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2. “The ‘Feminine’ Writing of Anna Banti: Un grido lacerante,” Northeastern Modern Language Association Italian Studies, 11-12 (1987-1988): 87-96.

3. “The Art-Science Conjunction in Primo Levi’s Periodic Table,” Northeastern Modern Language Association Italian Studies, 11-12 (1987-1988): 143-150.

4. “Tasso bellico,” Interpreting the Italian Renaissance. Literary Perspectives.  Ed. A. Toscano, Filibrary Series of Forum Italicum 1 (1991): 163-177. 

5. “Lo scialle andaluso:  Iconicity and Social Thought,” Northeastern Modern Language Association Italian Studies 13-14 (1989-1990): 133-145.

6. “Pier Paolo Pasolini,”  The Dictionary of Literary Biography: 20th Century Italian Poetry, v.2.  Detroit: Bruccoli Clark Layman, 1993. 226-236.

7. “Franco Fortini,” The Dictionary of Literary Biography: 20th Century Italian Poetry, v.2.  Detroit:  Bruccoli Clark Layman, 1993. 142-149.

8. “Diego Valeri,” The Dictionary of Literary Biography: 20th Century Italian Poetry, v.2.  Detroit:  Bruccoli Clark Layman, 1993. 337-344.

9. “Fortini’s Paesaggio con serpente,” Italian Culture 10 (1993): 285-300.

10. “Parallel Derivations from Dante:  Fortini, Duncan, Pasolini,” South Atlantic Review 54, 3 (1994): 21-45.  

11. “Secularism and Religiosity in the Positive Heavens of Paradiso,” The Centennial Review 39, 2 (1995): 331-54.

12. “Pascolian Intertexts in the Lyric Poetry of Attilio Bertolucci,” Rivista di studi italiani 14, 1 (1996): 153-164.  

13. “The Generation of Mythic Language in Góngora’s Polifemo,” Journal of Hispanic Philology 17, 2-3 (1993, copyright 1996): 195-220.

14. “The Allegory of Repression from Teorema to Salò,” Italica 73, 2 (1996): 215-232.

15. “The Messaggiero as a Key to the Gerusalemme liberata,” Il Veltro 40, 1-2 (1996): 232-238.

16. “‘Le Dernier Coup de Pinceau’:  Perception and Generality in Le Chef-d'Oeuvre Inconnu,” Romanic Review 88, 3 (1997): 385-407.

17. “Review-Article: Inferno translated by Robert Durling and The Inferno of Dante, translated by Robert Pinsky,” Annali d'Italianistica 15 (1997): 349-56.

18. “Verso l’infanzia: contemplazione e apprendimento in Paradiso 23-33,” Dialoghi: Rivista di Studi Italici 1, 1-2 (1997): 43-61.

19. “Scandal and Schism.  Inferno 28,” California Lectura Dantis.  Ed. A. Oldcorn, A. Mandelbaum, C. Ross.  Berkeley:  University of California Press, 1998.  368-77.

20. “Commenti sciolti su Composita solvantur,” Italian Culture 16, 1 (1998): 99-110.

21. “Of the Barony:  Anna Banti and the Time of Decision,” Modern Language Notes 114 (1999): 126-42.

22. “Whitehead, Bateson and Readings and the Predicates of Education,” Educational Philosophy and Theory, 31, 1 (1999): 27-41.

23. “Amelia Rosselli’s 'Soggiorno in inferno’ and other poems,'" Rivista di studi Italiani 17, 1 (1999): 302-12. 

24. “I Dialoghi  di Torquato Tasso come momento conclusivo della ‘paideia’ cinquecentesca,” Dialoghi: Rivista di Studi Italici  3, 1/2 (1999): 95-107.  Reprinted in W. Geerts, A. Paternoster, F. Pignatti, ed., Il sapere delle parole.  Studî sul dialogo latino e italiano del Rinascimento.  Rome: 175-90.

25. “L’omaggio di Giudici a Pascoli,” Rivista pascoliana 12 (2000): 169-180.   

26. “Justice, Modesty and Compassion in Foscolo’s Ajace,” Modern Language Notes 116 (2001): 74-97.

27. “The Ethics and Pathos of Ungaretti’s ‘Ragioni d’una poesia,” Annali d’Italianistica 19 (2001): 171-87.

28. “Out of Babylon:  the Figura of Exile in Tasso and Petrarch,” Annali d’Italianistica 20 (2002): 127-48.

