Italian publications

2018

City, Court, Academy: Language Choice in Early Modern ItalySoldato, Eva Del and Rizzi, Andrea (eds.,). City, Court, Academy: Language Choice in Early Modern Italy. Pearson, 2018

This volume focuses on early modern Italy and some of its key multilingual zones: Venice, Florence, and Rome. It offers a novel insight into the interplay and dynamic exchange of languages in the Italian peninsula, from the early fifteenth to the early seventeenth centuries. In particular, it examines the flexible linguistic practices of both the social and intellectual elite, and the men and women from the street. More information...

Ecco! due Student Book and Activity Book with Reader+ (2e)Absalom, Matthew et al. Ecco! due Student Book and Activity Book with Reader+ (2e). Pearson, 2018

Let learning flourish with the second edition of the Ecco! due Student Book for Years 9-10. We've completely revised this popular series to be fully aligned with the latest Australian Curriculum: Languages - Italian, Victorian Curriculum, Western Australian Curriculum and NSW Syllabus. More information...

Ecco! due Teacher Companion (2e)Absalom, Matthew and Ferrari, Elisabetta. Ecco! due Teacher Companion (2e). Pearson, 2018

Comprehensive teacher support, catering for beginning, relief and experienced teachers. Make lesson preparation and implementation easy by combining full Student Book and Activity Book pages with a wealth of teacher support, to help you meet the demands of the Australian Curriculum: Languages - Italian. More information...

2017

Trust and Proof: Translators in Renaissance Print CultureRizzi, Andrea (ed.,). Trust and Proof: Translators in Renaissance Print Culture. Brill Academic Publishers, 2017

Translators' contribution to the vitality of textual production in the Renaissance is still often vastly underestimated. Drawing on a wide variety of sources published in Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Latin, German, English, and Zapotec, this volume brings a global perspective to the history of translators, and the printed book. Together the essays point out the extent to which particular language cultures were liable to shift, overlap, shrink, and expand during one of the most defining periods in the history of print culture. More information...

BrennereiAngelucci, Malcolm. Brennerei. Le Loup des Steppes, 2017

"Brennerei": from German for "distillery". But also "a little thing on the Brenner", or "a place where it burns" ... with humbly in mind "Der Brenner", the magazine that hosted the poetry of Georg Trakl. A small winter trip, a "Winterreise" in dialogue with a pinhole image by Martino Nicoletti. More information...

2016

Doing Research within CommunitiesHajek, John. "Engaging with communities and languages in multilingual urban settings," in Taylor-Leech, K. and Starks, D. (eds.,). Doing Research within Communities: Stories and lessons from language and education field research. Routledge, 2016

Doing Research within Communities provides real-life examples of field research projects in language and education, offering an overview of research processes and solutions to the common challenges faced by researchers in the field. This unique book contains personal research narratives from sixteen different and varied fieldwork projects. More information...

2014

Challenging the Monolingual MindsetHajek, John. Challenging the Monolingual Mindset. Multilingual Matters, 2014.

This volume challenges the monolingual mindset by highlighting how language-related issues surround us in many different ways, and explores the tensions that can develop in managing and understanding multilingualism. The book features analysis and discussion on the use of languages across a range of contexts, including post-migration settlement, policy, education, language contact and intercultural communication. More information...

 Transnational Writers and Pluriculturalism in Italy Today. Troubador Publishing, 2014Manzin, Gregoria. "Engendering Ontological Cartographies: Igiaba Scego's Reading of Otherness," in Russo, Bullaro G. and Benelli, E. (eds.,). Shifting and Shaping A National Identity: Transnational Writers and Pluriculturalism in Italy Today. Troubador Publishing, 2014, pp. 65-85

This volume targets key issues in the controversies that revolve around migration in contemporary Italy, adopting an interdisciplinary approach to works of fiction and non-fiction. It aims to move the discourse forward from migration to transmigration; from nationalism to transnationalism. All too frequently we read stories about boats full of hopeful refugees capsizing off the coast of Italy, or of hundreds of migrants being returned to their own countries after unsuccessful attempts to enter Europe. Who are these people, and what has led them to take such desperate actions? More information...

 Essays in Honour of Gary IanzitiRizzi, Andrea. "The Choices of Quattrocento Translators," in Callisen, C. (ed.,). Reading and Writing History from Bruni to Windschuttle: Essays in Honour of Gary Ianziti. Ashgate, 2014, pp. 19-34

Featuring work by researchers in the fields of early modern studies, Italian studies, ecclesiastical history and historiography, this volume of essays adds to a rich corpus of literature on Renaissance and early modern historiography, bringing a unique approach to several of the problems currently facing the field. Essays fall into three categories: the tensions and challenges of writing history in Renaissance Italy; the importance of intellectual, philosophical and political contexts for the reading and writing of history in renaissance and early modern Europe; and the implications of genre for the reading and writing of history. More information...