Francesco Ciabattoni is Associate Professor at Georgetown University. Among his almae matres are the Università degli Studi di Torino and the Johns Hopkins University, where he received his PhD.
His book Dante’s Journey to Polyphony is a study of the role of music in Dante’s Commedia, for the University of Toronto Press.
Among his research favorites are Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Ariosto, Pasolini, the Middle Ages, the interplay of music and literature.
Phone: +1 202 687-5652
Georgetown University. Department of Italian.
Intercultural Center 307 Washington, DC 20057-1049.
The Decameron Third Day in Perspective: Volume Three of Lectura Boccaccii. P.M. Forni and F. Ciabattoni eds., Toronto: University of TorontoPress, 2014
La citazione è sintomo d’amore (Carocci 2016) is a intertextual voyage through the lyrics of Italy’s most famous songwriters. Want to know how Vecchioni, Guccini, Branduardi, De André, De Gregori and Baglioni worked literary quotations and allusions into their songs? Read this book!