29. “Petrarch’s Canzone-frottola: A Parable of Return,” Symposium 57, 1 (2003): 13-23.

30. “Fortini e Tasso:  epica e romanzo,” Romance Notes 43, 3 (2003): 323-32.

31. “Il codice dell’iterazione in Italy,” Seconda Lettura Pascoliana Urbinate.  Ed.  G. Cerboni Baiardi, A. Oldcorn and T. Mattioli.  Urbino: Il lavoro editoriale, 2003.  137-48.

32. “Schismogenesis and National Character: The D’Annunzio-Mussolini Correspondence,”  Italica 81, 1 (2004): 44-64.

33. Introduction to Erminia Passannanti, Poem of the Roses.  Linguistic Expressionism in the Poetry of Franco Fortini.  Leicester, UK:  Troubador, 2004. 17-19.

34. “The Fabulous Petrarch:  La raccolta del 1342 as source of the fabulous in Rerum vulgarium fragmenta.”  Annali d’Italianistica 22 (2004): 61-84.

35. “Notes on Heidegger’s Authoritarian Pedagogy,” Educational Philosophy and Theory 37, 4 (2005): 599-623.  (Listed by the Editors as the 12th most frequently cited article during the period 2005-2008 of all EPAT articles published since 1971.)

36. “Franco Fortini,” in M. Keith Booker, ed., Encyclopedia of Literature and Politics.  Censorship, Revolution, and Writing.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2005.  Vol 1: 262-63.

37. “Alberto Moravia,” in M. Keith Booker, ed., Encyclopedia of Literature and Politics.  Censorship, Revolution, and Writing.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2005.  Vol. 2: 494-95.

38. “Writing as Translation in the Neo-Baroque Poetics of Severo Sarduy,” Interculturality and Translation / Interculturalidad y Traducción 1, 1 (2005): 135-58.

39. “La spazialità e il potere dell’immagine nel manierismo tardomoderno di Fortini, Duncan e Bonnefoy,” in Laura Incalcaterra McLoughlin, ed., Spazio e Spazialitá Poetica nella poesia italiana del Novecento.  Leicester, UK: Troubador, 2005.  89-126.

40. “Of Travesty and Truth: Toward a Theory of Literary Transvestism,” in Rossella Riccobono and Erminia Passannanti, ed., Vested Voices Literary Transvestism in Italian Literature.  Leicester, UK: Troubador, 2006.  19-64.

41. “Giosue Carducci,” The Dictionary of Literary Biography: Nobel Prize Authors.   Detroit: Gale, 2006.  286-299.

42. “Saggio su qb, di Sandro Candreva.”  www.sandrocandreva.it/peterson.aspx.

43. “Italian National Character as Seen Through the Figure of the Poet-Scribe,” Annali d’Italianistica: Negotiating Italian Identities. Vol. 24 (2006): 247-74.

44. “Aspetti manieristici della poesia di Fortini,” in Luca Lenzini, Elisabetta Nencini and Felice Rappazzo, ed., Dieci inverni senza Fortini.  Atti delle giornate di studio nel decennale della scomparsa.  Macerata: Quodlibet, 2006.  83-92.

45. “La diffusione di Pascoli in America e in Inghilterra,” in Andrea Battistini, Gianfranco Miro Gori, Clemente Mazzotta, ed., Pascoli e la cultura del Novecento.  Atti del Convegno Pascoli e la cultura del Novecento, San Mauro Pascoli, 30 September-2 October, 2005.  Venice: Marsilio Editori, 2007.  449-65. 

46. “Ovid and Parody in the Inferno,” Annali d’Italianistica: Literature, Religion, and the Sacred.  Vol. 25 (2007):  203-16.

47.  “Teaching Visual Thinking, In and Out of the Italian Canon” in Emanuele Occhipinti, ed., New Approaches to Teaching Italian and Italian Culture:  Case Studies from an International Perspective.  Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008.  498-518.      

48.   “Il tempo dell’Indifferenza,” Italian translation of Chapter Two of T. Peterson, Alberto Moravia:  “Gli indifferenti” by V. Mascaretti.  Poetiche. Nuova serie, vol. 10, n. 1-2.  Modena: Micchi Editore, 2008. 171-89.

49.  “Celebrating Moravia at 100,” Logos: A Journal of Modern Society and Culture 7, 1 (Winter 2008):  http://www.logosjournal.com/issue_7.1/peterson.htm.

