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Maurizio Ascari

Full Professor

Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-LIN/10 English Literature

Director of First Cycle Degree of Foreign Languages and Literature

Short Bio

Maurizio Ascari teaches English Literature at the University of Bologna (Italy). His publications include books and essays on crime fiction (A Counter-History of Crime Fiction, 2007, obtained a nomination for the Edgar Awards), transcultural literature (Literature of the Global Age, 2011) and interart exchanges (Cinema and the Imagination in Katherine Mansfield’s Writing, 2014). He has also edited and translated works by Henry James, Katherine Mansfield, William Faulkner, Jack London and William Wilkie Collins. His debut novel Faded Letters, tackling the subject of forced labour under the Nazi regime, appeared in the UK in 2013.

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+39 051 20 9 7220

Dipartimento di Lingue, Letterature e Culture Moderne
Via Cartoleria 5, Bologna - Go to map

Office hours

My office hours are from 14.30 to 16.30 on Thursdays. My room is no. 35, Dipartimento LILEC, Via Cartoleria, 5, staircase B, first floor.