as “Conscious Pariah.” (Forthcoming, volume on Anna Maria Ortese edited by Flora Ghezzo and Gian Maria Annovi).

 

  • “Exposition Narratives and the Italian Bourgeoisie: Edmondo De Amicis’s Torino 1880.” Italy and Bourgeoisie: The Re-Thinking of a Class. Ed. Stefania Lucamante, Farleigh Dickinson UP, 2008. 29-60

 

Websites

http://www.italyworldsfairs.org/

CV URL: http://www.virginia.edu/span-ital-port/faculty

Education/Credentials

  • Ph.D. UCLA
  • M.A. UVA

Memberships/Affiliations

  • MLA
  • AAIS
  • AATI

Skills

Research in cultural studies, film, literature and use of digital technology in the humanities.

Mailing Address

Dept. of Spanish Italian Portuguese


University of Virginia


Charlottesville

,

VA

,

22904


US

Direct Contact

Email: cd4y@virginia.edu
Office Phone: (434) 924-4645

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