Emanuela Zanotti Carney

Senior Lecturer and Assistant Coordinator of the Italian Basic Language Program

Education
PhD, University of Chicago
MSc. London School of Economics and Political Sciences
Laurea in Economia e Scienze Politiche, Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali

Major Interests
Vernacular laments of the Virgin in Medieval Italy; Mariology, rituals of death, and the Mater Dolorosa in Italian medieval literature; Medieval Passion plays; Women writers in Medieval Italy; Devotional works in hagiography, and their female audience; Women mystics in medieval Italy; Homiletic and the medieval theater; Religious plays in Italian vernacular.

Selected Publications
  • Forthcoming by Longo Editore: “ Enselmino da Montebelluna and the Plainte dela Vierge. The literary tradition of Italian vernacular laments of the Virgin from the twelfth to the fifteenth century”.
  • "Staging virginity in Florentine convents". Scenes from Italian Convent Life. An Anthology of Convent Theatrical Texts and Contexts. Ed. Elissa Weaver. Ravenna: Longo editore, 2009.  
  • "Ortensio Lando and the re-writing of the "Problemata". Giornale Storico della Letteratura Italiana, 2008.
  • Paolo Cherchi. Ministorie di Microgeneri a cura di C. Fabbian- A. Rebonato- Emanuela Zanotti Carney, Ravenna: Longo Editore, 2003.
  • Carlo Paolazzi. La maniera mutata. Il ‘dolce stil novo’ tra Scrittura e Ars poetica.  in Annali di Italianistica, 18, 2000.
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Contact Information

Office: 1828 UH, MC 315
Fax: 312-413-1044
Email: ezcarney@uic.edu