50. “The Art of Language Teaching as Interdisciplinary Paradigm,” Special Issue on “Academic Writing, Genres and Philosophy,” Educational Philosophy and Theory 40, 7 (2008): 900-918.   Also appears as book chapter in Michael S. Peters, ed., Academic Writing, Genres and Philosophy. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.

51. “Badiou, Pedagogy and the Arts,” Special Issue on “Alain Badiou,” Educational Philosophy and Theory 42, 2 (2010): 159-76.   Also appears as book chapter in Kent Den Heyer, ed., Thinking Education Through Alan Badiou.  Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. 8-25.

52. “Alberto Moravia.”  Main entry in The Literary Encyclopedia.  2010.  http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=3189

53. “Introduction” to Alberto Moravia, Two Friends.  New York: Other Press, 2011.  vii-xviii.

54. “Constructivist Pedagogy and Symbolism: Vico, Cassirer, Piaget, Bateson,” Educational Philosophy and Theory (2011): 1-14. Early View:  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1469-5812.2011.00765.x/abstract. (August 2011). Print:  Volume 44, Issue 8, pages 878–891, October 2012.

55. “Combatting the Law of the Scapegoat: the Civic Poetry of Poesia in forma di rosa.”  Proceedings of Mosaici International Conference: “Poetry in Conflict.,”  Mosaici:St. Andrews Journal of Italian Poetry, 2012.  http://www.mosaici.org.uk/?articles=combatting-the-law-of-the-scapegoat-the-civic-poetry-of-poesia-in-forma-di-rosa

56. “Between Two Silences:  Renato Poggioli as Retrospective Prophet of Modernity,” in Roberto Ludovico, ed., Renato Poggioli: An Intellectual Biography. Proceedings of Colloquium on the Centenary of Renato Poggioli, UMass, Amherst; Harvard U. and Brown U. 24-26 October 2007.  Florence: Olschki, 2012. 163-77.

57. “Giosue Carducci.”  Main entry in The Literary Encyclopedia.  2012.  http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=733

58. “Educating Across Differences: Gaps, Analogies, Pluralism,” in Intercultural Horizone:  Best Practices in Intercultural Competence Development.  Ed. Eliza J. Nash, Nevin C. Brown adn Lavinia Bracci.  Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press,  2012.  3-14.

59. “The Personalistic Pedagogy of Giorgio Agamben,” in  special issue: Giorgio Agamben and Educational Thought, ed. Michael S. Peters.  Educational Philosophy and Theory 46, 4 (2014): 364-379.  DOI:10.1080/00131857.2013.781494.

60. “The Midlife Poetry of Edoardo Sanguineti,” in John Picchione and Paolo Chirumbolo, eds., Edoardo Sanguineti:  Critical Perspectives.  Oxford, UK: Legenda, 2013. 71-89.

61. “Eco-Politics and the Wild in the Late Poetry of Paolo Volponi,” in Federica Santini and  Giovanna Summerfield, eds., The Politics of Poetics: Poetry and Social Activism in Early-Modern through Contemporary Italy.  Cambridge:  Cambridge Scholars Press, 2013.  149-167.

62.  “Un mes d'empelt: 'Monologhetto',” in Giuseppe Ungaretti, ed. Esteban Martinez Serra.  Sabadell, Spain: Papers de Versàlia, 2013.  158-165.

63. “Il manierismo e l’estetica dell’irregolare nella poesia di Amelia Rosselli,” in Maria Antonietta Grignani and Federico Milone  eds., Novissimi e dintorni tra due sponde, Autografo.  Journal of Fondo Manoscritti, Pavia, Italy.  Novara, Italy: Interlinea, 2013.  93-104.

64. “La storia come montaggio in Benjamin,” in Gianfranco Bonola, ed., Walter Benjamin.  Testi e Commenti.  Special issue of L’ospite ingrato. Macerata, Italy: Quodlibet, 2013.  155-71.

65. “L’estetica, la morale e la struttura di Allegoria e derisione,” in Proceedings of “Vasco Pratolini 1913-2013.  Convegno Internazionale di Studi.”  Florence, Italy: Olschki, forthcoming 2014.

66. “Gentile, Gramsci and the Labors of Education,”  in Norma Bouchard and Valerio Ferme, eds., From Otium and Occupatio to Work & Labor in Italian CultureAnnali d’Italianistica, forthcoming 2014.