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Maurizio Ascari

Full Professor

Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-LIN/10 English Literature

Head of Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

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

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Office hours

Room 35, Staircase B, First Floor, Via Cartoleria, 5. 

Given my current engagement as Head of Department, I will receive on appointament (either online or in presence). Send me an email and I will reply asap to organise a meeting.

Best wishes, Maurizio Ascari