Loyola University Chicago

Modern Languages and Literatures

Dr. Sergio Corsi

Associate Professor, Italian Language and Literature

Email: scorsi@luc.edu

Research Interests

  • Italian and Comparative Medieval Literature
  • Romance Philology
  • Dante and the Medieval World
  • Classical and Medieval Rhetoric

Selected Publications

Books 

  • "Il modus digressivus' nella Divina Commedia." Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 1987. Series "Scripta Humanistica," no. 36.

Articles 

  • "I Paradossi di Ortensio Lando: testo e contesto." Italiana V. 1993, 77-93. (Special Issue, January 1993. Editor: Albert Mancini).
  • "Per uno studio del modus digressivus." Studi di Italianistica. 1988, 75-89. Studi in onore di Giovanni Cecchetti. Edited by P. Cherchi and M. Picone. Ravenna: Longo Editore.
  • "Un (an)alfabeto d'amore." Quaderni d'Italianistica 9, no. 1. Spring 1988, 21-40. (An edition of unpublished series of Sonnets by Francesco Maria Paglia).
  • "L'olmo e la vite: Gerusalemme Liberata XX, 99." Modern Language Notes 102, no. 1. The John Hopkins University Press, January 1987, 141-146.

Education

  • Ph.D. The University of Chicago (Italian Language and Literature)
  • Ph.D. The University of Florence, Italy Dottore in Lettere e Filosofia (Doctor of Humanities)

Courses Regularly Taught

  • Dante and the Medieval World
  • The Modern Italian Novel
  • Masterpieces of Italian Literature
  • Stylistics
  • Italian Language courses (101-251)
  • Italian Literature 270/271 (in Italian)
  • Modern Italian Poetry (in Italian)
  • Italian XIX Century Poetry

Other Activities

  • Language Section Director (Italian)
  • Departmental Supervisor, WTC
  • Publicity Committee
  • Co-director Summer Program in Rome
  • Gamma Kappa Alpha, Italian National Honor Society: Advisor