Filippo Petricca

filippopetricca@uchicago.edu
Academic Profile: Academia.edu
Advisor(s): Justin Steinberg
Subject Area: Italian Studies

BA, University of Rome “La Sapienza”
MA, University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Dissertation title: Money and the Literary Imagination: Medieval Paris and Florence (1200-1348)

Filippo Petricca is a Romance philologist and a literary historian of medieval and early modern literature. His current project investigates the relationship between literature and economics in medieval Italy and France. He is interested in how medieval fiction stages and complicates moral and economic dilemmas. His research interests include fiction; economic history; periodization; and the medieval conception of love.

List of publications:

2021   (co-authored with Antonio Montefusco) "Dante and Economics: Introduction." Dante Studies 138 (2020): 176 - 194.                      https://muse.jhu.edu/article/836642

2021    “The Vanishing of Angelica. Ariosto, Cervantes and the Economy of Gratitude.” I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance 24.1 (2021): 161-189. https://doi.org/10.1086/715209        

2016    (co-authored with Annalisa Landolfi) “Il re che ride. Le emozioni nel Roman d’Alexandre di Alexandre de Paris.” Critica del testo 19.3 (2016): 71-95

2013    “Ghismonda e Beatrice. Il cuore mangiato e la concezione dell’amore tra Boccaccio e la Vita Nuova.” Critica del testo 16.3 (2013): 131-161

Recent Courses in RLL

ITAL 10100 Beginning Elementary Italian I (Autumn 2017)

ITAL 10200 Beginning Elementary Italian II (Winter 2018)

ITAL 15001 Elementary Italian in Rome (Autumn 2019)

ITAL 24218 Unveiling Chivalry: Chivalric Literature in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (1100-1600) (Autumn 2018)